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Cab and Cut (6 sessions)

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cdn $360.00 +Kit fee: $10, payable to the instructor the first day of the class.

Course outline: Dive in head first in a six-session metalsmithing adventure with Darija Radic!

We will begin by making a simple ring. You will choose what kind of design you want for your band and cut it out, you’ll emery it and polish it. After that we will be fabricating a bezel setting for a stone cabochon of your choice and solder that on. Next, you will then clean your ring, polish it and learn how to set a stone. The design shown is only one of many possibilities!

This is a simplified lesson overview; you will be learning how to solder, polish, use jeweller’s hand tools such a jeweller’s saw and small hand files, and learn all about how to work with tiny detail as you create your ring, bezel for a stone and set it! All of these metalworking skills are very useful for future projects at home at or a BeadFX Open Metal Studio.

This multi-session class will be held on the following dates, 6:00 – 9:00pm: Monday, January 14; Monday, January 21; Monday, January 28; Monday, February 4; Monday, February 11; and Monday, February 25. The class fee shown is for the full six-week program; credit will not be given for missed classes.

Skill level: Beginner

Prerequisite: N/A

Technique: Metalworking, including soldering, sawing, polishing, stone setting and bezel making.

Bring to class: You will be responsible for purchasing your own metal (sterling, copper and/or brass sheet) and stone cabochon. You will need metal sheet 18ga/2mm thick x 10mm wide x 90mm long.

Of special note: the class patterns and instructions from our classes are for your personal use only. Please respect the intellectual property of our artists/instructors by not sharing, selling, or teaching the patterns you receive from the classes you take.

How to Register and Cancellation Policy: see details below.



January 14
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cdn $360.00
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BeadFX, 19 Waterman Ave, Unit 2
Toronto, Ontario M4B 1Y2 Canada


Darija Radic


Kit Fee:
$10, payable to the instructor the first day of the class.
Kit Includes:
Cabochon construction and setting information booklet.

How to Register:

  • You may register on-line through the form above, or by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment is required in advance for registration and may be done on-line at the time of registration or in-person at the store.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be mature and responsible to work safely to be allowed to take some of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.