Learn the Art of Stone Setting in Metal Clay with Jeanette Landenwitch
Expand your creative skills and learn to set stones in metal clay with Jeanette Landenwitch!
Ms. Landenwitch will show you step-by-step how-to and how-not to set stones in metal clay.
Learn a variety of techniques for setting stones and learn how to start creating your own focal pieces.
Jeanette began working with Precious Metal Clay in 1999 and immediately became intrigued. Since then she has worked extensively with the medium and it has become her main focus. She is a one person studio, and makes her pieces by hand. Jeanette is a Senior PMC Instructor and teaches classes and workshops.
"Working with PMC is a wonderful, creative outlet for me. It challenges me to stretch my ideas, which causes me to constantly incorporate new methods and techniques. I get my inspiration from everywhere, but my favorite is nature".
She has over 35 years experience as a seamstress and dressmaker (once owning her own business), and has a BA in Interior Design. Her hobbies include photography, knitting, cross-stitching, and working puzzles.
- Parts of the stone
- Tools specific to stone-setting
- Choosing a setting and setting technique
- Sizing template and sizing plug
- Various bezel techniques
- Prong settings for faceted stones and prong settings for cabochons
- How to make strong prongs
- Chip inlay
- Channel inlay
- Plus some PMC Pro Tips
- PMC Pro
- bezel roller
- bezel pusher
- grooved prong pusher
- curved burnisher
- mold-2-part silicone material
- basic metal clay tools
Included with the cost of this recording, a PDF containing resources and information direct from Jeanette.