Zen and the Art of the Jeweler's Saw with Michael David Sturlin

Zen and the Art of the Jeweler's Saw with Michael David Sturlin

89 minutes

In this class taught by renowned jewelry artist and teacher, Michael David Sturlin, the Jeweler's Saw will be embraced for it's unique properties and endless applications.

This class provides expert instruction.

Included are sawing skill development exercises that will perfect your sawing techniques .



Michael David Sturlin’s involvement with precious metals began in 1970. His 40 year career as a studio jewelry artist, educator, writer, consultant, and award winning goldsmith includes recognition from the World Gold Council, the American Jewelry Design Council, and Jewelers of America New Designers Gallery. Michael’s internationally acclaimed jewelry focusing on minimalism in precious metal has been published in 85 magazine articles and is featured in the books Masters: Gold, Crocheted Wire Jewelry, Good Bones: the Elements and Principles of Design for Jewelry Makers, and The Metal Artist's Workbench: Demystifying the Jeweler's Saw. Faculty member of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts and a popular visiting guest artist, lecturer, and conference presenter, Michael shares his insight and expertise with students at every level from beginner to accomplished professional.

Covered In This Class: 
  • proper bench setup
  • correct sawing methods
  • blade choices
  • how to position lights for accurate sawing
  • hand and body positioning
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • silver
  • practice plates
  • jeweler's saw
  • scribe
  • pencil
  • dividers

Included is a class handout with the resource information you need to get started.