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Tucson Parks & Rec Randolph Complex

Beyond the Basic Bezel with Lynette Andreasen

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Beyond the Basic Bezel with Lynette Andreasen
Beyond the Basic Bezel with Lynette Andreasen

Time & Location

Oct 22, 2022, 9:00 AM – Oct 23, 2022, 5:00 PM

Tucson Parks & Rec Randolph Complex, 200 S Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711, USA


About the event

In this course, students will learn to make creative bezels that are a bit more exciting than the typical bezel wire variety. We’ll cover castellated bezels, reverse bezels, heavy walled bezels, tapered bezels and more. Students will learn to make beautiful settings for stones and can expect to leave with at least one finished piece of jewelry!

For questions, please contact Jeanne Jerousek @ (520) 837-8244 or email


Lynette Andreasen is a jeweler and metalsmith living and working in Tucson, Arizona. She has earned both a Bachelors of Fine Arts and Masters of Fine Arts, specializing in Metals and Jewelry. She has exhibited her work at locations such as Mesa Art Center in Mesa, Arizona, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the Metals Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. Her work has also been widely published in publications such as American Craft Magazine, Art Jewelry Magazine, and two Lark Books; "500 Silver Jewelry Designs," and "500 Necklaces." Aside from maintaining her own studio practice, Andreasen also works as an educator.  She has taught jewelry making classes at institutions such as Pocosin Arts, Central New Mexico Community College, Arizona State University, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Central Arizona College, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Peters Valley Craft Center, and others.


Soldering Tweezers 

Jewelers Saw Sawblades – 2/0 or finer 

6” hand file #2 cut – half round 

Needle files 

Sandpaper in various grits 



18 or 20 Gauge Sheet Metal (Copper or Sterling Recommended) – at least 3x3” (depending on your project) 


Silver Solder in Hard, Medium, and Easy 

Cabochon Stones or Faceted Stones that you want to set (I’d recommend having some of each so we can choose what will work best in the workshop timeframe) 

Sterling Silver Rectangle Wire 1.5mm x 3mm (or wider depending on the stone you want to set – this is for the castellated bezel) - at least 1 foot


Graver Handle 

Brass Rod (for making bezel pusher) 


Cabochon Stone for Practice Sample 

Copper Sheet Metal

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