Upcoming Jewelry Classes

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Jewelry Department

Gerry Lewy

Gerry Lewy

Gerry Lewy

Gerry Lewy

Gerry Lewy

Gerry Lewy

Instructor: Gerry Lewy
February 10–12, 2017 (Friday–Sunday, 9:30am–4:30pm)
Basic understanding of Stone Setting & Jewelry Fabrication

This class is no longer available for registration. For more information, please call the Mendocino Art Center Registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10


During this workshop students will learn how to set the following stone types in these various settings: Princess (square cut) four prong, Oval faceted in curved channel, Channel setting for faceted square and round cuts and Cluster prong settings for round faceted. How to properly use, modify and maintain Onglette and Flat gravers will be a focus during the week as they are the essential tools to great, professional stone setting results!


GERRY LEWY has been a Diamond Setter for the past 54 years. During that time he has taught 200,000 students via "Orchid-Videos" and now on YouTube. He is well known throughout Canada and the United States teaching and explaining the skills of Diamond and Gemstone Setting. He has a "Guinness World Record" certificate for creating the world's most valuable Poker-Chip, 2013!

Visit Gerry Lewy's website

Read an article by Gerry Lewy in the Rio Grande Newsletter:
Recycling Worn Out High-Speed Steel Burs

Current MAC Members: $310
Non-members: $345 plus a $45 non-member registration fee

There is a registration fee of $45 for each class for non-members. Current Mendocino Art Center members do not pay a registration fee and may take 10% off each class registration. The discount is reflected in the prices above. Not a member yet? You may sign up below.
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Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, you will receive a refund of tuition less a $45 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.

Instructor materials fee: $395
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