ONLINE PROGRAMS

CREATE THE JEWELS OF YOUR DREAMS!

Study online with one of the most celebrated hands-on goldsmiths of our time, Kent Raible.

For experienced metalsmiths who want to improve their skills and be more inspired in their designs, we offer group programs designed to reduce your learning curve and help you transform that vision in your head into a masterpiece you can touch.

 

Our mentored online programs are designed to:

  • Give you more confidence in your fabrication skills so that you can create more elaborate and elegant designs that evolve your work to the next level.
  • Unleash your creativity by advancing your ability to move your dream from an image in your mind to a finished masterpiece.
  • Support your progress through our weekly live group calls and our private Facebook group so that you can  master the skills in each module.

GOING TUBULAR - TUBES & THEIR USES FOR BEZELS & HINGES

This 4 week online program is designed to show you how to:

  • Measure and create tubing blanks for round, square, marquise and pear-shaped tubing.
  • Create beautiful and crisp bezel settings for gemstones of all shapes and sizes.
  • Use advanced bezel setting tricks so you’ll know how to prepare corners for setting square, triangular, marquise and trillion shaped stones.
  • Fabricate a double tube hinge, and how to integrate it into your designs.
  • Add articulated hinges and swivels giving your designs more dimension and movement.

ARCHITECTURE OF A RING

Have you ever gazed at a ring, and wondered how they put all those little pieces together to create one seemless masterpiece?

  • Learn the technical skills needed to create a ring that is a unique expression of you!
  • I’ll take you behind the scenes in my workshop where I’ll show you my sketchbook and guide you through the design of more complex rings, from concept to planning out the fabrication.
  • I’ll demystify some of my most complex pieces by explaining the fabrication and forming steps involved in their creation, to show you how it’s actually done!
  • I will encourage you to work on your own, more complex designs as we go, suitable to your skill level.