Reversible Cabochon Prong Setting

Simple soldering project.

SKU# EP1652

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Here is a versatile sterling silver prong setting that works for both asymmetrical and standard-shaped cabochons making it ideal for so many pieces. It is quick, simple, economical, and actually has a built-in bail. This graceful wire setting is reversible, with one side appearing completely different from the other. This beginner/intermediate project includes step-by-step photographs.
Required Materials: Solder (not lead), soldering brick, wire, cabochon stone or fused glass, detergent and brass brush/scrubbing pad. See project for complete list.
Tools Needed: Round nose, chain nose, and flat nose pliers, flush cutters, torch, tweezers, flux, pickle. See project for complete list.
Techniques Used: Soldering
Originally Published: Step by Step Wire Jewelry, Fall 2007

SKU: EP1652

Author/Speaker/Editor: Margo Farrin O'Connor

Format: eProject