Free Form cutting of precious stones in Braunwald
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In a short introduction precious stones and their physical properties relative to the cutting will be presented. The cut brings out hidden qualities. Individual properties will be explored and cut in a shape in relation to the stone and the cutter.
Gemsaw's and different facetting machines also cabochon machines or tools for free-form cutting are at your disposal. Rough stones can be bought for a low price and cut right away in the class. Hubert Heldner who teaches this class, organises stone cutting classes since many years.
Felix Stüssi organises an important and very interesting programm of classes. You will find: Silversmithing, jewelry with paper, clasps and connections, enamel, wax models and castings, Argentium & Keum Boo, Mokume Gane and hollow forms and folds.