The Art of Carving Pearls
In 2016, Betsy began teaching students how to carve freshwater pearls and these classes have been a hit. Using dental-grade diamond burs, students complete three or more projects, including a finished pendant necklace, and have step-by-step notes, tools and resources to take home. Lunch breaks include slide shows and discussions about jewelry design.
Students need to bring:
2017 Pearl Carving Classes
"Betsy is willing to share everything she knows -- one of the most important assets a teacher can have... she always delivers more than you ask for."
Senior Editor, Tools & Technical Editor, Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist 2016