Take basic stone-setting skills to the next level. Build practical skills by prong setting solitaire, pear cut, and princess cut stones. Adam will teach students to quantify bur depth, stone height, and prong height. Students will learn how to shape traditional prongs, polish the inside of the head and between prongs, safely hammer prongs over points/corners, hand engrave finished v-prongs, cut seats for stones with corners, partial bezel set, and make tools for specialty jobs. Enroll in this course to take advantage of this opportunity for growth as a stone setter and gain skills that are in high demand.
• Tool Sharpening
• Surface Prep & Finish
• Creating Stone Seats
• Bezel Set
• Specialty Tools
• Finishing traditional and fancy prongs
• Setting fancy-shape stones
6 prong solitaire with rounded prongs
Prong set pear cut
Princess cut set in v-prongs
Partial bezel set pear cut
Basic stone setting, basic engraving, microscope experience, GRS pneumatic experience, confidence in graver sharpening.
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