Jewelry & Stone Setting
Bridal Settings

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.

Course Info

Adam Guzzon
2023 Date(s)
Jewelry & Stone Setting
Skill Level
Enrollment Type
Open, see prerequisites


• Tool Sharpening

• Workholding

• Surface Prep & Finish

• Creating Stone Seats

• Prongs

• Bezel Set

• Channel

• Specialty Tools

• Finishing traditional and fancy prongs

• Setting fancy-shape stones

Class Project(s)

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.



Please note: Course information subject to change without notice. Example images may not show exact techniques, methods, designs, etc., taught or demonstrated in course.

Cancellation/Transfer Policy

We reserve your seat upon receipt of course deposit. To transfer or cancel your reservation, notify GRS at least 30 days before the class start date to transfer deposit or receive a refund, less $50. Deposits are not transferrable or refundable less than 30 days before the course start date. If you have any questions about this information, please do not hesitate to call us! We would be glad to help you. Call 800-835-3519, Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.

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