Jewelry & Stone Setting
Decorative Setting & Engraving

Designing unique eye-catching pieces that are viewed as a work of art will help you create a look that will stand out among the masses and help you define your place in the market. Combining innovative engraving techniques with some of the most popular stone setting styles will make your pieces truly one of a kind. Todd will teach you how to merge these two art forms into a cutting edge skill set so that you can immediately begin to transform your jewelry designs into individual works of art.

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Course Info

Todd Daniels
2023 Date(s)
Jewelry & Stone Setting
Metal Engraving
Skill Level
Enrollment Type
Open, see prerequisites


  • Overview of tools used for stone setting and engraving
  • Design and create new specialized tools for unique cuts
  • Layout methods to achieve greater end results
  • Combine bead and bright cut stone setting techniques with popular engraving styles such as bright cut and line engraving
  • Using line engraving for effective detailing to achieve greater contrast of light/dark, textures and shapes
  • Combine geometric and organic motifs for artistic contrast
  • Use of engraved and stone set borders as an artistic frame
  • Small scale engraving for real world applications
  • Millgrained edges
  • Executing designs in various metals
  • Effective polishing and finishing procedures

Class Project(s)


Basic Stone Setting and Basic Engraving or the equivalant. Student should be confident in sharpening basic gravers such as 90,105,120. Experience in setting round stones on a flat surface.



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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