Metal Engraving
Expert Stone Setting
$1,750.00

This course is designed to provide in-depth instruction on critical components of professional diamond setting techniques. The course material concentrates on perfecting bead and bright cut procedures and successfully utilizing them in other advanced stone setting applications. Students use a combination of power‑assisted tools, a microscope, and various hand-created implements combined with setting procedures gathered from around the world to achieve superior end results.

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Course Info

Instructor(s)
Todd Daniels
2022 Date(s)
08/15–08/19
Division
JEWELRY
Skill Level
ADVANCED
Capacity
8
Enrollment Type
OPEN WITH APPROVAL

Description

This course is designed to provide in-depth instruction on critical components of professional diamond setting techniques. The course material concentrates on perfecting bead and bright cut procedures and successfully utilizing them in other advanced stone setting applications. Students use a combination of power‑assisted tools, a microscope, and various hand-created implements combined with setting procedures gathered from around the world to achieve superior end results.

Objectives

  • French setting
  • Bead setting
  • Bright-cut
  • Pavé (square, triangle, round and oval clusters)
  • Multi-sided setting
  • Creating specialty tools
  • Tool tips
  • Proper polish
  • Use of carbide versus high-speed steel (HSS) tools
  • Avoiding breakage

Class Project(s)

Brass rings and practice plates

Prerequisites

Stone setting experience and instructor approval is required before acceptance. Contact GRS for details.

 

 

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