Jewelry & Stone Setting
Fabricated Pavé Earrings

Elevate your jewelry crafting skills with our all-in-one Earring Fabrication and Pavé Setting Course! Begin by mastering basic fabrication techniques designed for those with no prior experience. Swiftly transition into the art of pavé setting, where you'll learn the best techniques for layout, what to keep in mind while opening up the seats for the different stones and how to cut 'castle' finishes on the edges. Discover the secrets of bringing your custom visions to life, including expert insights on finishing, cleaning, and polishing. Join us for a seamless journey into the world of personalized jewelry creation and transform your aspirations into tangible masterpieces!

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Course Info

Ben Bentvelzen
2024 Date(s)
Jewelry & Stone Setting
Skill Level
Intro Intermediate
Enrollment Type


  • Forming drop earrings from sheet
  • Soldering techniques for attaching earring posts
  • Correct setup of GRS equipment
  • Operation of common classroom tools
  • Graver sharpening, theory, and geometry
  • Finishing techniques
  • Layout techniques for pave using round cut stones
  • Setting 0.7 mm and 1.2 mm stones on a concave surface
  • Creating “Castle” finishes on the edges

Class Project(s)

Drop pave earrings fabricated from silver plate and wire


Completion of a GRS Basic Course or instructor approval is required, as well as an understanding of proper tool sharpening and basic engraving techniques.

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.

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

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