Metal Engraving
Micro Pavé

Explore the technical challenges of micro-pavé in this course instructed by John Sorich. Learn to layout micro pavé with stones smaller than 1.5mm, set snow and fantasy shapes, use multi-colored stones to create vibrant patterns, and cut ajours to emphasize stones. Students will also learn to hand-sharpen specialty tools needed for these tasks.

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Course Info

John Sorich IV
2023 Date(s)
Jewelry & Stone Setting
Skill Level
Enrollment Type
Open, see prerequisites


• Micro pavé < 1.5mm

• Hand sharpening

• Advanced stone layout

• Ajours

• Snow pavé

Class Project(s)

Phosphorous bronze plates & organic shaped 14k gold stamping with real diamonds


Basic Stone Setting (2 years experience recommended), familiarity with sharpening gravers, able to create seats in flat metal, familiarity with burs & drilling, good graver control.



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