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.



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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