Beginner Gemstone Setting

With G.J. Owen

Course Description

This Class introduces you to gemstone setting techniques by

teaching you how to set stones with the aid of a microscope,

Pneumatic machine and different setting tools.

This course is for beginners.


Course Objectives

  • Correct setup of a workbench

  • setting up Microscope, Pneumatic machine and tools

  • Tool sharpening, as well as sharpening theory and geometry

  • Proper use of work holding fixtures and devices

  • Layout techniques for round stones

  • Round stone fitting and seat preparation

  • prong, flush(gypsy setting), Bezel, bead, and channel setting techniques using round stones


CLASS PROJECT(S)

Practice plates and Rings

All tools and Materials are provided in the class


Requirement

No requirement or previous experience necessary 


Course duration: 5 Days 

Attendance: 40 Hours


Please note:

Course information is subject to change without notice.