Optical Micro Setting Courses
Who is it for?
Beginners Diamond Setting Course: Ideal for those who are passionate to get involved in the jewellery trade where diamond setting is a must skill. ( no experience needed)
Intermediate Diamond Setting Course: Suitable for those in the jewellery manufacturing industry who are looking to improve their skills.
Course Itinerary & Price
Beginners Diamond Setting Course: One week - Monday to Friday 10:00 -17:00 totalling
with a maximum of two students per course. £2500.00 (inc VAT)
Intermediate Diamond Setting Course One weekend - Saturday to Sunday -10:00 – 18:00 totalling with a maximum of two students per course. £985.00 (inc VAT)
The limited number of a maximum two students per course will enable the tutor to give their undivided attention to the participants and ensure that they learn and develop their skills as much as possible.
During the lessons, students will be assisted with a screen tv to facilitate their understanding throughout the course.
You will be taught through demonstrations and be given examples of jewellery made with the skills you are learning. Support and advice by the tutor will be given throughout the course.
We also want to ensure that each lesson is tailored to the student’s specific needs depending on their experience in the jewellery industry trade. After the weekend course, participants will be given a full day free of charge to practice in our studio in order to monitor their progress.
Tools to be used
Our students will be taught using microscopes, GraverMax, GRS benchmate and Jura tool/graver making is an integral part of our teaching. The tutor is always on hand to teach, guide and pass on their knowledge of intricate micro-setting.
The students will only need to take their notebooks to the courses, as the rest of the materials will be provided. Copper sheets, brass and copper rings, engravers, burrs etc
What will you learn?
This course will be tailored to your individual skills but mainly focused on pave setting, Flush setting and introduction to Castle / cut down.
Introduction to Pave setting theory
Tool sharping and preparation
Micro-pave flat surface
Micro-pave setting on a ring
Introduction to cut/down setting (depending on your progress)
The Bryson Hotel
Premier Inn London St Pancras / Holborn / Farringdon
Farringdon underground station - 6mins walk
Holborn undergrad station - 12 mins walk
Chancery Lane station - 5 mins walk
From King’s cross St Pancras 46, 17, 63
From Holborn 8, 521, 234