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Optical Micro Setting Courses
Who is it for?
Ideal for beginners with basic background in stone setting profession, this course with our highly experienced tutor will help you to explore the advantages of micro-setting.
Gemstones have been used in jewellery for thousands of years, creating a colourful contrast to the metal in which they are set in.
This course will run Evening from Monday – Friday 18:00 to 21:00 totalling 15 hours and Saturday – Sunday from 10:00 – 18:00 totalling 16 hours with a maximum of two students per course.
This 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.
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 Pavè setting, Flush setting and introduction to Castle / cut down.
. Introduction to Pavè setting theory
. Tool sharping and preparation
. Pave setting flat surface
. Pave setting on a ring
. Flush setting round stone
. Introduction to cut/down setting
The cost of evening course is £775.00 +VAT. ( 15 hours )
The cost of weekend course is £925.00 +VAT. ( 16 hours )
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