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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.


Course Itinerary


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 )

Hotels nearby


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

Tool sharping

practising bench

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16-16a Baldwins Garden Hatton Garden, London UK

Registered in England and Wales Number 12571779
Registered Office as above

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