Micro setting - An Introduction
1-Day or 2 Day option | Private Tuition Stonesetting Course
All tutors work are professional jewellers or are jewellery trade specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.
Microsetting - An Introduction
This course has been designed to introduce you to the techniques for precision Microscopic Stonesetting such as Pave style.
You’ll learn graver/pusher hand skills techniques for Microsetting and the importance of tool preparation and maintenance.
With step-by-step guidance , the tutor will introduce you to the Microscope and other tools that can assist your setting techniques such a rotating vice, tool sharpener and a GRS Gravermax which is a compressed air flex-shaft style pusher/graver which allows for smoother, faster use of traditional stonesetting techniques.
This method of setting requires a great deal of practise to master and this course is designed to be the starting point for those wishing to learn this style of stonesetting.
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What is the course date?
All private tuition courses are arranged upon request on a date to suit you, subject to tutor availability.
We will provides some course dates for you to choose from or you can ask about a course date of day of the week preference.
About the Course Fee
Courses are priced individually because the course fee is based upon the fee a tutor charges to take a day out their trade works to teach.
Precious Metals or stones cannot be included in the course fee, this is because Bespoke Courses are tailored to suit individual makers needs. Therefore you either bring your own sample jewellery and stones for practise setting or you can ask the tutor in advance to supply silver castings and/or stones at an additional cost. Please ask for details.
Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by BACS Bank Transfer invoicing (IBAN SWIFT or PayPal for International students).
Some courses are available to pay in instalments, whereby a non-refundable deposit is required to book your course date. Please ask for details if this is of interest to you.
Once you have booked a cancellation fee of *£95 will be deducted from your refund if you cancel your course up to and including 14 days prior to the start of the course once your payment has been received.
Cancellations received within 14 days of the course date are not eligible for a refund, however you may re-arrange your course for one other date if you wish.
Should we need to cancel your course due to unforeseen circumstances we will refund your course fee in full. Please note, travel and accommodation booked is not eligible for a refund/reimbursement, if you are worried about this we recommend you contact your own Insurer for advice.
* Amount is variable depending on the duration and type of the course. When you enquire, out quote reply will provide the actual cancellation amount applicable, £95 applies only to a standard one day course.