1-Day Diamond Mounting Techniques
Fine Jewellery Techniques : 1-Day Course : Private Tuition
All tutors work are professional jewellers or are jewellery trade specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets.
Diamond Mounting Techniques
This course offers the perfect opportunity for you to obtain many Tips of the Trade from a highly experienced Goldsmith who specialises in Diamond Mounting and obtain techniques for creating elegant original mounts to hold gemstones.
Course content is guided by your training needs, here are some suggestions for areas you might like to get help with;
Get some tips of the trade for making bezels mounts accurately fit tricky shaped stones.
Learn more about essential skills such as about Marking out; Gaps and Gallery wires; Drilling and Piercing out.
Discover how to make more accurate rub-over or claw style mounts, without unnecessary precious metal wastage.
Get technical help with problematic mount fabrication issues and/ or practical advice on how to create mounts for different or awkward shaped stones such as emerald or trillion cut.
You'll need to bring along your own precious metals for fabrication and stones.
You may also bring your own Jewellery pieces to show the tutor and obtain guidance on fabrication solutions.
It was a great day with Nick, the workshop is great – full of interesting tools and equipment with a great view too! He was very welcoming and put me at my ease.
I already knew the basic concepts of mounting, so it was really good to learn the tips and tricks of the trade and how to make a setting for an unusual or irregular shaped stone.
I knew a day wouldn’t be a long time on this, years of practice is required, but I have a good base now and more confidence to attempt the designs I had in mind before the course.
Mel K : Jeweller
1-Day Diamond Mounting Tips of the Trade
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Tutors & Course Fee
What is the course date?
The course date is set by you, so that you can undertake a tuition session at your convenience.
All dates / times of course sessions are subject to tutor availability.
Start time are generally 10am GMT London Time but this can be adjusted slightly to suit.
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 must bring your own precious metals. You will be able to discuss your course content with your tutor before the course and ask advice about what precious metals to bring.
About the Course Fee
A large portion of the course fee quoted is paid to the tutor, because, it’s their expertise that you pay for.
Where there is a selection of tutors, course, fee's may vary due to individual tutor requirements for teaching.
In addition a there is a small fee for arranging your course which is included in the total course fee.
Course fee payment is required in advanced by BACS Bank Transfer invoice or IBAN for international students.
Vat/Tax is not applicable
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You will receive full details to help you decide if you would like to book the course.
Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by BACS Bank Transfer invoicing (IBAN for International students. Paypal may be available for overseas 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 one day course a cancellation fee of £75* 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 rearrange 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.
* 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. £75 applies to a standard one day course.
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