Course

Stonesetting Awkward Shaped Stones

1-Day Course of Private Tuition

All tutors work are professional jewellers or are jewellery trade specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.

 

Course Description

Setting Awkward Shape Stones

Course content is guided entirely by your own work and training needs.

 

The joy of finding a beautiful stone or cabochon can be frustrated if you are experiencing difficulty setting it securely in your mount.

 

This is course is designed to help you create the piece of jewellery you have in mind by providing you one-to-one tuition in the setting of stone shapes of your choice.
 

  • Learn which setting styles suit different shaped stones.

  • Find out how to successfully frame a particular shape securely.

  • Obtain many tips of the trade, for improving your setting techniques.

  • Get tips for working more efficiently.

 

A very useful course of practical tuition for makers with step-by step instruction from the tutors who are all highly experienced stonesetting practitioners.

 

 

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Course Fee and Course Date

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About the Course Fee

A large portion of the course fee quoted is paid to the tutor. because, it’s their experience and expertise that you are paying for.

 

In addition a there is a small fee for arranging your course which is included in the total course fee.

Vat is not applicable

 

 

What is the course fee?

Select your tutor / course location option from the table below to see what your course fee is.

 

Course fee's quoted are subject to tutor availability.

 

Why are course fee's different?

Because the course fee is mainly determined by each individual tutor's day rate. 

What is the course date?

The course date is for you to decide, subject to tutor availability.

 

Simply enquire about a couple of preferred course date options and I will check the tutor availability for you.

About the Materials

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 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 and you pay the tutor directly for these.

Course Location
Tutors & Course Fee
Tutor Experience

Tutor Options

Course Type and/or
Workshop Location (When available)
Tutors & Course Fee
Tutor Experience
Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, UK
Nigel Y 
Professional Stonesetter & Goldsmith
Course Fee: £325 Vat n/a
Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, UK
Leanda S
Professional Stonesetter
Course Fee: £295 Vat n/a
Essex UK
John D
Professional Stonesetter
Course Fee: £350 Vat n/a
Essex UK
Amy K
Contemporary Jeweller
Course Fee: £295 Vat n/a
Hampshire, UK
Tom W
Goldsmith
Course Fee: Available upon request
Newcastle UK
Matt M
Goldsmith
Course Fee: £295 Vat n/a
Nottinghamshire, UK
Harry F
Goldsmith & Microsetter
Course Fee: Available upon request
Surrey, UK
Stephen B
Goldsmith 
Course Fee: Available upon request

Additional Information

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.

About Materials

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 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.

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.

Payment

Course fee payment is required in advanced by BACS Bank Transfer invoice or IBAN for international students.

Vat/Tax is not applicable

Interested?

1. Choose a your date

 Decide approximately when you might like your first course session to take place. (Subject to tutor availability)

 

2. Make a Course Enquiry

Advise your details on the form provided.

At this stage this is just an enquiry with no obligation to book.

 

Booking Information

Payment Terms

Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by BACS Bank Transfer invoicing (IBAN for International students.

Instalments

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.

 

Booking Terms

  • Once you have booked 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 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.

* 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.

Question?

If you haven't found the information you are looking for or you want to ask a question about a course please make an enquiry.

 

Or you may text  a question to Dawn on 07703 287640

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An informal  Consultancy is available for Jewellery Designer Makers in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter or please make a virtual meeting request.

Please email  Dawn Meaden-Johnson for information.

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