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  • Dawn Meaden-Johnson

Get Stonesetting 'Tips of the Trade'

Getting practical help with troublesome stonesetting issues can be difficult for makers working alone, however but help is now at hand.

Technical hitches can now be quick-fixed by a day of intensive one-to-one tuition

with a Jewellery Trade Stonesetter. Courses are based at the tutor's own workshop in Birmingham's historic Jewellery Quarter, other course locations too.

Bring along your own work - jewellery & stones - and get step-by-step tuition to help you get you back on track.

You will obtain many hints and tips to improve your skills and be more effective in your making practise.

Take 1-day out of your week to get the help you need.

Learning Opportunities

COURSE: 1-Day course | Stonesetting Tips of the Trade

COURSE: 1-Day course | Bezel Setting Essentials

COURSE: 1-Day course | Setting Awkward Shaped Stones

COURSE: 1-Day course | An Introduction to Microsetting


About the author Dawn Meaden-Johnson has over 30 years’ experience working in customer facing Creative and Commercial Industries and in Further Education, including at Birmingham City University School of Jewellery, during which time she has worked extensively with external national and international clients. Dawn is a creative business development consultant and the founder of The Bespoke Jewellery Training Company which provides national one-to-one practical tuition for Jewellers and business enterprise skills training and enterprise mentoring for young makers in the West Midlands. A Silversmith graduate of Birmingham City University School of Jewellery, Dawn still creates jewellery under the brand which specialises in limited edition anodised aluminium jewellery with silver. Read more...

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