Course

Bezel Stonesetting

​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 with you.

 

Course Description

Bezel Stone Setting Techniques

 

Popular with many jewellery designer makers, Bezel setting, sometimes known as "rub-over" setting is a trade technique used to secure a stone firmly by pushing or gently rubbing over the rim located at the top of a bezel style mount around the entire circumference of the stone.
 

  • Learn bezel (rub-over) techniques for different shaped stones.

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

  • Get tips for working more efficiently.

This course is aimed a jewellers whose designs specialise in highlighting the beauty of precious or semi-precious gemstones or minerals in a bezel setting.

Suitable for Stonesetting Beginners, this is a very useful courses of practical tuition with step-by step instruction from the tutor who is a highly experienced stonesetting practitioner.

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Course Location
Tutors & Course Fee
Tutor Experience

Birmingham's historic Jewellery Quarter

Nigel Y

Course Fee: £325

+ Materials, (Stonesetting casting kit + stones is available - Ask for details)

Vat not applicable

Essex

Amy K

Course Fee: £295

+ Materials, (Stonesetting casting kit + stones is available - Ask for details)

Vat not applicable

Essex

John D

Course Fee: £340

+ Materials, (Stonesetting casting kit + stones is available - Ask for details)

Vat not applicable

Central London

Kelvin B

Course Fee: Available upon request

+ Materials

Vat not applicable

Middlesborough

Julie W

Rub-over (Cabochon) only

Course Fee: £259

Bring your own mounts & stones for practise.

Vat not applicable

Nottinghamshire

Harry F

Course Fee availble upon request

+ Materials

Vat not applicable

South Wales

Brian E

Course Fee: Available upon request

+ Materials

Vat not applicable

Bristol

Jacks T

Course Fee: Available upon request

+ Materials

Vat not applicable

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Only expert tutors

Tutors 

 

Your tutor will only be an established highly skilled Goldsmith or Jewellery Industry professional.

 

Practical courses are taught in the workshop of your tutor. This will give you the added benefit of seeing first-hand how they carry-out their own professional trade practise.

 

  • See how their workshop is set up.

 

  • See which tools they find invaluable.

 

  • Find out some of their trade secrets.

Practical Matters

 

Workshop Hours

 

Flexible to suit, usually 9.30am to 4.30pm

 

Lunch is not provided so you'll need to bring a packed lunch to suit your own dietary requirments.

 

Do you have a question?
 

Please make a general enquiry, email me or request a Course Information sheet. 

The focus is on you

Course content

 

Courses are individually tailored to suit your skill level and requirements wherever technically possible and feasible in the time allowed on the day of your course, as determined by the tutor.

 

When making a course enquiry please provide as much information as you can about what you want to acheive on your course.

 

All your information will better prepare the tutor so that you can obtain the best possible course 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
Middlesborough, UK
Julie W
Jeweller & Silversmith
Course Fee: £295 Vat n/a
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

CONTACT

e: bespoketraining@virginmedia.com

t: 44 (0) 07703 287640

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