Introduction to Stonesetting Techniques

Jewellery Techniques : 1-Day Private Tuition Course

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


Course Description

An Introduction to Stone Setting Techniques 


Course content is guided by your training needs see below for an example of what you could learn.


If you are new to Stonesetting you may like to choose one stonesetting technique and spend a day mastering the basics along with learning the importance of tool preparation and maintenance.

Rub-Over :  Claw  Set :  Pave


If you have some basic stonesetting skills but would like to refine a particular technique or lean a new one you can simply tailor the course to suit your needs by bringing along sample silver jewellery /rings and stones that you would like to learn how to set more successfully.

NOTE: This course is not to be confused with Diamond Mounting - which is making the mounts that capture the stones.

Diamond Mount Course >

A very helpful starting point for Jewellers of any skill level, with step-by step practical  instruction from a tutors who is a highly experienced stonesetting practitioners.


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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
Course Fee: Available upon request
Middlesborough, UK
Julie W
Jeweller & Silversmith
Course Fee: £295 Vat n/a
Newcastle UK
Matt M
Course Fee: £295 Vat n/a
Nottinghamshire, UK
Harry F
Goldsmith & Microsetter
Course Fee: Available upon request
Surrey, UK
Stephen B
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.


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

Vat/Tax is not applicable


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.


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.



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