Stone Setting : 1-day Course
All tutors work are professional jewellers or are jewellery trade specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets.
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.
Both very useful courses of practical tuition
-Step-by step instruction from a tutor who is a highly experienced stonesetting professional.
Note: This course is not to be confused with Diamond Mounting - which is making the mounts that capture the stones.
Course Fee and Course Date
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
About 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 fee?
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.
Tutors & Course Fee
Only expert 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.
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
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.
How to Book
Choose your date
Decide when you might like your course to take place then "Make a Course Enquiry" and advise your details on the form provided.
Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by PayPal or BACS invoicing.
Once you have booked a cancellation fee of £65 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 another date if you wish.
Should I need to cancel your course due to unforeseen circumstances I will refund your course fee in full.
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