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Intermediate Gemstone Setting
  • Intermediate Gemstone Setting

    Take your gemstone setting skills to the next level with our specialized class on fancy gemstone settings.

    Whether you're a seasoned jeweler or a budding enthusiast, this immersive course will equip you with the techniques and expertise to master the art of setting fancy-shaped gemstones with precision and finesse.


    Class Details:

    Duration: 5 days (Monday to Friday)

    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (one hour lunch)

    Class Size: Private one on one.

    Prerequisites: Completion of the Preparation Class is required before attending this course.


    Course Objectives:


    Layout Techniques for Fancy Shape Gemstones:

    • Dive into advanced layout techniques explicitly tailored for fancy-shaped gemstones.
    • Learn to measure and mark irregular shapes such as Princess, Trillion, Radiant, Emerald, Marquise, and Pear for precise and symmetrical settings.
    • Explore strategies for optimizing stone placement and alignment to enhance the overall aesthetic appeal of the setting.

    Fancy Shape Gemstone Fitting and Seat Preparation:

    • Master the intricate process of fitting fancy-shaped gemstones into meticulously prepared seats.
    • Practice seat preparation techniques tailored to accommodate each fancy shape's unique contours and proportions, ensuring secure and visually appealing settings.

    Setting Styles for Fancy Gemstones:

    • Explore a variety of setting styles suitable for fancy gemstones, including prong, flush (gypsy setting), and bezel setting.
    • Learn the nuances of each setting style and when to apply them based on the characteristics of the gemstone and design requirements.

    Utilizing Fancy Shape Gemstones:

    • Gain hands-on experience working with various fancy-shaped gemstones, including Princess, Trillion, Emerald, Marquise, and Pear shapes.
    • Explore each shape's unique properties and challenges, developing the skills to handle them confidently and precisely.

    Class Projects:

    • Engage in practical exercises focused on setting fancy-shaped gemstones on practice plates and rings.
    • Apply learned techniques to create stunning jewelry pieces that showcase your newfound skills and creativity.
    • All tools and materials required for the class projects will be provided, ensuring a seamless learning experience.


    1Unlock the potential of fancy gemstone settings and elevate your jewelry-making abilities with our Intermediate class. Enroll now and embark on a journey towards mastering the art of setting intricate and unique gemstone shapes.


    Please note that course information is subject to change without prior notice.


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        From April 8 to 19 2024

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