Stone Setting Techniques for Intermediates | BAJ

Stone Setting Techniques for Intermediates


Learn to use complex stone settings in your jewellery designs, expanding both your skillset and creative horizons. Intended for jewellers and jewellery students with some setting experience, particularly for those who have completed our Stone Setting Techniques: Beginner programme, our intermediate stone setting course will allow you to explore more intricate setting techniques.

During the 3-day programme you will gain experience with a wide range of stone setting techniques. Building on basic setting skills, the course covers rub over setting Marquise stones, flush setting shaped stones, such as square princess cut and Marquise cut stones, grain setting, star setting and pave. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a BAJ certificate. 

This intermediate stone setting course is taught in our professional-level bench workshops, where you will have access to high-quality tools and materials, and will be led by one of our expert tutors. Classes are given to small groups of learners, meaning you can benefit from individual attention and personalised feedback.

Course Content
Course Content

Stone setting is an indispensable ability for learners looking to develop a comprehensive jewellery making skillset. The techniques covered by our intermediate-level course will add to your existing skills and permit you to create more complex pieces featuring beautifully seamless settings.

During this course in setting, you will be introduced to a range of stone setting techniques and skills. Building on basic setting skills, during the course we will cover:

  • Tool making
  • Rub over setting Marquise stones
  • Flush setting shaped stones square princess cut and Marquise cut
  • Grain setting
  • Star setting
  • Pave
Key Information
Key Information

Next start date: 21 – 23 August 2023 in Birmingham

Entry requirements: Completion of our beginner stone setting course or equivalent experience.

Course duration: 3 days, 10 am – 4 pm

Delivery: This course is taught on campus.

Price: £360 (All materials required for the programme are included in the cost of the course)


Upon completing this intermediate programme, you may wish to consider exploring other jewellery making skills through another BAJ short course. You could also enrol in a longer-term programme, such as one of BAJ’s Diplomas.

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26-30 Holborn Viaduct,
London EC1A 2AT

+44 (0)20 7405 0197

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