Short course – Setting Techniques for Beginners

Setting Techniques for Beginners

During this course in setting you will be introduced to a range of stone setting techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of setting processes and styles available to jewellers and have the opportunity to produce a pair of set earrings from start to finish.


Tutor: Stephen Barnett

Topics include:

  • Setting theory
  • Tool making
  • Cabochon setting
  • Claw setting
  • Flush (Gypsy) setting
  • Round (Brilliant) Rub-over setting
  • Square (Princess) Rub-over setting


Who should take this course?

  • Working professionals in jewellery industry looking to gain knowledge and expertise
  • Current student enrolled in jewellery related courses


Level: Beginner


Entry requirements

  • Have beginner jewellery manufacturing skills or
  • Have completed the BAJ short course “Jewellery Manufacturing for Beginners”


Materials to bring to the course:

  • Notebook
  • Pen


Dress Code:

  • Hair band (if you have long hair)
  • Sensible footwear (no open toe sandals)
  • Sensible clothing (no skirts or dresses, clothing to protect your skin in the workshop)


Course Dates: Enquire now for future course dates


Duration: 3 days


Location: London


Price: £379


Qualification: British Academy of Jewellery Setting Techniques for Beginners Certificate

Progression: The British Academy of Jewellery offers a diverse range of specialist intensive courses to help individuals develop their jewellery knowledge and skill set in areas such as CAD, Diamond Grading and Gemstone Studies. We also provide a Jewellery Diploma Programme, which will equip you with all the knowledge and skills you need to design, make and sell jewellery.


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Call 020 7405 0197 to book your place!

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5 St Cross St,
Hatton Garden,
London EC1N 8UA

+44 (0)20 7405 0197

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