Stone Setting Techniques: Intermediate

Learn to use complex stone settings in your jewellery designs, expanding both your skill set 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.

Additional information




3 days


10:00 – 16:00


Birmingham, London


Course Description

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.

Entry requirements

You should have completed our Stone Setting Techniques: Beginner course or have equivalent experience.

Fees & funding


If you are a student or alumni of the past 3 years, you may be entitled to a 10% discount. To find out if you are eligible, please enquire to speak with our recruitment team.

What You Will Learn

Stone setting is an indispensable ability for learners looking to develop a comprehensive jewellery-making skill set. 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


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.

In line with the Customer Act, we reserve the right to close a course
– if there are insufficient student numbers to make the course financially viable.

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