Thematic coursesFabricationFinishing TechniquesStone setting

sertissage

SUITABLE FOR

Anyone interested in French stone setting techniques.

OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the different types of stone setting used in French fine jewellery
  • To be able to use the main stone setting techniques (bead setting, bezel setting, prong setting)
  • To be able to use complex stone setting techniques (pavé and other French setting styles)

COURSE SUMMARY

From introduction to advanced training, BJO Formation provides an array of modules on all aspects of the jewellery trade.

  • INTRODUCTION
    • Tools preparation and maintenance
    • Positionning the stones/cutting the seats
    • Fittings
    • Bead setting, prong setting and bezel setting
  • ADVANCED TRAINING
    • Advanced bead setting, prong setting and bezel setting
    • Fittings
    • Pavé, and other French setting styles
  • ADVANCED TRAINING +
    • Advanced pavé setting
    • Calibré setting (channel setting with square cut stones)
    • Setting complex pieces

TEACHING RESOURCES

  • Binoculars equipped stone setting workshop
  • Equipment, tools, castings and stones provided by the school
  • Training provided by a professional fine jewellery stone setter

TRAINING VALIDATION

  • A progress report and a final report will be produced at the end of each quarter
  • At the end of the session, each participant will receive a certificate after a skills assessment