This first gemstone setting course builds on basic fabrication and bezel skills learned in Metal Techniques 1. Students will create intermediate settings into which they will set cabochon and faceted stones. Attention will be paid to ergonomics, and choosing the right setting method for the cut of stone and jewellery type. Terminology related to the various cuts of gemstones will also be covered.
Course code: JADE 1124
Length: 75.0 hours
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