Stone setting

Stone Setting – Jewellery Courses in London

Taught by a team of expert tutors, we offer a wide range of jewellery making and stone setting courses. Take your pick from beginner’s jewellery courses including bezel setting through to intermediate and advanced courses that focus on more advanced techniques such as claw and grain setting. Our classes cover experimental, traditional and contemporary techniques.

Join us in our purpose-built studio where you’ll access to industry standard equipment. We’ll also provide you with basic materials for your course but please read the full course outline before you book as your tutor will list anything you need to bring along.

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  1. Introduction to stone setting: casting with stones
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Aurelie Dellasanta
    Ever wondered how stones are cast into metal or found your wax carved settings have changed in the lost-wax casting process? This course will introduce you to the principles of wax-carved settings for lost-wax casting and how stones can be cast directly into metal using cuttlefish and delft-clay sand casting.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
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  2. Precious metal clay: setting stones
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 23 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Elizabeth Pearson
    Ever fancied experimenting with metal clay and exploring how to set stones in your jewellery? Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced jeweller, this fascinating course will guide you through setting stones using handmade settings. You will develop your own ideas and designs, and practise a range of techniques to create your own striking metal clay work.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
  3. Jewellery: stone setting III
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 27 Apr 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rae Duncan
    Already explored some of the skills of mount-making and stone-setting but want to take your expertise to another level? Experience the more complicated techniques of mounting a variety of stone shapes, as well as practising your grasp of claw and collet settings. Integrate new stone-setting techniques with your existing knowledge to give the ultimate professional finish to your jewellery.
    Full fee £389.00 Senior fee £311.00 Concession £253.00
  4. Introduction to stone setting: raised grain setting
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 10 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rae Duncan
    Grain setting, sometimes referred to as bead setting, is a technique where small faceted stones are held in place by small prongs called beads. These are raised from the metal in the band using an engraving tool. This specialist technique builds on the basic stone setting methods, introducing the use of a new set of tools and skills and is perfect for those wishing to take their stone-setting to a higher level.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
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  5. Flush setting for jewellery makers
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 29 Jul 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Louise Seijen Ten Hoorn
    For intermediate jewellers. Learn how to set round brilliant cut/faceted stones in sheet metal and rings using the traditional flush setting technique. You will practice in copper, before moving on to work in silver. There will also be a chance to make your own flush setting tool.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
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  6. Jewellery: stone setting II
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 12 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rae Duncan
    Already mastered the basics of mount-making and stone-setting but want to improve further? Develop your skills exploring the intricacies of claw and collet settings with the guidance of an experienced tutor.
    Full fee £389.00 Senior fee £311.00 Concession £253.00
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