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Stone Setting

Katy Armstrong jewellery setting stones tools

In July I spent a week at Birmingham School of Jewellery on a stone setting course, run by the very talented (and patient!) Nigel Yates. We started off by preparing some of the tools we needed....     Then we moved onto practicing with the gravers to master some of the skills we would need for setting, such as graining and engraving. After many attempts (a lot of which failed!) we moved onto setting CZ in the silver castings provided. We began with three claw settings of various shapes and sizes.   \ We then moved onto a variety of settings,...

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