Joel McFadden will teach Prong Setting and Bezel Setting techniques in a 2-day weekend Beginning Stone Setting class. Designed for beginners or for jewelers who are having trouble with basic stone setting techniques. Day 1 Day 1 will cover Prong Setting, sometimes called Diamond-Style Prong Setting. Students will learn everything they need to know about...
Learn to set both cabochons and faceted stones in bezels and tubes. On Day 2, learn multiple methods and techniques for setting round stones in a channel set ring. Students will have benches equipped with microscopes and cutting-edge pneumatic tools.
Joel McFadden teaches jewelers how to set Princess Cut stones and other delicate stones without damaging the corners of the stones. He rounds off the course with some of the easiest channel setting techniques you will ever learn.
For jewelers who want to refine high-quality bead setting skills and develop decorative stone setting techniques using modern tools. Students each have their own bench with a microscope and pneumatic engraving tools to dive right into new techniques