Home Jewelry Design BENCHTIPS: your stone setting questions answered

BENCHTIPS: your stone setting questions answered

BENCHTIPS: your stone setting questions answered


You may watch the entire masterclass or have a look beneath to see if there are any particular questions that you’ve got. These are time-stamped beneath so you’ll be able to skip straight to the reply.

1.33 Might you discuss bezel setting angular stones (sq. or rectangular) particularly the best way to shut the setting (not the development of the bezel). For instance, would submitting the corners earlier than putting the stone in, be advisable as a normal rule?

3.50 if you’re submitting the nook of bezels, what recordsdata must you use?

5. 20 really useful software – security again file is must-have for stone setting

5.30 I’ve a number of settings on a hoop which can be cosy to one another – a collet, tube and a claw marquise – I do know, I am loopy! – any tips about the best way to set settings which can be so shut collectively? Is there a manner so as to add house across the settings to permit to push over the partitions/claws?

10 Any tips about flush setting and the best way to keep away from scratching the realm across the stone please?

15.24 Do you’ve gotten any tips about defending stones when utilizing a hammer handpiece?

18.15 I’ve some stunning rose-cut cushion-shaped cabochons (they’ve curved corners however a refined level in the course of both sides on account of the lower) – any ideas and recommendation on getting ready a bezel utilizing 0.8mm superb silver sheet for the cleanest setting. I’ll be including a chamfer

22.03 I’ve a small baguette emerald I would like so as to add it to a hoop however do not know the place to start out. Ideally, it might be a claw setting to point out the stone off however I am unable to discover solid settings for a baguette stone? Any recommendation could be nice thanks!

26.14 Do you’re employed with CAD solid fashions? what do you search for or request in an excellent solid setting. instance claw size, bezel top?

30.15 How are you going to finest clear up the edges of a setting that has been bezel set/hammer handpiece set with out submitting the highest of the stone too? I’m not good with gravers, so slicing off the inside facet to make it neat is not an choice

34.08 Ideas for when cabochons are rocking inside a bezel setting as a result of the again is not completely flat?

39.00 Are you able to set a stone with a thick wall and not using a hammer handpiece?

42.36 What’s your opinion of cast-in-place settings?

46.15 How do you do a spectacle setting? I’m not positive the best way to make it and the way you shut it will definitely too as you might not be capable of solder when the stone is in

52.00 I am doing the superb jewelry diploma, I have been pleased with my settings on most items however not pleased with the general ending and sharpening. Ought to the cleansing and sharpening all the time be carried out earlier than setting? I made the cluster ring and regardless that I used to be pleased with end earlier than setting, after setting I’ve struggled to get the end to fascinating stage.

Should-have instruments talked about on this Q&A

  • Security again recordsdata

  • Optivisors



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