Bezels and Claws Settings

Professional Bezels and Claws Course

The Professional Bezels and Claws Course is a unique opportunity for those who want to master these essential stone-setting techniques without the need to complete the full 300-hour professional setting courses.

As with all our setting courses, this course is conducted entirely at the Gerardi Setting School, our unique facility dedicated solely to stone setting. We use special trinocular microscopes and GRS balls to achieve the highest quality and perfection in the product.

This course will allow you to acquire advanced skills in the art of stone setting, becoming a completely autonomous professional ready to work at the highest levels on all bezel and claw techniques.

(Note: This course is already included in the 300-hour Professional Stone setting and Micro Setting Course)

 

What You Will Learn During the Course:

The entire course focuses on finished bezel and claw settings to make the experience as immersive and realistic as possible for the future work of a setter. You will use stones of various sizes and structures to ensure comprehensive and versatile training.

SETTING TECHNIQUES:

  • Claws:
    • Marquise: Learn to set marquise-cut stones with claws, creating an elegant and elongated effect.
    • Round: Gain skills in setting round stones with prongs for a classic and timeless result.
    • Oval: Discover how to work with oval stones, perfect for refined and harmonious designs.
    • Pear: Experiment with setting pear-shaped stones, ideal for adding a touch of originality to your jewelry.
    • Emerald Cut: Learn techniques to mount emerald-cut stones, synonymous with luxury and sophistication.
  • Bezel:
    • Marquise: Deepen your skills in bezel setting marquise-cut stones, creating visually impactful jewelry.
    • Round: Learn to work with bezel settings for round stones, enhancing their natural beauty.
    • Oval: Discover how to set oval stones in bezels for an elegant and distinctive design.
    • Pear: Experiment with bezel setting pear-shaped stones, adding creativity to your projects.
    • Emerald Cut: Learn techniques to mount emerald-cut stones in bezels, achieving jewelry of rare elegance.

Bonus Exercises:

  • Flush Setting: A quick and useful technique for all types of jewelry, where metal is moved over the stone to create a “shiny thread.”
  • Bezel Setting: A fast setting technique where a thin strip of metal, the “bezel,” surrounds and secures the stone.

HOURS OF LESSONS : 80

LANGUAGE :
ENGLISH – ITALIAN

ENROLMENT :
The course is held throughout the year, but like all Academy courses, due to the high demand from around the world, it is necessary to book several months in advance.

REQUIREMENTS :
No specific skills are required to join the training, as participants will be introduced to these setting techniques from the basics.

FREQUENCY AND DURATION 

STANDARD MODE :
The bezel and clows course duration is 2 months and is held at the rate of 2-3 classes per week of 4 hours each, to be chosen in the time slots: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

INTENSIVE MODE :
The bezel and clows course duration is 2 week.

For information about the Intensive Course visit: CLICK HERE INTENSIVE COURSES 

 

PRICES COURSE STANDARD MODE:


ONE SOLUTION

€ 2.500,00

 

Why Choose Our Bezels and Claws Setting Course?

  • Specific and Comprehensive Training: We offer focused and comprehensive training on bezel and claw techniques, concentrating on specific and advanced skills that will allow you to perform work of any level of complexity professionally and completely.

  • Exclusive and Dedicated Environment: Our Gerardi Setting School is the largest setting school in Europe, a unique center of excellence in the world, dedicated exclusively to stone setting.

  • Technological Innovation: At the Gerardi Setting School, we teach using only the TRINOCULAR METHOD, the method for achieving perfect setting invented by Master Pier Paolo Gerardi. During the course, we use only the best technologies available on the market. Each bench is equipped with special trinocular microscopes and GRS balls to ensure maximum precision and quality.

  • Work-Oriented Experience: The course is entirely based on practical exercises on finished settings, preparing students for the real work that a professional setter will perform.

  • Flexibility: This course is also ideal for those seeking intensive and specialized training without the need to follow long-term programs.

  • Professional Competence: By the end of the course, you will be completely autonomous and ready to set any jewelry requiring these setting techniques.

 

This course will provide you with all the skills needed to excel in stone setting on bezels and claws of any shape or size, allowing you to create extraordinary jewelry that will captivate anyone who sees it. Join the best setting school in Italy and Europe, and turn your passion for jewelry into a successful profession!

 

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