Simple Stone Setting and Street Gemology with Jim Dailing

Saturday-Sunday, June 23-24, 10-6p

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Alchemy of Gold and Jewelry Restoration
Simple Stone Setting and Street Gemology

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Intermediate to Advanced

Learn how to pick the best stones for your work, and then learn how to set them! Experienced goldsmith Jim Dailing will walk students through the fundamentals of Gemology, especially when it comes to purchasing stones at a show. Spend the beginning of the class learning these tips and tricks, and then spend the rest of the time learning how to do surface stonesettings with ease. Learn how to make a big impact with these versatile setting techniques, and how to select the right stones for the job.

This course will cover:

  • -The basics of gemology: Moh’s hardness scale, weighing and measuring gems, cuts, shapes, and more!
  • -Understanding how to look at a stone before setting it
  • -Overview of the historical evolution of the cutting and faceting of gems
  • -Layout and setting of pave
  • -Flush and bead setting utilizing gravers and scribes


You can learn more about Jim’s work on his website: www.jimdailing.com

Complete the series:

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Tuition: $385 + $95 kit fee - Payment plans available

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