Mounting and Setting Stones

Mounting and Setting Stones

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Design & Make: Mounting and Setting Stones
is a clear and practical introduction to mount construction and the
processes of stone setting. Suitable for both the student and the
practising jeweller wanting to learn new skills, this book explains how
different stones and cuts relate to their mounts. Easy-to-follow,
illustrated explanations describe each setting style, including
tension, claw, gypsy, pave and rub-over styles, with step-by-step
instructions on how to fix the stone in place.

With beautiful examples of work from professional jewellers, a detailed
look at mount construction and a useful section on specialist tools and
techniques, this guide reveals the skills and methods required for
successful mounting and setting.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7.62mm | 412g
  • Herbert Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 50 photographs and 100 drawings
  • 1912217562
  • 9781912217564
  • 48,635

Review quote

A fantastic addition to your bookshelf, one that I imagine will end up well thumbed from constant use, as mine already is. * Findings, the magazine of the Association for Contemporary Jewellery *
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About Sonia Cheadle

Award-winning designer Sonia Cheadle specialises in contemporary
diamond jewellery and runs a small private school in Clerkenwell. Her
work can be seen exhibited at various events including Goldsmiths Fair
and Origin. Her latest collections can be viewed at
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