Over the centuries, the most unexpected have been seduced by the flickering of gold, the diaphanous light of silver and platinum and by the reddish-brown glow in the firing of alloys. Their charm and their kaleidoscopic chromatism derive from precious stone-setting, an art as old as goldsmithing itself. In fact, the most valiant men’s swords or noble rings destined to sovereigns or ancestors of a lineage were set with precious stones.
The stone-setter course aims at educating students to able to set gems accurately using a wise mix of old techniques and latest generation tools on any goldsmith artisan or horological product. Thanks to the constant collaboration with and the expertise of some of the most capable stone setting masters, students will come away from the course with profound and versatile knowledge, allowing them to realize accurate and precise settings that are carefully adapted to the structure of the piece. They will also be able to verify the quality of the final product.
The course ends with the examinations for the certificate of professional qualification issued by the authority of the Campania Region