One Day Gemstone Setting Class

Learn how to set Gemstones into Jewellery

Our One Day Gemstone Setting Class is the perfect place to start if you want to try your hand at Jewellery design and making or have done previous courses and want to develop your skills further!

We understand how daunting it is to start something new & how easy it is to lose it, if you don’t use it. We pride ourselves on small intimate classes, this is so that:

1. You, our students feel comfortable in your new explorations

2. Our teachers can really get to know you and help and guide you through each class.

What will I learn

In this fun and flexible gemstone setting class, you will learn how to set one or numerous gemstones using a flush setting into a sterling silver ring or pendant.
 
The emphasis of this course is to learn how to set gemstones- which can be tricky! So as to enable fitting everything into one day we have pre-made the sterling silver pendants and rings, as pictured above, and you can choose from an array of different coloured cubic zirconia gemstones- all 2mm so as to make your life easier!
 
It is very easy to break or lose gemstones when trying this technique for the first time, hence why we have chosen a beautiful but cheap stone for you. You will spend the morning practising on copper before you set your gemstones into your final sterling silver piece.
 
It’s open to all learning stages and you will have the help and guidance of our experienced goldsmith and tutor who will be there to guide and support you with her extensive knowledge within creating and stone setting.

Duration of Course

From 10-5:30pm, with an hour lunch break. We are in a wonderful spot, Drury Street in Dublin City Centre, so choose from lots of fabulous places all on our doorstep or bring a picnic and eat it in St Stephen’s Green which is just around the corner.

 

Why Silver Works

Unlike traditional institutions, our priority is to help you learn & develop a new skill, not profit.

This is why we offer only 6 places within our bespoke courses, so you get the most out of each class!

You will be taught by highly experienced goldsmiths, working within the industry who has an abundance of Jewellery design experience.

What does the course cover

You will learn how to set a gemstone using the flush setting technique, into a sterling silver pendant or ring
 
Practice in the morning on copper and then set it into silver in the afternoon!

How much we talking

The cost of our bespoke and intimate 1 day Gemstone Setting Course is just €150.00

(This excludes your silver material and chosen gemstones- please see below)

Our cancellation policy is as follows: you will receive 100% of your course fee if you cancel by email or phone more than 2 weeks prior to the course. If you cancel two weeks or less before the course is due to start, you will 0% of your course fee back. 

What’s Included

We provide Tea & coffee and some chocolate

All tools and equipment, drills & aprons are provided for the duration of the course.

The gemstone and silver to make your design is extra, it will cost approximately €15

Cancellation and Rescheduling

In order to cancel a booking, you must inform us by email at info@silverworks.ie 

Your cancellation must be confirmed as received by us on or before the relevant dates, as set out below.  All cancellations and transfers are subject to an administrative fee of 10% of the cost of the class/course.

  • If your written request is received more than 30 days before the event is due to begin, you will be entitled to a full refund of the amount paid, less the administrative fee.

  • If your written request is received within the 30 day period before the event, you will not be entitled to a refund for your place.

  • Cancellations requested after the course/event has started will not be considered.
  • Transfer to an alternative course/event should be requested in writing at least 14 days before the course start date.
  • Transfer requested less than 14 days before the event may be declined unless a replacement student can be found for your place prior to the start date.
  • If you fail to attend a course, event or class, no refund will be given, and no transfer request will be accepted.

If a class is cancelled or postponed for reasons for which we are responsible, such as staff illness, we will make every reasonable effort to reschedule the class to suit the majority of attendees, or add missed hours onto remaining classes.

Please note that all courses require a minimum number of attendees. If too few bookings are received, courses may be rescheduled.

Gift vouchers are not refundable in any circumstances.

If you cancel a course and are entitled to a refund, we will usually refund any money received using the same method originally used by you to pay for your purchase. We will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any event, within 30 days of the day we received your valid notice of cancellation. 

Additional costs to consider

We supply all the following materials at trade price:
 
  • A range of coloured cubic zirconia’s all 2mm in size.
  • A sterling silver ring or pendant of your choosing.
  • A chain, if you would like, to hang your pendant on.

Health and Safety

We ask that you wear closed shoes. You will be provided with aprons to keep your clothes clean. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to get in touch with us today at info@silverworks.ie

Áine Walsh , Aug 2021

“This was so much fun! I was a little nervous going in as a beginner, but our instructor was very helpful and explained everything clearly. Definitely an experience I would recommend!”

Ricardo Cofré, Sept 2021

“I took a course of setting stones. It was absolutely useful for me. The work stations, the tools, and the space are excellent. The teacher is very didactic and patient. Thank you!”

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