1 Day Gemstone Setting Course


What will I learn?

In this fun and flexible course you will learn how to make a pendant or ring in sterling silver from a set design and learn how to set a gemstone of your choice within it!

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!


Our next Course will be held on Sunday, 17th January from 10:00am – 5:30pm. With an hour break for lunch.

We hold monthly gemstone setting courses for you, so if this date doesn't suit, we do have more!


Our classes and courses are held in our Silver Works Studio, which can be found within our Jewellery store The Collective, 24 Drury Street, Dublin 2.

Why learn with 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 a highly experienced goldsmith/silversmith, working within the industry who has an abundance of Jewellery design experience.

What does the course cover?

You will learn how to create a pendant or ring out of sterling silver and how to set a flush setting within it!

On completion of this carving course, you will have:

  • Pierce (cut out) a silver pendant
  • Embellish your pendant or ring with flush setting with your chosen gemstone
  • Practice in morning with copper and then set in silver in the afternoon!

What’s Included?

We provide Tea & coffee and some chocolate ????

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

How much we talking?

The cost of our bespoke intimate 1 day course is just €130.00

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

Additional costs to consider

Please note that we have a range of gemstones for you to chose from including: Labradorite, Blue Topaz, Moonstone etc, these are available for you to purchase from Silver Works at cost price. The additional costs will be dependent on how many pieces and what pieces of jewellery you decide to make. That said this is normally approx €50 for gemstone and sterling silver material. If you let us know what you would like to make we can give you an idea of the price too!

Health and Safety

We ask that you wear closed shoes. You will be provided with aprons to keep your clothes clean. We have halved our class capacity to ensure the safety and well being of our staff and students during the current situation we find ourselves in. We ask that all students and teachers wear visors or masks during our class, as an added precaution, to keep each other safe. If you don’t have a mask, one will be provided for you. Each of our studios have been fitted with perspex dividers. We have installed sanitation stations for you to use on entering and exiting our premises. If you have any concerns or suggestions, please feel free to get in touch with us today at info@silverworks.ie


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