Precious gems set on desired objects

The best masters of the sophisticated technique of stone-setting are found in Italy, and especially in Tuscany. The students work on semi-finished pieces in silver or other alloys, with high-quality synthetic and natural stones of various shapes.

Every exercise concentrates on learning techniques of setting, and at the end of the annual course the students will be able to produce works which are complex and technically very advanced.

STONE-SETTING COURSES LAST FROM THREE MONTHS TO ONE YEAR

The sophisticated technique of gem setting

The courses include many practical lesson in the workshop and a module of Gemmology.

For those who cannot attend for a whole year, three- and six-month courses are offered.

Short and intensive courses are organized in summer every year and other courses are offered in the “Combined Courses” section.

The students work on semi-finished pieces in silver or other alloys, with high-quality synthetic and natural stones of various shapes. All the material used is included in the school fees, and all the objects produced remain the property of the students, who can take them away at the end of the course.

At the end of the one-year course the students will be able to carry out any type of setting.

COURSES

MAIN

ANNUAL STONE-SETTING FIRST YEAR

Contents
Stone setting workshop, gemmology, technology

Course code INC.F
Start and finish October 2022- July 2023
Hours in class and workshop 700
Hours of self-learning 50
Hours of independent exercises 100
Training credits (ECTS equivalent) 30
Entry requirements School leaving certificate
Total fees Euro 12.000

ADVANCED STONE –SETTING

Contents
Stone setting workshop, technology

Course code INC.AV
Start and finish October 2022- December 2022
Hours in class and workshop 200
Hours of independent exercises 25
Training credits (ECTS equivalent) 8
Entry requirements School leaving certificate and attendance at course INC.F or equivalent*
Total fees Euro 4.000

COURSES

PRACTICAL

THREE-MONTH PRACTICAL STONE-SETTING

Contents
Basic stone-setting workshop

Course code INC.TP
Start and finish October 2022 - December 2022
Hours in class and workshop 200
Hours of independent exercises 25
Training credits (ECTS equivalent) 8
Entry requirements School leaving certificate
Total fees Euro 4.000

SIX-MONTH PRACTICAL STONE-SETTING

Contents
Basic and intermediate or intermediate and advanced stone-setting workshop

Course code INC.SP
Start and finish January 2023 – July 2023
Hours in class and workshop 450
Hours of independent exercises 75
Training credits (ECTS equivalent) 18
Entry requirements School leaving certificate
Total fees Euro 8.000

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GALLERY

Work by students in the stone-setting courses

FLORENCE JEWELLERY WEEK
Ogni anno l'approccio artistico al complesso tema del gioiello viene esplorato attraverso un concetto specifico e con la selezione di artisti della scena internazionale.
28 APRILE - 2 MAGGIO