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cabochon settings

Learn how to prong set stones in this quick guide to setting techniques. Will cover the vocabulary you need to know and the skills you can start practicing.
December 04, 2017

How to Prong Set Stones: A Step by Step Guide

by Erica Stice

Learn how to set stones in prong settings! This tutorial covers stone vocabulary and the basics to prong set both faceted stone and cabochon cuts.

Review our quick quide to ready-made stone settings to make your jewelry fabrication time more efficient so you can focus on your custom work.
September 13, 2016

Jeweler's Guide to Types of Ready Made Settings

by Erica Stice

Interested in ready-made stone settings? We cover a wide range of pre-made jewelry settings and tools in this guide, which also include hints and favorite new tools.

Learn how to create a custom granular cabochon setting in this easy pendant tutorial for your jewelry studio practice. Stretch your metalsmithing skills.
August 09, 2016

Setting a Cabochon Pendant Tutorial

by Erica Stice

Enjoy an afternoon in the studio creating beautiful cabochon pendants! This how-to guide will show you step-by-step how to make custom cabochon settings in a few short hours.

Check out our top tips to add stone setting skills to your jewelry making arsenal. Get started with this step-by-step approach to understanding settings.
June 25, 2013

5 Tips to Start Setting Stones

by Hilary Halstead Scott

Have you been thinking about setting stones in your jewelry designs? Check out this starter guide to using gems in your jewelry making.

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