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Jewellery Arts and Techniques CAP
Stone setting Option

940 hours
58, rue du Louvre, 75002 Paris


The Certificate of Professional Aptitude (CAP) Art and Techniques of Jewellery is a national level V diploma.
It has 3 options: jewellery, setting and polishing. These diploma courses allow you to master the various techniques of manufacturing, setting or polishing a jewel.

Jewellery Arts and Techniques CAP – Stone setting Option target audience

Training is open to anyone with good manual dexterity and good perception of volumes.

Jewellery Arts and Techniques CAP – Stone setting Option why

The Jewellery Arts and Techniques CAP – Stone Setting Option opens the doors to the setter profession. The setter mounts the precious stones on the jewellery/pieces provided by the jeweller. This work requires a great deal of patience, concentration and dexterity.


Technical production

  • Professional setting technology
  • Use of the setting and welding tools
  • Gem fitting
  • Being familiar with and knowing how to perform the various setting techniques used in jewellery: grain setting, claw setting, closed setting, calibrated setting

Technical volume

  • Translating and interpreting volumes
  • Poducing jewellery volumes out of plasticine
  • Producing volumes and models out of was intended for melting

Art drawing

  • Gouache representation of materials used in jewellery
  • Rendering of volumes and stones

Technical drawing

  • Using instruments
  • Basic outlines and constructions
  • Perspective, enhancement, projection, elevation, cutting

Art History

  • The Great Civilizations from Antiquity to the Modern Day

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French, History and Geography Mathematics and Science

Living Foreign Language: English

Contacts / 01 40 26 98 00


58, rue du Louvre, 75002 Paris

Next sessions - Jewellery Arts and Techniques CAP - Setting Option

Du 06/09/2022 au 17/06/2022
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