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Jewellery Arts and Techniques CAP – Stone setting Option

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.


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.

Prerequisites/Target Audience

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


French, History and Geography Mathematics and Science

Living Foreign Language: English


1143 hours

Contacts / 01 40 26 98 00


58, rue du Louvre, 75002 Paris

Next sessions - Jewellery Arts and Techniques CAP - Setting Option

Du 07/09/2021 au 24/05/2021
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    • Duration 1143 hours
    • Place 58, rue du Louvre, 75002 Paris


    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

    Introduction to the jewellery production chain

    • Jewellery
    • Polishing

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