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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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* Price of the trainings may vary according to the speakers.

  • 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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