This is a serious textbook for the jeweler who is interested in learning proper diamond setting technique. Written for the experienced jeweler, All lessons are step by step using easy to understand line pencil illustration with clear diagrams. The book is broken up into 17 different units covering basic prong setting, fancy stone setting, channel setting, bezel setting, and pave setting plus much more. An excellent appendix of tools and techniques, and is a great resource on the selection and use of various stone setting tools. The spiral binding allows you to fold one page at a time saving bench space as you work and learn.
Robert Wooding is a pioneer in our industry and set the standard for teaching sound stone setting technique. Check out his video series, and his introductory video 163.003DVD
I have been using Robert R Wooding book for years now. It is well written and has excellent graphics. Iâ€™m a very good setter because of this book. Thanks