If anyone, or a school wishes my setting notes, with easy to
understand diagrams on “How to set stones in a Fish-Tail Setting”. No
bother, just ask for them, I’m here to help you! If the response is
positive, I might give it a try & make a video on how it’s done.
“Difficulty out of 10”, it’s a possible 15.
Lots of Triangular-file #4 cut shaping & filing, Bright-Cutting,
Bead-Raising of metal, Under-cutting of the metal & using a 156C
a.k.a. ‘bearing-cutter or heart-shaped bur’.
I’d be using a Onglette graver #1 & #2, extensively all through this
very detailed setting process! Only one little prerequisite, is that
you might need about 5-10 years of practice, in the use of a graver.
This is my humour in this posting. At the end of my *‘9+ year
apprenticeship’ *my instructor taught me how to do this style of
Now it’s your turn to learn, it ain’t difficult, but it’s a