Don’t be too disappointed, its because one day in the not so far
future…the masses will wake up and decide which is far better. I
suppose ‘here and now’, the hand-setters will never be out of a
setting job. The customers will lean very quickly towards
hand-setting. People will forgive the higher pricing, in lieu of the
fast “cast in wax” stuff that abounds the mediocre jewellery outlets.
As for my style of setting all of my stones are touching
"girdle-to-girdle", to me there is no other way. Never mind how other
stones are set, maintain your dignity my good friend, and stick with
what you have been learning.
Bye the way, did I ever send you my compilation of diamond setting