I am trying to set an oval faceted stone and I can’t get the stone to stay. I have filled the sides a bit to make them more bendable but I can’t seem to get it right. Any tips?!
have you created/ cut a seat for the stone…?
how big is the stone?
how thick are the walls of the tubing?
It’s a small 4 mm or so stone, it’s a die cut setting sterling silver I bought form Rio Grande, I am not sure how thick the walls are.
here is a nice video from Rio Grande knowledge base, on cast tube settings.
i am not sure if die struck tube settings are hardened due to the stamped nature of the metal…and if that is affecting your experience in setting…?
I might be, thanks for the video!