Full clip from the video ‘The Art of Setting Princess Cuts with
Fancy Cut Applications’ is available from Ganoksin video site. If
you are running MAC OS you might need to install additional CODEC
from microsoft website. In any case here is the link to the video.
Hi folks I just finished watching "The Art of Setting Princess Cuts"
from the New Approach School. In my opinion it is one of the most
useful and instructive jewelry training videos that I have seen.
I recently worked for a major jewelry corporation that in its sales
promotions relied heavily on the concept of setting diamonds while
the customer waited . This concept was great for the sales staff but
made the job of the jewelers much more difficult.
Because princess cut diamonds are a hot item presently, We in the
repair department found ourselves at times setting princess cuts
ranging in size from .25 cts to as large as 3.00 cts under very tough
time constraints. obviously this is a recipe for certain disaster.
Most of the problems stemmed from the fact that there was really no
concise methodology for setting the stones safely in a variety of
heads. Because of this, each jeweler had to develop their own
techniques, mainly by trial and error (sometimes very expensive
This video addresses many of the problems that we encountered and
offers very precise and practical solutions. It is well produced and
designed in a manner that lends itself to being used as a quick
I would recommend this video to anyone who is wants to learn how to
set princess cuts or wants to improve on their own setting