Rio Grande 2014 Tools and Equipment Catalog - page 301

MEET BLAINE LEWIS
Widely recognized as the premier
diamond-setting instructor in the U.S.
today, and founder and director of
New Approach School for Jewelers,
Blaine Lewis has taught more than
5,000 stone-setting and metalsmithing
students. He continues to produce
instructional videos and to serve as an
active consultant to the jewelry industry.
Video Online
Learn how to use the
TrendSetter
Wheels
at riogrande.com.
B–F
Use a clamp or ball vise
(pages 274 and 275) to
secure the TrendSetter
wheel as you work.
The RinGenie™ ring
setting and engraving kit
holds your ring securely
in position at just about
any angle and allows you
to rotate it fully. Find it
on page 276.
You'll feel confident setting even the
smallest of stones in the most intricate
of settings with this top-quality Meiji
microscope system. Find it on page 277.
TrendSetter™ Wheels
Created by Blaine Lewis, the TrendSetter™ Wheel allows you to practice
setting stones without having to stop and set up an individual mounting for
each stone. Using the wheel, you can set one stone after another by slightly
adjusting the wheel in your clamp to bring the next setting into position.
Each wheel includes CZ gemstones to use when setting. Made in the USA.
Setting Type
Shape/Size
No. of
Settings Item #
1-2
each
3-5
each
B.
Prong
Round, 4mm 17
113-193
$34.95 $32.95
C.
Bead
Round, 4mm 11
113-194
$32.95 $30.95
D.
Channel
Round, 2.5mm 28
113-195
$34.95 $32.95
E.
Bezel
Varies
12
113-197
$39.95 $37.95
F.
Low-dome, for flush,
bead and pavé settings
Round, 2mm 15
113-198
$32.95 $30.95
F
E
D
C
B
Instructional Stone-Setting DVDs with Blaine Lewis
Learn to set stones with master instructor Blaine Lewis at your side!
Each DVD includes practice mountings, a bezel punch, CZs, tools,
templates and free online and toll-free technical support.
In
The Art of Setting Princess Cuts
, you will learn how to properly and safely
set princess-cut and fancy-cut stones in common and V-prong heads.
Includes hundreds of tips; 5 hrs.
In
Bezel and Flush Setting
, you will learn how to set diamonds and fragile
colored stones. Layout procedures, proper bearing-cutting techniques
for irregular-shaped stones, enhanced securing methods, tool making
and clean-up tricks are just a few of the topics covered; 2 hrs., 30 mins.
Made in the USA.
Description
Item #
each
A.
Set of both DVDs below
560-687
$325.00
The Art of Setting Princess Cuts
DVD
560-659
$179.00
Bezel and Flush Setting
DVD
560-685
$179.00
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