In this first of 2 videos, I start the drilling with a 156C Under-Cutting bur to make a seat for the stone. I then proceed to hammer the metal over the girdle of the stone. I use a ring-mandrel to hold the ring & stone while it’s being hammer upon.
With over 40 years experience as a stone setter, Gerry Lewy is known throughout the diamond setting community. Gerry started his 9-year apprenticeship with a jewelry manufacturer and tutored by a gentleman ‘setter’, in Haddon Gardens, London. Gerry has redeveloped himself into more than a master setter, his purpose is now to be a teacher of the art as well.