Watch exteriors and decoration


Jeweller CFC Gem-setting option

Credits: Gemsetter © Vacheron Constantin

A gemsetter sets precious stones, gemstones and pearls into mounts on watches and jewellery using various techniques such as grain setting, claw setting or bezel setting. (Source: Institut national des métiers d’art – INMA, Paris) In recent years, certain gemsetting workshops in Switzerland have introduced mechanised or rationalised setting.

Source: State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, July 8th 2009, status as of February 1st 2012