TWS High Jewelry Setter

Job ID: 38616

United States – New York – Pelham
February 26, 2019


The Tiffany Workshop is known throughout the world for its fine jewelry and illustrious collections that symbolize the essence of distinctive craftsmanship, quality, timeless beauty and expressions of joy. The Setter is responsible for all types of fine setting work of diamonds and colored stones in high jewelry pieces according with Tiffany & Co. aesthetic and quality standards. Additionally, the artisan will have the ability to evaluate and recommend stone layouts in metal for new products and maintain a minimum of stones breakage and loss while consistently producing superior diamond and colored stone setting.


  • Set diamonds and colored stones using pave, burnishing, bead, channel, fancy prong, cut-down and bright cut setting techniques within fine metals – platinum, yellow gold, white gold.
  • Evaluate and prepare stone layouts for high jewelry pieces.
  • Inspect mountings 100% prior to setting and review work after setting completion.
  • Count and record individual daily production results, verify accuracy of work orders, reconcile all stones used in work orders, and notify supervisor of discrepancies.
  • Verify the accuracy of work orders in terms of but not limited to: tracking location, CODC if applicable, high value components.
  • Work safely at all times by consistently following safe work procedures for Setters as well as all safety procedures required at your work-site. Promptly report all incidents and safety issues to your supervisor.


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma.
  • 10+ years’ diamond and colored stone setting experience – preferably working with high end and/or one-of-a-kind jewelry.
  • Demonstrated Knowledge/experience of a Laser Welder Machine.
  • Extensive experience working with diverse materials (e.g., platinum, yellow gold, white gold) and gemstones/diamonds
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with customers and multiple staff levels.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal skills and partnership skills.
  • Professional work ethic demonstrative of exceptional customer service, compliance with all company policies and procedures including but not limited to safety, confidentiality, security; attendance.
  • Must be flexible to adapt to changing priorities and willing to change responsibilities within the department as needed by the business.
  • Technical understanding of polishing and jewelry manufacturing techniques.
  • Significant experience with performing and troubleshooting setting repairs.
  • Flexibility to work overtime and/or modified work schedules as needed by the business.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Gemological Certification (Diamond and Colored Gemstones).
  • Proficiency using MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Jewelry/Manufacturing industry experience.