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 High Jewelry Setter should possess the superior ability and skills to set 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 stone breakage and loss.
Set diamonds and colored stones using pave, cutdown, bright cut, fancy prong, bead, cahnnel and burnishing setting techniques.
Collaborate with the Jeweler or CAD Designer/technician on stone placement, layouts in metal for selected new products. Recommend setting techniques and technical solutions to be adopted by craftsmen in higher volume production
Inspect mountings 100% prior to setting and review work after setting completion
Count and record individual daily productions results, verify accuracy of work orders, reconcile all stones used in work orders, and notify Manager of any discrepancies.
Work safely at all times by consistently following safe work procedures for Setters, as well as all safety procedures required at your worksite. Promptly report all incidents and safety issues to your supervisor. Contributes to 5S improvements as demonstrated at your workstation and within the department.
High School Diploma.
Setting experience in all setting techniques – ability to evaluate the space needed for setting pave or beadwork, and provide stone layouts in model or castings
10+ years’ diamond and colored stone setting experience – preferably working with high end and/or one-of-a-kind jewelry.