This set of popular gravers for stone setting tasks includes five high speed steel (HSS) quick change (QC) shaped gravers, three GRS GlenSteel gravers, and two carbide graver blanks.
2 HSS QC Flat Gravers No. 40 & 42
2 HSS QC Onglette Gravers No. 2/0 & 1
1 HSS QC Round Graver No. 52
2 GlenSteel Square Gravers
1 GlenSteel 120° Point Graver
2 Carbide Graver Blanks
Unless otherwise noted, all gravers come pre-shaped with a ground cutting face. Gravers must be sharpened before use. Sharpening can be done manually with a stone or automated with a motorized hone.
Flat Gravers have a flat cutting edge with either parallel or slightly tapered sides. They're useful for removing or texturing backgrounds, bright-cutting, block lettering, and cutting consistent width lines for borders.
Round Gravers have a round cutting edge with either parallel or slightly tapered sides. They're used primarily for raising and rolling beads for stone setting or cutting smooth curves when engraving or chasing. Also known as a dotter w,
Onglette (Point) Gravers have a cutting edge that comes to a fine point and curved sides. They're used for stone setting, line engraving, lettering, and inlay work. Perfect for cutting smooth curves and fine lines.
High Speed Steel (HSS) gravers strike a balance between cost and durability. They maintain their hardness (temper) better than standard carbon steel and cost less than carbide.
GRS GlenSteel gravers are made from a specially formulated high speed steel with outstanding toughness which wears predictably and resists breaking and chipping. A great choice for high durability. GlenSteel is cobalt-free, eliminating,
Carbide Steel gravers maintain their sharpness longer than any other steel. They are more brittle than carbon steel and hss and are more likely to break or chip if mishandled.
GRS Quick Change (QC) gravers are shorter than standard gravers and feature smaller shanks. The shanks fit QC tool holders, which provide fast tool switching between GRS graver handles and power handpieces.