Lyon Serti: Pioneers of Setting & Innovation in Haute Joaillerie

Founded in Lyon in 1968, Lyon Serti excels in high jewelry setting, serving the most prestigious Parisian brands.

Lyon Serti

Since 1968

Expertise

Jewel Setting & Innovation

Services

Fine Jewelry

Ethic

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Lyon Serti

Stimulating Creation and Innovation in Setting for Luxury and Design.

Lyon Serti is committed to bringing ideas to life and stimulating the desire for creation in the luxury and design sectors. Our company, founded in Lyon and specializing in gem-setting, is recognized for its expertise in fine jewelry and watchmaking. We work closely with creators, designers and prestigious brands to bring our setting expertise to ambitious, innovative projects.

Thanks to our mastery of high jewelry setting, Lyon Serti is able to transform bold designs into exceptional creations. Our highly skilled and experienced setting craftsmen use traditional and modern setting techniques to create unique pieces that meet the highest demands of the luxury sector.

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Expertise

Ability and Team

Lyon Serti, a leader in the field of gem-setting and fine jewelry, today brings together a team of thirty on-site employees and nearly twenty independent craftsmen. The fifty-strong workforce is driven by a shared sense of innovation and quality. Lyon Serti has always been committed to regular staff training, which has led to the qualification of nearly sixty-five jobs to date. As a family-run business, Lyon Serti has retained its core values while offering its employees an exceptional and fulfilling working environment.

Technicality and Technological Innovation

Lyon Serti's 450m² workshop is a veritable showcase of technology dedicated to crimping. Modern and equipped with state-of-the-art tools, individual workstations are fully configurable to optimize output. The use of cameras and binoculars assists the company in its teleconferences and apprentice training. These technological tools guarantee impeccable quality and ultra-short crimping times for our customers, ensuring our leading position in the sector.

Willingness to innovate

For 40 years, Lyon Serti has built part of its reputation on its research and development potential in the field of crimping. Among its most notable innovations is the creation of a new crimping technique, Serti LS. Developed in 2002, this process was nominated for the Trophées de l'Innovation in 2006, and continues to drive creativity throughout the industry. Synonymous with performance and leadership, Lyon Serti continues to innovate in many areas, including tooling, workbenches, staff training and processes.

Services

Lyon Serti, a recognized specialist in gem-setting, favors close relationships with its customers, whether they are jewelers, watchmakers, designers, studios, art directors, design offices or design agencies. We offer crimping solutions tailored to the most specific needs, highlighting our crimping expertise and technical know-how.

Lyon Serti's business is particularly focused on the mastery of setting materials. Thanks to innovative and patented processes, we are able to work hard and technical metals such as stainless steel and titanium. What's more, we have developed techniques that enable us to crimp materials previously considered insertible, such as certain types of plastic. This unique capability makes Lyon Serti a leader in the crimping field.

New Products

Lyon Serti works closely with its customers to develop new products, focusing on optimized crimping. By anticipating and controlling future costs associated with crimping operations, we help our customers optimize their projects right from the design phase. This proactive approach guarantees high-quality results and keeps budgets under control.

Study of Jewel Settings

We carry out in-depth setting studies to propose multiple technical and setting solutions. These proposals are designed to satisfy the most perfectionist clients, ensuring that every detail of the setting meets the highest standards of fine jewelry and watchmaking.

Technical Solutions

Backed by our genuine expertise in crimping, Lyon Serti advises and provides tailor-made technical solutions to guarantee the final look and functionality of our customers' products. Our know-how in crimping enables us to meet the most complex challenges and propose innovative, effective solutions.

Global Solutions

On request and in certain cases, Lyon Serti is able to take charge of the overall realization of a product, from design to delivery of a finished product. This ability to offer complete crimping solutions reinforces our position as a trusted partner for all projects requiring high-precision crimping.

Ethic

Responsible Jewellery Council

Lyon Serti is a proud member of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), an international non-profit organization dedicated to promoting good practice in the jewellery industry, from setting to sales. The RJC strives to identify, promote and communicate ethical practices in the industry. All RJC member companies, including Lyon Serti, must be certified by an RJC-approved auditing firm. This certification guarantees that Lyon Serti complies with ethical and responsible standards in the field of gem-setting and fine jewelry. For more information, consult the complete list of RJC members at www.responsiblejewellery.com.
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Label EPV

Lyon Serti has also been awarded the “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” (EPV) label, a mark of recognition awarded by the French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry. This label recognizes French companies for their outstanding craftsmanship and industrial expertise. Awarded for a period of five years, this label testifies to Lyon Serti's commitment to high performance and excellence in gem-setting and jewelry-making. For further information, visit www.patrimoine-vivant.com.

Kimberley's process

Lyon Serti SAS certifies that diamonds purchased for setting are acquired from legitimate sources, not involved in the financing of armed conflicts, in accordance with United Nations resolutions. We guarantee that these diamonds do not finance armed conflicts, according to the written guarantees provided by our suppliers. This is part of our ethical and responsible commitment as a diamond-setter. For more information, visit the www.kimberleyprocess.com.

The Serti LS©

Technical innovation by Lyon Serti

The LS© crimp, developed by Lyon Serti, is a major innovation in the field of crimping. This crimping process complements traditional techniques, offering unique and advanced solutions for high-precision crimping.

LS© crimping is perfectly suited to work on hard, brittle materials. This crimping process enables parts to be processed without the need for preparation or machining operations, thus considerably reducing manufacturing costs. This efficiency makes it a preferred choice for many professional crimpers and for high-end jewelry projects demanding impeccable quality.

Tested since 2002 and marketed since 2004, the LS© setting has been adopted by many prestigious jewelry and watchmaking houses. The reliability and innovation of this setting process testify to Lyon Serti's commitment to offering exceptional setting solutions and meeting its customers' needs with unrivalled expertise.

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