BenchTube is Ganoksin video sharing area for jewelers and metalsmiths (and for those interested in jewelry and gemstones). Participation is absolutely free!
The BenchTube offers a video peek into the virtual world. Suppliers, refiners, jewelers, and educators contribute incredible demonstrations on topics including casting, alloying, bench tricks, and more.
Modify Your Prong Pushers to Make Them More Versatile 2m 30s
Many stone setters would agree that one of the most challenging aspects of prong setting is getting the prongs down tight on the stone. It’s easy to take this process for granted. If it’s done well, you might never notice. But doing it poorly can result in damaged or lost gemstones, or prongs that snag clothing and feel rough or sharp to the wearer. tools,stonesetting GIA Views: 6,182
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How to Modify a Goldsmith Hammer 3m 32s
Jewelers and metalsmiths have had to make their own tools throughout the ages to accomplish different tasks at the jeweler’s bench. One tool a jeweler can’t do without is a hammer. Today, many styles of hammers, made in a variety of shapes and materials, are available to the jeweler. tools GIA Views: 4,817
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Quickly, Accurately Saw Around a Sharp Corner 1m 45s
Sawing is an essential skill for a bench jeweler. This article will show you a technique that will increase your sawing speed and accuracy when you need to make sharp corner cuts – and reduce your likelihood of breaking delicate saw blades. fabrication,saw,sawing GIA Views: 7,031
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How to Make Spiral-Cut Rubber Molds 2m 30s
In this installment we present a mold cutting technique called a spiral cut, which is designed to facilitate the successful release of a cage-like wax model from a mold. mold,casting GIA Views: 7,030
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Avoid Stone Loss with Quality Assurance Benchmarks 6m 10s
Stone loss can be avoided. Inspecting each piece and comparing it against established benchmarks for signs of vulnerability in normal wear gives the jeweler/manufacturer an opportunity to address potential problems before jewelry is offered for sale. Adopting consistent task-specific benchmarks encourages sound design and good workmanship, assuring the quality of jewelry for the consumer.... stonesetting,QA GIA Views: 5,112
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Earrings 5m 37s
Marquis cut garnets 3 / 6 - 6 stones.
- 40 white stones (stone size of the smallest 0.9 mm, the largest - 2 mm).
- 2 orange stone (diameter 1.25)
A total of 48 stones.
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Utsushi - in search of Katsuhira's tiger. Part 2 13m 46s
A short documentary film that follows classical Japanese metal artist Ford Hallam as he recreates a lost masterpiece by the 19th century Mito tsuba artist, Hagia Katsuhira. The project and filming was funded by Mr Bob Morrison and took place from June to October 2009 Mitotsuba Found_on_YouTube Views: 1,625
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Viking Knit Chain Making 7m 6s
Explore Ancient Traditions in Viking chain making, Celtic piercing, Saami bracelet & Anticlastic raising at our private studio in beautiful Lanesboro MN. Awarded Best Arts & Outdoor Sports Town. Beginning and advanced students are welcome. Please visit our web site for a listing of classes, descriptions, fees and photos.
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