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[813] Installing New Tapered Bezels Using Tack-Welding Technology
This ring is in for repair and reconstruction. When it was originally made, 6-prong settings were used to mount the customers diamonds. All prong tops are severely worn and one prong has broken. The customer has requested bezel settings, so the prong settings were removed from the ring. The ring was re-sized according to the customers request and then pre-finished. For tacking the tapered 14-karat yellow gold bezels, the brass tweezers lead was modified to firmly hold a bezel. A ball bur was used to remove metal from inside each end of the tweezers.... (2006)
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[392] Jewelry Finishing Update Featuring Foredom's Bench Lathe Kit, Wheels and Accessories
Understanding and using updated materials will help you accomplish pre-finishing and finishing requirements professionally and efficiently. Here's a brief overview of some new and established products.... (2004)
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[703] Jewelry Retail Entrepreneur Michael Gerwig Goes CAD/CAM
After 30 years in the jewelry industry working as a bench jeweler, sales professional, manager and owner, Michael Gerwig had a very clear image of how he wanted to establish and build his new store in Fayetteville, AR. He envisioned Michael-Seigler Jewelry & Design as a unique jewelry design and custom manufacturing salon built exclusively on the foundation of CAD/CAM technology.... (2005)
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[757] Making a Silver Chain Using Pulse-Arc-Welding Technology
This sterling silver chocker chain is handmade from 16 gauge round wire. It has multiple interlocking links. The customer leads a very active lifestyle and has small children so she prefers the links be permanently closed.... (2005)
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[617] Making a Three-Stone Dangle Pendant
The assembly of this three stone pendant pendant appears simple but when using traditional methods to position and join the tiny parts it can be tricky and time consuming. Each of the bezel units will be connected by jump rings and will dangle when finished. Tack- and pulse-arc welding technology makes the soldering and assembly process easier and more proficient.... (2005)
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