This report will describe means for setting a CZ gem in enamel, producing a ring and a medallion with a gem setting without claws. The 6-mm CZ is the center of attention of an anodized titanium ring. The gem is set within the protective confines of two peaks.... (2005) Complete Story
The one of the most revolutionary advance in recent years, apart from the Laser soldering, is the method of "Setting Stones in Wax". It has "freed" up many impossible designs and allowing the manufacturer to forge ahead and create many difficult setting projects. Otherwise, that company might have had to re-design their ideas and to have the stones hand set. A jewellery company can now replicate each design with the same degree of accuracy and professionalism.... (2005) Complete Story
In this article we will set the baguettes and princess cut diamonds in the platinum mounting. Begin cutting the seat for the baguettes use a 45 degree hart bur and undercut each of the end caps. Be certain to hold the bur at the correct depth. Generally in this type of crown you want the girdle of the stone just above the cross bars. Cut just far enough into each end cap so that the length of the baguette will fit tightly into the crown. You need to be careful not to cut too far under the end caps because then the stone would be loose in the crown and difficult to tighten.... (2009) Complete Story
This Hidi is the same as Making standard crown collet for the first part. This is because the first part of the instruction and methodology is the same, but I want each to be stand alone Hidis.
We start with the basic strip of metal.... (2009) Complete Story