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[938] A Sneaky Goldsmith Trick to Detail-Finish Problem Areas
Every bench jeweler has experienced the frustration of trying to sand and polish a nearly inaccessible area on a piece of jewelry. The goldsmith who can detail these small corners and crevices can bring his or her work up to the level of fine jewelry. Anything that gives the work a cleaner, more attractive look translates into greater sales in the showcase.... (2011)
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Show me more articles from: [GIA]|[Douglas W. Canivet]
Releated Categories: [Bench Tips & Tricks]|[Polishing]

 

[532] Finishing and Setting a CAD/CAM Wedding Set
Computer aided design (CAD) was used to develop three designs in multiple views to show the customer. After the design was selected, the wax was milled and the ring was cast, pre-finished, set and polished. Foredom tools, equipment and accessories were used to make the process more efficient.... (2005)
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Show me more articles from: [Visual Communications]|[Mark B. Mann]
Releated Categories: [Tools]|[Stone Setting]|[Polishing]

 

[429] Finishing the Inside of a Platinum Ring
Jeff Mathews has developed a process for polishing the inside of platinum rings using 3M abrasive technology. To illustrate how he performs the job, I follow his procedures using this hand fabricated flat platinum band. Tool and forming marks are easily visible. The quality and identification marking has been completed..... (2004)
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[394] Foredom's New Platinum Finishing Products
JA Certified Master Bench Jeweler Linda Steinke uses Foredom's new pre-finishing wheels and polishing compound to finish fabricated and cast platinum pieces. 'Using these new products has eliminated the multiple-step process I formerly used and I'm able to accomplish my pre-finishing and polishing in half the time'. Michael Dickey, also a certified master agrees stating 'In my operation, time is money and we are thrilled to benefit from using these quality products to speed up our finishing procedures'. (2004)
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[922] Get Buffed: Is Raking or Singeing Better Buff Prep?
Myth: Singeing buffs to prep them is faster and more effective than raking them. There are as many people in favor of raking as a buff preparation method as those who prefer singeing. So armed with two brand new, six-inch stitched muslin buffs and a stopwatch, I set out to discover which buff preparation method was faster and more effective..... (2010)
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Show me more articles from: [AJM]|[Ann Cahoon]
Releated Categories: [Polishing]|[Bench Tips & Tricks]
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