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Perfecting Layout of Oval and Marquis Gemstones in Wax - By Rick Metz

Accurately laying out an oval or marquis stone in wax can be tricky business. We learned this foolproof method for getting a perfect layout every time after years of difficulty....

Tags: | Bench Tips & Tricks | Mold Making | Stone Setting |

Contemporary Japanese Jewellery - By Janet Koplos

Contemporary Japanese Jewellery, In order to introduce largely unknown contemporary Japanese jewelry to the West, British jeweler Simon Fraser, working with the advice of Toyojiro Hida, then a curator at the Crafts Gallery of the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, organized a traveling...

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950 Palladium: Manufacturing Tips and Techniques - By Mark B. Mann

The "other white metal" is making its presence known and it wont be long before light, bright and white 950 palladium products find their way to your workbench, either as merchandise from your store or customers jewelry taken in for service or alteration. Notable designers and manufacturers like...

Tags: | Palladium Fabrication |

Paul Klecka Jewelry Design: Joining the Digital Revolution - By Mark B. Mann

Without a doubt, jewelry designer Paul Klecka has joined the digital jewelry design revolution. Evolving from a traditional business model wherein his company took orders for his designs, manufactured the product and then shipped to some of the worlds top retailers, Klecka has reinvented his...

Tags: | CAD/CAM |

Manufacturing a Double Domed Pendant - By Mark B. Mann

This article covers techniques for making an 18-karat double domed yellow gold pendant. The front side will have a bezel set round brilliant tsavorite garnet. The back side is open and pierced. Tack- and pulse-arc welding technology were used to make the finished piece.... ...

Tags: | Fusing & Welding |

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