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Preparing a Remount Using Tack-Welding Technology - By Mark B. Mann

Tacking settings in location on remounts using tack-welding technology offers the bench jeweler many advantages over traditional assembly methods... Tack-welding provides a temporary working weld of the setting between it and the ring. This process is quickly accomplished and with this advantage,...

Tags: | Fusing & Welding |

Tanzanian Ruby Find Brings Hope - By Hamza Kondo

High quality ruby is being mined in the province of Rukwa , in the southern highlands of Tanzania , according to local sources. Miners in the region are calling the material "Burma" or "pigeon blood" ruby, a reference to the most desirable colors on the market today....

Tags: | GemBiz |

Project Management for Jewelers - By Mary Linford

I came up with this system to solve some production and prioritizing problems at a small custom jewelry store. We used this system mainly for custom jobs, however it can be adapted for repair or stock production as well....

Tags: | Business & Marketing |

Noise and its affects - By Charles Lewton-Brain

Noise is so common that we don't tend to think of it in terms of exposure in the same way that we would, for example, with a chemical such as benzene. Yet the treatment of hearing damage is considered to be one of the growth industries as we....

Tags: | Health Hazard |

Installing and Repairing Hinge Rivets Using Pulse-arc-Welding Technology - By Mark B. Mann

Installing or repairing hinge rivets can be difficult with a torch. Flooding a hinge with solder and permanently joining a link to adjacent links are among the risks when using a torch and solder. Use of the following pulse-arc welding techniques to weld the hinge rivets will eliminate potential...

Tags: | Hinges & Catches | Fusing & Welding | Repairs |

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