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Cutting Down Repair Costs

Much of my business comes from re-cutting colored gems that have been chipped, scratched and broken (not always by the goldsmith). Replacing broken in lay material is another favorite. I know there will always be a need for cutting and polishing…

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Designing Unique Jewelry

More and more jewelers are designing unique jewelry pieces for their clientele. One reason is the custom jewelry market is more accessible through computer-aided designing (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM). Another more important…