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Hand fabricating platinum mountings to fit important stones is an advanced skill utilizing precise craftsmanship to make the jewelry evenly portioned, straight and symmetrical. There's no room for mistakes, it must be measured and executed accurately. In this DVD Certified Master Bench Jeweler Brad Simon demonstrates his methods to create 3 different mountings. Beginning with a basic 3-stone ring and progressing through more complex projects. Throughout the series your fabrication skills will be stretched as advanced fabrication procedures are demonstrated. Numerous tips and tricks are revealed including how to conceal and strengthen solder seams, making settings for princes and baguette stones, forging a shank, as well as utilizing new fusion welding techniques using the PUK Welder are included, Plus numerous tips and tricks to making your platinum fabrication projects easier and more professional.
Discover safe and efficient techniques to setting stones without fear of damaging them. This DVD set demonstrates everything from basic Prong Setting to advanced instruction in Pave, Flush, Channel, V-Prongs, and Many Other Setting Styles. All shapes of Diamonds, Colored Stones, and Fragile Stones are demonstrated. You’ll learn techniques that dramatically improve your skills while avoiding many of the pitfalls common to stone setting. On this DVD series you’ll discover Skills, Techniques, and Tips designed to take the frustrations out of setting Diamonds and Gemstones.
Hand Fabricated or Assembled Findings?
Only Your Bench Jewelers Knows for Sure!
Custom Designed Jewelry and Custom Made Remounts are big business. However, Hand-Fabricated Jewelry is often beyond the budget of our customers, especially in today’s economy. With this DVD, you will discover how to create two different styles of rings with a hand-fabricated look in a fraction of the time and cost – assembled from stock findings.
Making and repairing jewelry encompasses only a few basic techniques. However, there are numerous tricks to use in mastering those techniques. On this DVD you will learn tips, tricks, and techniques on jewelry repair, fabrication, and stone setting from Brad Simon and other Master Jewelers. How to make repairs easier, tricks to cleaning jewelry, simple tool alterations to speed up your work, tricks to working on platinum, tips & tricks to setting stones, plus much more is covered.
Maser Jeweler Steve Satow was a featured columnist in Bench Magazine providing instruction on Laser Welding and tool modifications. Now you can watch as Steve Satow explains how he customizes his tools and how he uses those tools at his bench to improve his productivity and quality of work. This live presentation contains 24 of his favorite customized tools. You’ll see all the slides shown during the presentation and hear as Steve Satow explains how he customizes his tools and how he uses those tools at his bench to improve his productivity and quality of work.
Bonus Material – This package contains a Bonus CD which has a printable file that you can print from your computer or read on screen containing all the pictures of the tools and descriptions of how to make them.
Lasers quickly became an essential piece of equipment in the jewelry shop, and this DVD will show you why. Here Laser Welding Expert Steve Satow will demonstrate retipping prongs, setting stones, fabricate jewelry, and perform advanced jewelry repairs, all using a Laser Welder. Whether you are just starting out using a Laser Welder or are an experienced user desiring to learn more, this DVD will provide tips, tricks, and techniques that will improve the quality of your work and increase productivity in the shop. Discover how you can improve the quality of your work and increase productivity in the shop using a Laser Welder.
Laser Welders are more than just an expensive retipping tool!
Making jewelry is a breeze using a Laser if you know the proper techniques. On this DVD you will discover how you can use the new technology of Laser Welding to make creating jewelry easier and more profitable from one of the jewelry laser welding pioneers. Laser Welding Expert and Master Jeweler Steve Satow demonstrates fabricating & assembling jewelry as well as custom remounts, all using a Laser Welder.
Repairing jewelry is a breeze using a Laser if you know the proper techniques. On this DVD Laser Welding Expert and Master Jeweler Steve Satow will demonstrate retipping and replacing prongs, beads, bezels, channels, and more on diamonds and heat sensitive colored stones using a variety of procedures including innovative techniques. Discover how you can improve the quality of your work and increase productivity in the shop using a Laser Welder.
Fusion welding using the PUK Welder is taking the industry by storm. Discover what all the fuss is about and how you can use this new piece of equipment more efficiently. Are you considering purchasing a Laser Welder? See if the PUK will meet your needs saving you many thousands of dollars. On this DVD Master Jeweler Brad Simon will show you how to use the PUK welder and demonstrate several different applications and methods.
Information provided on these DVDs are provided ‘As Is’ without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. The procedures described can be harmful if not executed properly. Any use of the information, in jewelry manufacturing, jewelry repair, stonesetting, or otherwise, is taken at the viewer’s own risk. The publisher and content provider is not responsible for any injuries, losses, and/or other damages that may result from the use of information on this website.