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Staff Blog≫ Jewelry Making (March 11, 2014)

Today, students continue with the stone setting exercise.
In the previous lesson students were practicing on a flat plate, while this time they use a practice ring.


Jewelry Making (March 11, 2014)

First, students fix the practice ring to wax base and then punch holes in it.


Jewelry Making (March 11, 2014)

In this picture you can see the flat plate from the previous lesson, and the ring used for stone setting practice.


Jewelry Making (March 11, 2014)

Prof. Paolo chooses for the student the drill bit that best fits the stone size.


Jewelry Making (March 11, 2014)

In order to match the stone size, they carefully carve and enlarge the holes, little by little.


Jewelry Making (March 11, 2014)

This is another student’s work: the stone has been set in place and the jewel will be completed after the polishing process.


 

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