Profession jewellery assembler
Jewellery assemblers assemble jewelry parts to form different types of jewellery such as bracelets, necklaces or earrings. They grip links with pliers or position the link in the slot of a linking ring, twist link joints open using pliers, attach all parts together and repair broken chains.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Jewellery processes
Materials and processes involved in creating jewellery items like earrings, necklaces, rings, brackets, etc.
- Select metals for jewellery
Select and purchase precious metals and alloys to use in jewellery pieces
- Ensure conformance to jewel design specifications
Examine finished jewellery products to ensure that they meet quality standards and design specifications. Use magnifying glasses, polariscopes or other optical instruments.
- Clean jewellery pieces
Clean and polish metal items and pieces of jewellery; handle mechanical jewellery-making tools such as polishing wheels.
- Select gems for jewellery
Select and purchase gems to use in jewellery pieces and designs.
- Assemble metal parts
Align and arrange steel and metal parts in order to assemble complete products; use the appropriate hand tools and gauges.
- Repair jewellery
Make jewellery repairs, such as enlarging or reducing ring sizes, soldering pieces of jewellery back together, and replacing broken or worn-out clasps and mountings.
- Use jewellery equipment
Handle, modify, or repair jewellery-making equipment such as jigs, fixtures, and hand tools such as scrapers, cutters, gougers, and shapers.
- Adjust jewellery
Alter existing jewellery mountings in order to reposition or remake jewels, or to adjust mountings.
- Mount stones in jewels
Mount gemstones in pieces of jewellery closely following design specifications. Place, set and mount gemstones and metal parts.
- Smoothen rough jewel parts
Smoothen rough parts of pieces of jewellery using hand files and emery paper.
- Assemble jewellery parts
Assemble and thread different jewellery parts together such as pearls, locks, wire, and chains by soldering, clamping, welding or lacing the materials.