Profession jewellery engraver
Jewellery engravers engrave lettering and ornamental designs onto jewellery articles, using engravers handtools. They sketch and lay out the lettering and designs on the article, cut the design in the article and clean it up.
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- Realistic / Artistic
- Engraving technologies
The characteristics of various materials and methods used to engrave something on a surface.
- Operate engraving equipment
Operate mechanical engraving tools and machines, set controls of cutting tools. Make adjustments if necessary.
- Select engraving templates
Select, prepare and install engraving templates; operate cutting tools and routers.
- Determine quality of engraving
Quality control of engravings and etchings; check for cuts, burns, rough spots and irregular or incomplete engraving.
- Inspect etched work
Inspect finished etchings in detail, using microscopes and magnifying lenses.
- Prepare workpieces for engraving
Prepare mechanical tools and workpieces for engraving by polishing their surface and bevelling the workpiece to remove sharp edges. Polishing is done using different sandpapers and sand films which applied from rougher ones to very fine ones.
- Ensure accurate engravings
Closely observe the actions of the mechanical cutting tools, resulting in a flawless engraving process.
- Engrave patterns
Engrave and print designs and patterns onto a variety of surfaces.
- Clean engraved areas
Polish and clean engraved etching areas.
- Transpose designs to engravings
Examine diagrams, sketches, blueprints and samples, and calculate how they are to be engraved onto work pieces.
- Prepare workpieces for etching
Prepare mechanical tools and work pieces for etching by polishing their surface and bevelling the work piece to remove sharp edges. Polishing is done using different sandpapers and sand films which are applied and vary from rough to very fine ones.
- Verify engraving accuracy
Examine design results to verify engraving accuracy, rework engraving where needed.
- Position engraving equipment
Position and clamp work pieces, plates, or rollers in holding fixtures.