About: Jewelry Factory. Complete solution for gold and silver jewelry manufacturing from customers designs.


Gold Jewelry : Fancy

Jewelry 3D Design on computer

STEP1 : 3D Design on computer

Wax printing from computer software using RP printing machine

STEP2 : Wax printing from computer using RP printing machine

hand wax modeling

hand wax modeling to adjust details (in some cases we do all by hand)

hand wax modeling

hand wax modeling

Casting of Silver Master mold

STEP3 : Casting of Silver Master mold

Casting of Silver Master mold

STEP3 : Casting of Silver Master mold

Rubber mold imprint from the Master

STEP4 : Make the Rubber mold imprint from the Master allows future replication

Shrinkage of jewelry, gemstones sorting

STEP5 : Casting gold, Shrinkage occurs, we can now mesure theexcat size of stones needed

gemstone sorting, recutting, groving

SETP6 : Sorting, recutting, groving. Each stone need a gutter to grab it from underneath, and the size must be exact to 0.01 mm precision. We recut every stone.

Invisible setting

STEP7 : Invisible setting an start under binoculars

Invisible setting

STEP7 : Invisible setting

Invisible setting

STEP7 : Invisible setting. Always start from center to the outter direction

Invisible setting

STEP7 : Invisible setting. Always start from center to the outter direction

Invisible setting

STEP7 : The bottom of the bangle is pave set to resist chocks better.

Invisible setting

Invisible setting / Pave setting

Pave setting

Pave setting

Invisible setting close-up

Invisible setting close-up

Invisible setting close-up under loupe

Depending on how much the budget is the top facets might show slight variation in size

Invisible setting close-up

Because when we recut to precision we chose from a stock going from 1.9 mm to 2.1 mm

Invisible setting close-up

And we put all stones to be 2.0 mm so te bigger stones will show a large table facet.

Polishing of jewelry

STEP8 : Polishing

Assembling and rhodium plating

STEP9 : Assembling and Rhodium plating

Invisible setting

Rhodium plating will give the chromium effect to white gold.

Invisible setting

Gold is a yellow metal. White gold 18k is an allow using gold and paladium, naturally tinted with yellow (off-white).



Useful Links about Jewelry and Gemology

Laboratories & schools
www.aigslaboratory.com
(A.I.G.S. Laboratory)
www.gia.edu
GIA)
www.gemresearch.ch
(GRS)
www.igiworldwide.com
(IGI)
www.ssef.ch
(SSEF)
www.gubelinlab.com
(Gubelin)
www.gemnantes.fr
(D.U.G. France)
Knowledge
www.fieldgemology.org/
Field trips in the mines
http://webmineral.com
About minerals
www.ruby-sapphire.com
The best seller
www.mindat.org
Mineral database
www.themelis.com
Another famous gemologist
http://gemme.la.rca.fr
Blog gemmology and opals
www.opalinda.com
Blog gemmology and opals
Forums & Networks
www.gemologyonline.com
The rendez-vous gemology
www.geminterest.com
French equivalent
www.pricescope.com
All about prices
www.diamondse.info
Mostly about prices
http://polygon.net/
All about everything
www.ganoksin.com
All about everything
Associations
www.thaigemjewelry.or.th
(TGJTA)
www.crg-dug.frm
Gemology Research center
www.gemstone.org
(ICA)
www.agta.org
(AGTA)
www.gemsociety.org
(IGS)