Having been in the jewellery trade since the early 1970's I have seen many changes in the manufacturing & retailing of Jewellery. Design & technology have pushed the ancient goldsmithing arts well & truly into the 21st century.
On this little blog space I will endeavour to give you a few little insights into this mysterious trade to help you understand some of what appears a deeply guarded secret.
Exactly how is a ring made? I have heard many answers to this question the most popular being that its carved out of a solid mass of gold or platinum. Below is a very simple (as it was my first attempt) example of just one way of making this ring. A very modern process using 3D CAD technology, which as you will see I am still learning, but it is fun..
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