Model (Piece of Jewelry that you want to make a mould out of) is embedded within a sandwich of natural rubber sheets. The whole assembly is then placed in a heated press where the rubber around the model is compacted by a combination of heat and pressure and cures the rubber to a stable condition.
Wax replicas are produced from the completed moulds. Those wax patterns are generally produced by injecting liquid wax, specially formulated for the process, at 7 pounds air pressure into a master mould and allowing it to solidify under pressure.
Raw diamonds are probably sorted first as to color and clarity, those being the highest-value natural characteristics.
Method of “Setting Stones in Wax” is one of the most revolutionary advances in recent years.
Casting is a process of making jewelry pieces that involves the pouring of liquid metal alloy into a mould which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowing it to cool and solidify. This solidified part is known as casting,
Mechanical finishes can be categorized by the way how the parts to be finished are handled: • Individually handled and finished using wheel abrasion or hand abrasion • Mass finishing using tumbling barrels or vibratory finishers
Assembly is the process wherein the components of a piece of jewelry are assembled together. For instance, two toned rings or rings with mounts would require sub-assemblies.
In some cases where the piece of diamond is a bit big it is set with manual help. The reason of such requirement is that machines deal with a standard size of diamond and in case of specific size and cut a manual setting is required.
This is the final polish of the piece of jewelry. The idea of polishing is to add shine to the entire piece of jewelry.
Rhodium is a sparkling white colored precious metal. When a piece of jewelry is plated with rhodium, it gives a white reflective appearance and provides the jewelry piece better resistance to scratches and tarnish.