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Seek the challenging and exciting position of Jeweler with a firm where my exceptional skills and experience will be fully utilized to create, design and manufacture new pieces of exquisite jewelry products
An extremely gifted Jeweler with huge background in creating, designing and manufacturing new pieces of jewelry; cut, set, and polish gem stones; repair or adjust rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and other jewelry; and appraise jewelry, precious metals, and gems.
Summary of Qualifications
More than five years experience.
Strong knowledge of theory and techniques required to produce, compose, and perform works of visual arts.
Excellent knowledge of methods and processes for maintaining quality and controlling cost ofproduction.
Excellent knowledge of machines and tools, including their maintenance.
Uncommon knowledge of different design techniques, principles, tools and instruments.
Great skills at evaluating and inspecting product quality.
Strong ability to choose the right tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Profound ability to quickly and easily spot and understand the nature of problems.
Excellent ability to use mathematical principles to proffer solution to problems.
Strong ability to repair machines or systems.
Excellent ability to read and comprehension written instructions and guides.
SamJohn Fashion House Inc, Tarrytown, NY 2000 - Present
Cut and shape metal into jewelry pieces, using cutting and carving tools.
Arrange jewelry pieces into specified design, soften metal by heating with gas torch, and shape, using hammer and die.
Solder pieces of jewelry together and enlarge or reduce size of rings, using soldering torch or iron.
Repair, reshape, and restyle jewelry by replacing broken parts or using hand tools and machines.
Tie or twist gold or silver wires together, and bend to form rings.
Smooth soldered joints and rough spots, using hand file and emery paper, and polishes with polishing wheel or buffing wire.
Immerse jewelry in cleaning solution or acid to remove stains, or in solution of gold or other metal to color jewelry.
Form model of article from wax or metal, using carving tools.
Place model in casting ring, and pour plaster into ring to form mold.
Form sand or rubber mold from model for casting article.
Pour molten metal into mold, or operate centrifugal casting machine, to cast article.
Examine gemstone surfaces and internal structure to evaluate genuineness, quality, and value, using polariscope, refractometer, and other optical instruments.
Immerse gemstones in chemical solutions to determine specific gravity and key properties for identification and appraisal.
Grade stones for color, perfection, and quality of cut.
Estimate wholesale and retail value of gemstones, following price guides and market fluctuations.
School of Art and Design, New York, NY Associate Degree in Jewelry Design (2000)