A very useful course for professionals in the sector, but also excellent for those who, starting out in business, want to provide a complete service and build customer loyalty. In fact, the repair and restoration of jewels are among the most requested activities on the market. This course explores the techniques of intervention on the most frequent cases of repairing or customizing jewelery pieces. For this reason, part of the course is dedicated to repairs or reconstructions of real objects from external customers.
At the end of the course program a certificate of attendance will be issued.
Distinction between repair and restoration: theoretical introduction. fire resistant stones, analysis of old soldering joints. Price quotes, fabrication of band ring with bezel, adjusting a flared shank ring with a bezel and a set stone. How to repair a fine chain and alter a 40 cm chain into two bracelets with chain ends and clasps. How to Alter a pair of earrings with posts into clips. How an earring can become a ring shank. How a pearl is disassembled, how a stone is removed from its setting and repair of hollow tubing. History of the vintage object and recognition of the manufacturing periods. The historical titles and alloys of silver, rose gold and platinum, materials and brands. Diagnosis of the object: alloys, stones and their cuts. Settings, soldering and assembly techniques.
deposit of 300 €, non-refundable in case of cancellation