The individual works with high-speed rotating machines with metal plates and buffs to produce a fully finished stone. The polisher may work on pre-shaped (cabochon) stone or faceted stone.
The individual works with high-speed rotating scaife machines with diamond or steel laps in order to give the rough cut gemstone the shape as per plan. Pre-shaping determines the shape, size and weight of the processed final stone.
The individual works with hands on high-speed rotating blade or sawing machine in order to slice the stone for maximum yield and as per the client order received.
The individual at work uses hands and fine needles to thread several beads or cabochon or faceted stones into a jewellery piece, as per design.
The individual at work recovers gold from jewellery pieces, gold scrap and dust collected at different stages of jewellery manufacturing. The individual operates furnaces and uses chemicals to recover gold in the pure form.
The individual at work mainly works with hand tools to create components such as balls, wire, stampings, strips and chains required for completing the jewellery piece. The individual is responsible for delivering components with minimum gold loss.
The individual at work in handmade gold jewellery manufacturing prepares enamel colours of different types to paint vibrant patterns on the finished jewellery frame as per design.
The individual works, mainly, with machine and hand tools to create the base jewellery frame from gold as per design and for further embellishing with components, gemstones and enamelling and plating. The goldsmith is responsible for delivering quality gold jewellery with minimum gold or stone loss.
The individual at work works with hand and machine tools to create specialised jewellery of gold using wax, pure silver and gold foil, enamel paint, gemstones and flat diamonds. It is a highly creative job role.
The individual at work creates actual master pieces of the jewellery design , complete with frame, components, finishing, setting and embellishing - for replication into another or multiple jewellery pieces.
The individual at work uses stationery and measuring tools to create a range of basic jewellery design by hand
Individuals on this job use different technologies such as M-Box, Immersion Glass (IG) and Galaxy, based on Helium/Sarin software, to view and manually or automatically plot different types of inclusions such cloud, surface cavities, blind spots, pin point inclusion, 3D, flat cracks, curved cracks. Inclusion plotting helps the planner determine the can be achieved in the cut stone, which will determine its ultimate value. Hence, precision is important in this job.
The individual in the jewellery retailing store maintains record on all jewellery product including fresh incoming jewellery from factory, jewellery from customers for exchange sale, jewellery for repairs. The individual also places order for replenishment of jewellery products with vendor.
Individuals working on this job use the computer to note all the details of a diamond weight, shape, stage of processing, person issued to or returned from, before issuing it to a worker for processing. Barcoding and scanning process may also be used.
The individual provides shine and lustre to the cast jewellery at different stages of its manufacturing such as pre-setting and final polish. The individual works with different types of tools, polishing compounds, soft and hard buffs fixed on high-speed rotating motor bench.