Just a few words about how we do it.
During 10 years of our company's existence,
we came to conclusion that the Idea is fundamental for making
any piece of jewelry. Usually the idea is ours, but sometimes
our customers have apt ideas. In view of our mastery we can state
without any false modesty: We can do everything! Provided there
is time and money: And the Idea!
Making a plasticine or special plastic
It is not simple at all. It's necessary to
consider gem's "monolith ness", its color, price, and a lot of
other characteristics. Sometimes you have to select a ton of nephrite
or agate by hand, and all for a 2-3 kilos a piece, that may get only
200-500 grams after the selection.
The gems are cut by hand only. We have got
special carving machines, designed and build in our
company with our own drafts. These machines are equipped with solid sintered
diamond tools. These tools are made by master himself
especially for a each new work. These diamond tools are different in ength,
thickness, etc. More than 100 drills (burs, points and discs) can be used for some works.
Jewel cutting as it is. The
cutting is carried out in accordance with pre-made model. Grinding,
polish and texture are accomplished. This stage is most time consuming.
The gems do not suffer any hurry, carelessness, and overheating.
Cut out gem details are delivered to the
jeweller's workbench. The jeweller, under the author's supervising
the future peace of jewel with metal and precious stones. And
what a jewelry work is many of us know well.
whole jewel from the large amount of parts. This is what the author
Here is the basic workshop chain. There are
not many links in it, but a jewel could be implemented more than
a year and a half sometimes. To tell the truth, the resulting
works are eternal, too. The gems and precious metals suffer neither
from corrosion nor from deterioration and can please people for
hundreds of years, don't they?