at SISSYS LOG CABIN in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Mix, cut, shape, solder, and weld metal into jewelry pieces using cutting, carving, and heating tools and/or any appropriate tools and machinery. Examine and evaluate surfaces and internal structure of gemstones for genuineness, color, perfection, and quality of cut. Form models from wax or metal, using carving tools and/or other appropriate tools and machinery. Set diamonds and colored gemstones in various styles and techniques. Perform repairs, reshapes, and restyles to jewelry by replacing broken parts and using hand tools to improve aesthetics and quality of pieces. Develop, design, and/or create new jewelry based on own and others' specifications using precision and semiprecious stones and fine metals. Conduct tests and inspections of jewelry to evaluate quality and durability.