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    What I do is once you have cut your ledge or you...

    What I do is once you have cut your ledge or you if you have a collet inside for stone to sit on what is the best way then use a ball stick graver its curved edge is ideal for the curvature of the...
  2. Ok mate if you have any problems just let us no.

    Ok mate if you have any problems just let us no.
  3. Hi Paul the only thing I left out was drilling...

    Hi Paul the only thing I left out was drilling the hole , what do you won't to no
  4. Thank you appreciate it

    Thank you appreciate it
  5. Here is the link....

    Here is the link.
    http://www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk/library/technical-library/supplier-listing/suppliers-a-z/j-daniels-optical-diamond-setter/diamond-setter/
  6. Hi Enigma well done as you no the less clean up...

    Hi Enigma well done as you no the less clean up the better especially on soft stones , I can't really see the setting quality
    Pic is not clear enough , for a cheap close up if you get loupe and put...
  7. My contact details are on my website or on...

    My contact details are on my website or on goldsmiths hall under stone setters when you are ready just give us a call.
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    It takes a long time to learn fully 5year ...

    It takes a long time to learn fully 5year apprenticeship but it does help a lot if you are given the right tips in the
    First place will make a big difference, when I have taught people even some...
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    Hi Aurarius the most important thing is to drill...

    Hi Aurarius the most important thing is to drill the claw properly, first choose a ball fraze same thickness as the
    Stones girdle then drill horizontally Half way through the claw then carefully...
  10. Hi Enigma thanks, yes I will do one for rub...

    Hi Enigma thanks, yes I will do one for rub overs, I just need to get the video camera setup better so I can get a really
    Good close ups of what I am doing, I have something in the pipe line so...
  11. I am pleased the video helped thanks for the pic...

    I am pleased the video helped thanks for the pic , l no what it's like to drop stones on floor , lost one for a few days
    Only to find it had bounced 3feet of floor onto picture rail only saw it...
  12. Well done looks good , your welcome, just...

    Well done looks good , your welcome, just remember You can use the same technique on rubovers to , if the stones are
    large would be advisable to groove the inside edge.
    Just did this one Friday...
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    It looks like it's been plated with to much...

    It looks like it's been plated with to much voltage to quickly, that's what you end up with pitting and matted
    That's if it is indeed silver.

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    Hi are you talking about a lot of hole drilling...

    Hi are you talking about a lot of hole drilling or just a few , if it is hard metal just one hole can blunt the burr
    I drill many holes every day and found the best way to keep drills sharp as...
  15. Chris has has a point but life is never that easy...

    Chris has has a point but life is never that easy , a lot of cabs, fancy shapes never have the setter in mind
    Just set this Amber in platinum ring it was quite large.
    8342

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  16. Your welcome I am glad you had success , if you...

    Your welcome I am glad you had success , if you can send me a picture of the setting would like to see it.
    Regards John

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  17. Your welcome I am glad you had success , if you...

    Your welcome I am glad you had success , if you can send me a picture of the setting would like to see it.
    Regards John

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  18. I only set small stones at surface level ,found...

    I only set small stones at surface level ,found that's the best way because once polished the edge around stone disappears
    And looks awful , on larger stones they will be ever so slightly undercut...
  19. Hi Dennis this technique is ideal for soft...

    Hi Dennis this technique is ideal for soft stones because your never directly putting any pressure on the stone
    Especially on the first to steps of instructions as a precaution for someone who is...
  20. Hi your not aiming to click the stones in , just...

    Hi your not aiming to click the stones in , just drill the hole just big enough so the stone fits in very tight so if you
    turn the job upside down and bang it hard and the stone does not come out...
  21. How to invisble /flush set gemstones with video

    (I HAVE PUT THIS ON AGAIN SO IT IS LINKED WITH VIDEO)
    The best way I use is to use an old drill ball 005 flatten of the end make sure the end is polished smooth
    And put into Handel ball round ,...
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    At long last I have put a educational video...

    At long last I have put a educational video together on how to invisible set diamonds
    Sorry for the wait but had to wait on getting the camera set up , getting xtra parts for it
    It's not a bad...
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    Ok thank you Chris diamondsetting4u.com

    Ok thank you Chris

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    Hi Chris were did you get diamond dust from

    Hi Chris were did you get diamond dust from
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    I think I will get this one you can buy an add on...

    I think I will get this one you can buy an add on magnefying lens for close ups, and me to but always best to have a back up picture when a stone is worth thousands.
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