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Bench and Repair (2004-2005 only)

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Bracelets
Casting and wax carving
Chains
Clasps
Computer software
Cuff links
Earrings
Gemstones, setting
Gold
Granulation
Hinges
Humor
Inlaid gemstones
Mokume-Gane
Pearls
Pendants
Platinum
Prongs
Rings
Safety
Silver, Sterling
Welding and joining


Bracelets

5/05: Efficient Prong-Setting for an In-Line Bracelet

4/05: Reconstruction of Worn Bracelet Hinges

3/05: Manufacturing a Sterling Silver with Platinum Pendant

1/04: Sizing, Repair & Maintenance of Tennis Bracelets

Casting and wax carving

3/05: Sterling Silver Alloy with Platinum

2/05: Finishing and Setting a CAD/CAM Wedding Set

12/04: Custom-Designed Three-Stone Ring

Chains

7/04: Repairing Moissanite Necklace with Pulse Arc-Welding

Clasps

8/04: Custom Fold-Over Enhancer Clasp

Computer software

5/05: Manufacturing Retailer Benefits from CAD/CAM

4/05: It's All About Great Design

2/05: CAD Events Highlight New Technology

2/05: Finishing and Setting a CAD/CAM Wedding Set

Cuff links

10/04: Cuff Links that Won a Spectrum Award

Earrings

4/05: Manufacturing Custom Earrings

9/04: Omega Earring Clips

9/04: Repairing Freshwater Pearl Earrings with ABI's Mini Pulse III

6/04: Manufacturing Custom Earrings Using Tack-Welding Technology

Gemstones, setting

5/05: Efficient Prong-Setting for an In-Line Bracelet

5/05: Preparing the AllSet(R) to Cut Bearings in Prongs

3/05: Quality Features for Three-Stone Rings

2/05: Finishing and Setting a CAD/CAM Wedding Set

1/05: Fine Jewelry Gemstone Inlay

1/05: Manufacturing a Platinum Wire Setting Using Tack-Welding Technology

12/04: Custom-Designed Three-Stone Ring

12/04: Flush Setting Trillion Sapphires

8/04: Flush-Setting Round Brilliant Diamonds in a Platinum Band

8/04: Hoover & Strong's Tru-Seat Setting System

7/04: Prong Setting Round Brilliants, Part 3: The Results

6/04: Prong Setting of Round Brilliants, Part 1: Common Procedure

6/04: Prong Setting of Round Brilliants, Part 2: Avoiding Prong Failure

6/04: Prong Setting Round Brilliants Using Foredom's All-Set Quick-Change Adapter Kits

3/04: Professional Setting of Round & Oval Cabochons in Bezels

2/04: Professional Manufacturing of Round & Oval Bezels for Cabochon Gemstones

Gold

2/05: How to Manufacture a White Gold and Turquoise Cameo Granulated Pendant

3/04: Making a Yellow Gold & Platinum Ring, Part 2: Putting It All Together

2/04: Making a Yellow Gold & Platinum Ring, Part 1: The Basic Steps

Granulation

2/05: How to Manufacture a White Gold and Turquoise Cameo Granulated Pendant

Hinges

4/05: Reconstruction of Worn Bracelet Hinges

Humor

5/04: Rough Cuts [cartoon series]

Inlaid gemstones

1/05: Fine Jewelry Gemstone Inlay

Mokume-Gane

11/04: Mokume-Gane: Manufacturing Works of Art, Part 2`

10/04: Mokume-Gane (Manufacturing Works of Art, Part 1)

Pearls

9/04: Repairing Freshwater Pearl Earrings with ABI's Mini Pulse III

Pendants

2/05: How to Manufacture a White Gold and Turquoise Cameo Granulated Pendant

12/04: Manufacturing a Domed Pendant

Platinum

3/05: Manufacturing a Sterling Silver with Platinum Pendant

1/05: Manufacturing a Platinum Wire Setting Using Tack-Welding Technology

8/04: Custom Fold-Over Enhancer Clasp

8/04: Flush-Setting Round Brilliant Diamonds in a Platinum Band

3/04: Making a Yellow Gold & Platinum Ring, Part 2: Putting It All Together

2/04: Making a Yellow Gold & Platinum Ring, Part 1: The Basic Steps

Prongs

5/05: Efficient Prong-Setting for an In-Line Bracelet

5/05: Preparing the AllSet(R) to Cut Bearings in Prongs

7/04: Prong Setting Round Brilliants, Part 3: The Results

6/04: Prong Setting of Round Brilliants, Part 1: Common Procedure

6/04: Prong Setting of Round Brilliants, Part 2: Avoiding Prong Failure

Rings

3/05: Quality Features for Three-Stone Rings

2/05: Alternative Ring Sizing Techniques

12/04: Custom-Designed Three-Stone Ring

8/04: Flush-Setting Round Brilliant Diamonds in a Platinum Band

5/04: Assembly of Solitaire Mountings

4/04: Ring Shank Repair

3/04: Making a Yellow Gold & Platinum Ring, Part 2: Putting It All Together

2/04: Making a Yellow Gold & Platinum Ring, Part 1: The Basic Steps

Safety

8/04: ABI's Opti-Saver

Silver, Sterling

3/05: Manufacturing a Sterling Silver with Platinum Pendant

Welding and joining

5/05: Back to Basics: Tack Welding vs. Pulse-Arc Welding

4/05: Manufacturing Custom Earrings

2/05: How to Manufacture a White Gold and Turquoise Cameo Granulated Pendant

1/05: Manufacturing a Platinum Wire Setting Using Tack-Welding Technology

12/04: Manufacturing a Domed Pendant

11/04: Manufacturing a Crown Using Tack- and Pulse-Arc Welding Technology

10/04: General Jewelry Repairs Using ABI's Mini Pulse Arc III

9/04: Repairing Freshwater Pearl Earrings with ABI's Mini Pulse III

8/04: ABI's Opti-Saver

7/04: Repairing Moissanite Necklace with Pulse Arc-Welding

6/04: Manufacturing Custom Earrings Using Tack-Welding Technology

5/04: Tool Modifications: Part 2

4/04: Tool Modifications: Part 1

2/04: Fixturing Using Tack- and Pulse-Arc-Welding Technology

1/04: Installing & Repairing Hinge Rivets Using Pulse-Arc Welding

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