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What do jewellers do?

  • examine designs and specifications for jewellery and precious metal objects
  • cut and divide stones and shape moulded metal by cutting, filing, beating, turning and bending, using specialised hand and power tools
  • assemble articles by soldering, screwing, riveting and otherwise joining and secure precious stones in retaining prongs and ridges
  • engrave designs on ring settings, brooches, bracelets and other articles
  • repair jewellery by soldering, replacing and rebuilding worn and broken parts
  • appraise the quality and value of jewellery and restyle old jewellery

Very low

projected job openings

$41-$52k

qualified full-time wage

67%

employed full-time

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