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Jewellers make and repair jewellery such as rings, brooches, chains and bracelets, craft objects out of precious metals, and cut, shape and polish rough gemstones to produce fashion and industrial jewels.

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


qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started