stone setting in jewellery cover

The number of setting styles today are innumerable, but these below three types of settings have remained popular over the years and commonly used the world over.

Picture of a filigree ring

In this tutorial, we will walk you through how a filigree ring was made, from creating the structure of the ring from scratch, to making the filigree designs, and finally the setting of the Sapphire into the bezel.

Spinel: History’s most misunderstood gemstone - Photo

Spinel is a gem that has often been overshadowed by Ruby, but as more people have come to discover this beautiful mineral it has emerged from the shadows and is finally receiving recognition as a treasured gem in its own right. 

A modern silversmith has more than one way to create stunning and saleable jewellery. What tools do you need and what learning path to take to become a successful silversmith? Today I will tell you how!

Singapore's new Anti Money Laundering Laws for Precious Metals and Gem Dealers
In 2019, Singapore's enacted a law requiring anyone buying or selling jewellery to become a registered 'dealer' and to follow a series of operational prescriptions to prevent moneylaundering and funding of terrorist activities. This is an excellent step - but one that has an enormous impact on jewellers and entrepreneurs whose transactions are never practically going to be used for ML/FT.

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