Fabricate and repair jewelry articles. Make models or molds to create jewelry items.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Innovation * Analytical Thinking * Initiative * Achievement/Effort * Cooperation * Self Control * Independence

Representative Tasks * Smooth soldered joints and rough spots, using hand files and emery paper, and polish smoothed areas with polishing wheels or buffing wire. * Create jewelry from materials such as gold, silver, platinum, and precious or semiprecious stones. * Position stones and metal pieces, and set, mount, and secure items in place, using setting and hand tools.


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