Precious Metal Workers

Precious Metal Workers

Cast, anneal, solder, hammer, or shape gold, silver, pewter or other metals to form jewelry or other metal items such as goblets or candlesticks.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Integrity * Innovation * Dependability * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Cut and file pieces of jewelry such as rings, brooches, bracelets, and lockets. * Solder parts together or fill holes and cracks with metal solder, using gas torches. * Polish articles by hand or by using a polishing wheel.


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Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles Artist, Bench Jeweler, Bench Mechanic, Brass Chaser, Bronze Chaser, Caster, Chaser, Engraver, Fabricator, Goldsmith, Goldsmith Apprentice, Hammersmith, Jeweler, Jewelry Designer, Jewelry Finisher, Jewelry Maker, Jewelry Repairer, Jewelsmith, Metal Engraver, Metal Finisher, Metal Polisher, Mold Maker, Pewter Caster, Pewter Fabricator, Pewter Finisher, Pewterer, Platinum Smith, Platinumsmith, Polisher, Restoration Silversmith, Silversmith, Silversmith Apprentice, Solderer, Special Order Jeweler, Stamper, Stone Setter.