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Ergonomics and Jewelry Making
By weaver

Safety and Ergonomics

Your hands, eyes and upper body are your most important and most
vulnerable tools. Jewelry making creates a situation in which you
use these tools in in an extremely intensive way.

Small movements are repeated many times over and this repetitive use
of the hands can cause injury, pain and numbness. Incorrect or
careless use positioning or use of tools can cause you to lose the
ability to work for weeks or months at a time to give them time to
heal. A little care taken before and during your work period will
help keep your hands, eyes and upper body healthy…

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