Hi Brent, If you are afraid of CAD then stay away from all of them -
On the other hand if you have any venturesome interest or feel like a
challenge is worth the efforts you put in it, then jump-in and meet
your completion head on.
To many jeweler’s present CAD to customers with disintegrated ideas
and loss of what the customer had expected because the one ( you
perhaps ) lost or passed your ideas to other producers that
reinterpret "your Ideas in to what they think your customer wants,
she will not be happy.
Your work is what she came to for, so, give her the real you. Don"t
let a learning curve hold you back from being unique and special to
all that ask you to do something for them.
At least you can create, adjust and produce, finish-out and collect
the whole thing and your smile will be a small part of being a well
That’s my story, And I’m stick-en to-it.
Stephen Wyrick, CMBJ,GIA’s, and others of personel interest.