I'm new, so if this is incorrect, in the wrong place, let me know.
I have a lapis ring in for repair to the 24K inlay.
The inlay part is maybe an arabic letter in a flat lapis stone.
The problem is the groove in the lapis is V shaped, there is no undercut to mechanically hold the gold.
What cement or epoxy do I use?
Do I shape the wire to fit in the grooves then cement, then hammer in?
Is there a certain way to hammer in V grooves?
I will send a pic a soon as I figure out how.