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[Job Offer] [Bellingham WA] Bench goldsmith

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Jewelry assembly and fabrication of rings, primarily band style
    rings from sheet and wire stock

  • Sizing of rings with and without stone settings

  • Some repairs

  • Finishing of rings by hand, flex shaft and machine polishing

  • Working with decorative surface treatments such as etching, bead
    blasting, etc.

  • Familiarity with tabletop milling machine and lathe operation a
    plus; otherwise will be trained on studio equipment.

  • Once trained must be able to work with minimal supervision
    Qualifications and Application Process:

  • Proficient skills in hand fabrication- sawing, filing, soldering,
    sheet rolling, wire drawing

  • Stone setting skills with a wide variety of setting styles

  • Experience working in the jewelry trade required

  • Bench jeweler certification a plus, but not required

  • Ability to take direction as well as work independently with
    minimal supervision once trained

  • No interaction with public; no sales required

  • Full time position of 36 to 40 hours per week

  • Salary based on experience

  • PTO (paid time off)

-c 9 paid holidays per year

  • Paid medical for employee

  • Simple IRA available

  • Must be eligible for legal employment in the US

  • Send resumes via email to:Terry Binnion at [tbin AT]; Subject line: Bench Goldsmith Position

  • Please send at least 3 photos of your work from the last year or
    send link to website/gallery/photos of your work

  • To be considered for position will need to pass background check
    as well as bench test

About us:

  • Studio located just outside of Bellingham, WA - Bellingham is a
    city of approximately 80,000+ in an agricultural area with 3
    colleges in town; approximately 2 hours north of Seattle - Local area
    has abundant access for outdoor activities - We stress quality over
    quantity but ability to meet work flow demands while maintaining
    highest standards of excellence a must

James Binnion