I just finished two more rings for my Resume’ tray, some explanation
here is needed.
The Straight-Baguettes in the ring of 5 stones were actually
But you can see how Bright-Cutting (with a #40 Flat graver) just
enhances & finishes the setting process. No Triangular file, just a
nice. smooth…Bright-Cutting surface.
The two Baguette shoulder-stones were both 1mm. too long for the
ring, but I persevered!..again, Bright-cutting. just as in the
Now when the polishing is done… WOW!!! My ring polishing is to
only ‘touch-up’ any sharp corners, not to smooth the channel-wall or
For my next ‘sample’ is a relatively difficult setting procedure.
It’s call “Fish-Tail”. This whole procedure will be featured in a DVD
that Hanuman is putting together for ‘us’. It is a 1.5 hour long
explanation how this technique is done. difficulty scale of 25/10.
All I use are two gravers, one for Rough-Cutting & the other is for
Bright-Cutting. The graver names are Onglette #1 & #2) Hoping you all
appreciate my labours. regards to everyone!