Hamilton And Inches
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Apr 2019 - Present (3 years 11 months)
Senior Goldsmith. Responsible for all jewellery related repairs, remounts, remodels and stonesetting.
Jewellery Craftsman/ Stone Setter
Jewellery Craftsman/ Diamond Setter
52 Argyll Arcade Glasgow G2 8BG UK, United States
Apr 1996 - Present (26 years 11 months)
Duties at Hilson include the following - The manufacture of items from first principles, all aspect of repairs, including remodelling, manufacture /fabrication, stone setting covering various styles - claw, channel, flush, pave, bezel and tension. Ring sizing, full and partial shanks, rebuilding/ retipping claws, cleans and checks, use of rhodium plating and polishing. Liaising with colleagues regarding all aspects of jewellery - repairs, redesign, resizing, deadlines and estimates of time and materials required and communication with suppliers. Communicating directly with customers on the shop floor, telephone or email and social media to offer consistent quality service throughout. Bespoke work - through consultation, sketches and photographs, liaising with customers designing and fabrication of jewellery often from first principles to an agreed design often utilising customers materials or stones in combination with new materials/stones etc to complete the jewellery to the customers wishes.
The Ring Maker
Main Street, Bothwell Duties Jewellery repair, manufacture of jewellery, designated stone setter, polishing and job logging, quality control. Liaison with designers in the various shops. Reason for leaving - New opportunities and training. Jeweller/ Assistant Manager Murrcraft Jewellery Manufacturers 4th Floor, 52 St. Enochs Square, Glasgow G1
Collingwood County Jewellers
Duties Serving customers, dealing with enquiries, stock control and cash handling. Reason for Leaving - New opportunities and training.