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Jewelry Repair - Common Issues & Faqs

Jewelry Repair - Common Issues & Faqs In a good jewelry repair, the repaired area should same as the rest of the piece appear Ring Resizing 10 Cutting & soldering: A cut is made and metal is either added or removed to adjust the size to fit. Sizing beads: placed on the inside of the bottom of the shank, these accommodate slight discrepancies in size. Spring inserts: placed inside the shank adjusts to 1-2 full finger sizes. Repairing a Chain While most flat chain repairs are nearly undetectable, if the chain is very small, lightweight, or badly damaged, there may be some stiffness in surrounding links after the repair is completed. Some jewelers may charge extra for chains that are difficult to repair. Prong Repair Constant wear of rings can cause prongs to wear and the potential for losing a precious gemstone to increase. Something as simple as exposure to bedsheets or gardening can affect prong strength. Depending on the severity of the prong wear, they will be replaced, re-tipped by adding a metal to the top of the prong or replacing the entire prong head. Jewelry Repair Faqs 1. Can I take my jewelry for repair to a different store than where it was purchased? 2. How do I know I am getting my own diamond back after a repair? 3. How can I tell if my gemstone or diamond is loose? 4. My diamond repaired? is chipped, can it be Address: 208 E YELM AVE YELM, WA 98597 Website: www.eliejewelry.com (360) 767-9292

Jewelry Repair - Common Issues & Faqs

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Over the course of time, your jewelry may lose its sparks and shine or sometimes the pieces may likely break. Check some jewelry repair common issues & faqs.

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