Platinum engagement rings creation

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Platinum Plus Designs makes custom designed jewelry and are the manufacturers behind many famous fine jewelry store's private designer lines. Every piece is made here in our New York City Diamond District location.

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The jewelry manufacturing process:

The jewelry manufacturing process From concept to design to production

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Design

3D CAD computer modeling:

3D CAD computer modeling

3D inkjet rapid prototyping wax computer printing:

3D inkjet rapid prototyping wax computer printing

3D inkjet printing results – wax bezels ready for use:

3D inkjet printing results – wax bezels ready for use

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The lost wax process

Wax bezel sprues added and attached to wax tree:

Wax bezel sprues added and attached to wax tree

Waxes on base, ready for crucible:

Waxes on base, ready for crucible

Sealing crucible to paper base:

Sealing crucible to paper base

Mixing investment:

Mixing investment

Filling crucible, containing waxes, with investment:

Filling crucible, containing waxes, with investment

The vacuum table:

The vacuum table

Crucible on vacuum table awaiting purge process:

Crucible on vacuum table awaiting purge process

Insert crucible into kiln…:

Insert crucible into kiln…

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And six hours later…

remove the crucible:

remove the crucible

New platinum clippings and recycled platinum:

New platinum clippings and recycled platinum

The platinum is in!:

The platinum is in!

Process repeated for shank and balance of ring components:

Process repeated for shank and balance of ring components

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The results

Finished platinum bezels:

Finished platinum bezels

18K yellow gold parts after acid bath:

18K yellow gold parts after acid bath

Platinum and 18K gold parts. Next step, assembly!:

Platinum and 18K gold parts. Next step, assembly!

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Assembly

Preparing bezels:

Preparing bezels

Preparing shank:

Preparing shank

Prefitting center stone:

Prefitting center stone

Measuring yellow diamond melee:

Measuring yellow diamond melee

Diamond melee set into individual bezels:

Diamond melee set into individual bezels

Preparing two-tone shank:

Preparing two-tone shank

With two-tone shank and bezels assembled, side stones are set:

With two-tone shank and bezels assembled, side stones are set

Center diamond set into place:

Center diamond set into place

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The Finished Product

Completing the presentation:

Completing the presentation

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