How to make jewelry
• How to make jewelry
Vladimir Markin engaged in jewelry business since 1997. He has worked in different companies, and four years ago founded his brand and opened a workshop on "Red October". Now his team of eight people making things to order and produces two collections a year.
Mark is known for ornaments unusual design: in the form of bridges, made of wood with stones, in the form of stationery and mechanical (eg, a ring, diamonds where you can hide the touch of a button). The price of products from the collections starts from 15 thousand rubles, the jewels are on the order of 100 thousand to a few tens of thousands of dollars. Here's how to do them.
If the ideas for collections come spontaneously, the process of creating custom jewelry begins with the communication with the client. According to Vladimir Markin, customers often do not know what kind of thing they want, and you have to find out for whom it is intended that the person likes. "We are trying to find out from the client as much as possible information that will give ground for creativity, and to him it was interesting, and we are pleased," - said Markin.
For example, these cufflinks ordered the man, who had previously worked in the oil business, and is now working on Internet projects - for the like chip plates hidden black diamonds.
Sketch artist draws each piece of jewelry by hand. After the approval of sketches of the customer production starts.
According to the sketch is built 3D-model. With the help of a printer printed prototype jewelry, which is needed for the production of forms of the future product.
In the studio there is a foundry - casting has been the contractor. Gold blanks come in the studio is ready.
An employee of the studio picks up the stones that need to be fixed to the product. It uses different color and size of diamonds, sapphires and other precious stones.
Stones buy all over the world - they are sometimes picked up by a particular decoration, sometimes coming up with a product material available. Workshop works with different stones, but most often used diamonds.
tie-stones on the pendant in the form of a snail. It should be about 400 sapphires. With the help of various navortok employee fixes the stones - it it will spend about a day.
In the course of the tie stone products periodically cleaned by the hot steam.
Vladimir Markin collects Earrings - by pressing a button on their petals open and becomes visible diamond drop of dew.
making jewelry takes about a month. Things Markin Fine Jewellery sold in stores in Moscow, St. Petersburg, London, Singapore and Hong Kong.