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GRANULATION

It’s a true labor of love as minuscule gold grains, some no larger than a millimeter, are painstakingly arranged and set, one by one, to create jewels that stand out for their intricacy and richness of detail. A thin piece of gold wire is first looped around a rod and each tiny loop is then cut free.

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On a stone surface the loops are fired until they roll up into minute balls which are placed individually with tweezers in the desired pattern and then fused permanently onto the jewel’s surface.

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