Quality Assurance Benchmarks highlight workmanship of semi-finished and finished jewellery. Learn best practices for pre-finishing platinum jewellery.
Pre-finishing: Quality Assurance Benchmarking
Little or no metal should be removed during the three steps of pre-finishing platinum jewellery. If removing a small amount of metal is necessary, take the following precautions.
Platinum rings must be rounded prior to pre-finishing
Maintain Design Elements and Engineering Detail
Pre-finish all small, hard-to-access areas
Shape Retention: Maintain Flat Areas
Pre-finishing: Tools and Techniques
Initial Pre-finishing Steps
Abrasive Papers and Film
Featured Quality Assurance Benchmarks
Refinish Worn Platinum Jewellery
Burnishing: Evaluate the Quality of Platinum Jewellery that has been Furbished by Burnishing
Pre-finish and Finish Platinum
Evaluate a pre-finished, polished and buffed platinum ring