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Jewelry Collet Making  

Jewelry Tutorials on Collet / Prong / Claw Making

Jewelry collet making forms an important part of daily smithing tasks. A collet has a dual function by forming a cornerstone of the design together with task of holding a gemstone securely in place. Often high quality gemstones are cut for weight and thus come in non-standard sizes. Making your own jewelry collets gives you greater design scope and also elevates the handmade quality of your jewelry piece.