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Jewelry Laser Welding: Designing a Ring

Tips for Designing a Ring Using Laser Welding

Select the proper size heads and shank. In this example, the heads are 14K White Gold and the shank is 14K Yellow Gold.

Laser tack the heads together using the laser welding machine and make sure they are perfectly aligned before assembling. When the parts are tacked with one laser welding pulse, the parts can be easily adjusted or removed.

Using the laser welding machine, laser assemble the heads with a proper Keyhole Weld and the Overlapping Weld technique

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Add LaserStar White Gold laser welding wire to the laser welded zones for added strength. Using the laser welding machine, Hammer and Smooth.

Laser assemble the shank to the heads by using the same Keyhole Weld, Overlapping Weld and Filling techniques previously discussed. Clean up the area by filing, sanding or using a rubber wheel.  Then polish and clean accordingly.

Shown here is the finished custom piece with the stones set:

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“As a National Award Winning Jewelry Designer, I work exclusively in platinum and gold. The LaserStar Workstation has saved us time in fabricating pieces and enabled us to do applications that were not possible using traditional torch methods. I feel that the Crafford-LaserStar Workstation is the best laser machine available due to its superior design, ease of operation, and superior quality and craftsmanship. LaserStar's technical service and support staff is second to none. If you are looking for quality, reliability, and excellent technical support there is only one company to consider...LaserStar Technologies.”

Arthur Gordon, President
Arthur Gordon’s Fine Jewelry
Oklahoma City, OK