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My Bench: Christopher Green

APRIL SPOTLIGHT:
Check out CHRISTOPHER GREEN as he talks about his job as a jeweller.
Christopher Green


Works at: Christopher Green Jewellers

Age: 54

Years in trade: 37 years

Training: On the job training with a diamond ring maker for fifteen years

Other qualifications: Diamond setter, diamond ring maker, designer, business owner, managing director

Favourite gemstone:

Diamonds, for their sheer magnificence in colour and shape.

Favourite metal:

18-carat yellow gold – I enjoy the hue of the metal and it is a pleasure to work with.

Favourite tool:

My saw frame. It is a skill that takes years to master. It’s the best tool for diamond ring making and hand piercing.

Best new tool discovery:

An Eschenbach headset, as it is light and clips onto current eyewear!

Best part of job:

Meeting people and contributing something meaningful toward the special occasions in their lives.

Worst part of job:

A lack of free time – my time is always spent in business.

Best tip from a jeweller:

Every job and customer is important.

Best tip to a jeweller:

You are only as good as your last job.

Love jewellery because:

I get to be creative daily!

My bench is always:

Immaculately organised, because I’m meticulous and a well-organised person.

 

 

 



















Tuesday, 23 October, 2018 08:09pm
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