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See current pricing on all products based on published daily metal markets.
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Create and update a 'wish' list of products you have selected but are not yet ready to purchase.
Manage and update your account information, including contact and payment information, at your convenience.
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Blaine Lewis On Precision Bur Control While Setting Gemstones
In this video, renowned teacher, stone-setter and president of New Approach School for Jewelers, Blaine Lewis demonstrates how to use burs effectively to achieve precise control and prevent damage while creating stone settings. Using techniques he teaches in the school he founded, New Approach School for Jewelers, Blaine shows you how to hold your handpiece, how to steady the bur and control its cutting action, then how to avoid the pitfalls common to using burs.