A client came in with a beautiful antique turquiose ring. Tiny cabachons of turquoise all individually set – but the band had broken off. It had obviously been repaired in the past with lead solder and had a hole in the back where some gold had ripped away when the band came apart. We cleaned it up, sourced a couple of tiny turquoise elements that had fallen out over the years, and had the band welded back onto the setting. As good as new – if not better!……sorry, the pics are a bit blurry – BK

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