Q&A

  • I don't have any design ideas, can I make a custom order or reform?
  • How much does it cost?
  • Which material do you use?
  • What are 18K and 9K?
  • What is solder?
  • The meaning of stamp such as 18ct, 9K, etc.
  •  Is it possible to reform even if it is not a precious stone?
  • How long is the production period?
  • What is Wax Carving?
  • I live far away Can I order?
  • Can I order any design or type of jewellery?
  • What kind of stone do you handle?
  • What is the inquiry method?
  • Is there a guarantee?
  • Is there a after care?

Q : I don't have any design ideas, can I make a custom order or reform?

A

No problem at all.

First of all, I would like to ask you some questions.

For example

What do you want to make, such as rings, pendants, and earrings?

What kind of scene is it used for everyday use, parties ? etc.

How big do you like?

What kind of image do you like for your design, such as simple, flowing and elegant, and solid with a strong presence?

What kind of stone do you like? 

We will answer some of the questions and work on them little by little. Customers who did not have an image at all when they first consulted will gradually develop an image as they answer.

At this stage, we may exchange many times, but you can request it free of charge.


Q:How much does it cost?

Custom-made and remodeling differ depending on the design and material, so we will quote once the design and material are decided.

We can also make it from your budget, so please ask.


Q: Which material do you use?

A

The metals I handle are platinum, 18K yellow gold, 18K white gold, 18K rose gold, 9K yellow gold, 9K white gold, 9K rose gold and silver. If you would like other metals, please ask.


Q: What are 18K and 9K?

A

Gold = element symbol Au, Pure gold is called 24K.

Pure gold is very soft, and you can easily bend it with your finger if it is a normal ring. Making ordinary jewelry from pure gold is too soft and easily loses its shape. Therefore, by mixing other metals, you can make a strong alloy and make delicate jewelry.

 

The metal mixed with gold is called warigane.

An alloy containing 25% warigane is called 18K gold. The proportion of gold is 75%. Depending on what you use for this warigane, you can make various colors of gold such as yellow gold, white gold, rose gold, and green gold. The colors are different, but they are all 18K gold.

9 gold is 37.5% gold and warigane is 62.5%


Q: What is solder?

A

Solder is required to join materials in jewelry making.

 

The melting point of 18K gold is about 1063 degrees, and if you use a metal with a low melting point for Warigane, you can make 18K gold with a melting point of 1063 degrees or less. This is solder.

 

Several types of solder can be made by making solder with slightly different melting points.

 

 For example, the types of gold are 22 gold, 20 gold, 18 gold, 14 gold, 10 gold, 9 gold, yellow gold, white gold, rose gold, etc., and Hard, Medium, Easy, etc. (different melting temperatures). solder) There are various types of platinum, silver solder, etc.

 

All solders have a lower melting point than the main metal of the jewelry body, and if the body and solder are heated at the same time, the solder will melt before the body, so the solder will flow into the joint part of the body and the solder will be completed.

 

Depending on the type of solder, how to heat it will change, and depending on the material of the main body and how to heat it, some jewelry will make the craftsman cry because the solder does not easily flow into the joint.

 


Q: The meaning of stamp such as 18ct, 9K, etc.

A

18ct, K18, 18K, 750 stamps are typically used for 18K gold with a gold content of 75%.

It is engraved as an indication of the purity of gold, regardless of color, such as yellow gold or white gold. There are various other types of engraving, such as 18K white gold engraved with WG18K.

Jewelery Ta uses 18ct and 750.

Platinum includes pure platinum as 1000, PT, PT1000, PT950, PT900, etc.

Silver includes SV, SIL, SV925, 925, sterling, SS, etc.


Q: Is it possible to remake even if it is not a precious stone?

A

I think that the jewellery you want to reform will always have some kind of memory.

What I am thinking about when reforming is that I want to pass on those memories to new jewelry as much as possible.

Whether the stone is genuine or fake, I think that there is no change in the desire to cherish it, so if you wish, and if possible, we will reform any stone jewellery.


Q:How long is the production period?

A

There is a range depending on the design, but custom-made and reforms are usually about 1 day to 3 weeks.

It takes about 3-4 weeks to produce with wax carving, but if you are in a hurry, please let us know.


Q: What is Wax Carving?

A

One of the ways to make jewelry is to carving wax and cast it, which is called lost wax carving.

Wax is a candle-like material that melts easily at low temperatures.

 

This lost wax carving technology is indispensable for expressing wide and thick designs, three-dimensional designs, detailed designs and designs that cannot be expressed by metal smith work.

 

The production method is completed through casting as shown below.

 

☑ First, carving wax to make a prototype.

☑ Pour plaster around the wax pattern and harden it.

☑ Evaporate this plaster mold wax with heat of several hundred degrees. Then, a hole of the same shape as the prototype remains in the plaster.

☑ Pour any metal (gold, platinum, silver etc.) into it. This work is called casting.

☑ Break the plaster mold and take out the finished metal. The prototype of wax evaporates and disappears, so it is called lost wax.

☑ Finish by polishing the surface of the cast metal.


QI live far away Can I order?

We also accept orders from afar.

Please  Contact Us


Q:Can I order any design or type of jewellery?

A

We can make rings, pendants, necklaces, chokers,  earrings, ear cuffs, ear hooks, bracelets, bangles, anklets, armlets and much more. We will make any design as much as possible.


Q: What kind of stone do you handle?

A

Diamond, Black Opal, Boulder Opal, Light Opal, Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Topaz, Citrine, Peridot, Tanzanite, Garnet, Iolite, Crystal, Amethyst, Blue Topaz, Aquamarine, Moganite, Heliodor, Crystal with Rutile, Kyanite, Turquoise, Super Seven, Moonstone, Chrysocolla, Tiger Eye, Lemon Quartz, Azurite, Labradorite, Lapis, Larimer, Tiffany Stone, Pink Opal, Road Crosite, Pink Opal and many more.

Please let me know if you are looking for a special stones.


Q:What is the inquiry method?

A

There are four types of inquiry methods below.

contact us form

By email:  cairns@jewellerytaka.com

By phone +06 431 273 559

Inquiries at the store Shop 11 Village Lane, 20 Lake Street Cairns QLD 4870


Q:Is there a guarantee?

A

If the stone comes off or loosens within one year after the product is handed over, we will reset or tighten it free of charge. If you lose stones or parts, you may be charged.

The warranty does not cover stone lost, scratches, etc. caused by hitting or bending jewelry. When you lost stones, we will prepare a substitute at a lower price than usual.


Q:Is there a after care?

A

Jewellery bought by Jewellery Taka is always free to check and clean stones. Please bring it regularly.


Customers Voice

ベルベットの小箱を開けた瞬間、祖母が目の前にいるような気持になって胸が一杯に。。

今回のリフォーム、自分のルーツを思い出して感謝があふれてきて、エモーショナルな体験でした。シンプルだから日常にも活躍してくれそうで楽しみ❤

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満足度120%、はめてみると言葉で言い表せないしっくり感。

祖母が身に着けていたダイヤモンドとプラチナの輝きに、自分の意思が宿った感じで、受け継ぐものと生み出していくもの。2つの大切さをしみじみと感じます。「少しづつ輪を細くしてほしい」「気持ち斜めにして螺旋ぽっくしてほしい」などやありづらかったであろう私の要望を見事に形にしてくださったジュエラーTAKAさん本当に有難うございました!

 

 

(お客様のブログより一部抜粋)

下記リンクはお客様のブログです。今回の製作に当たっての制作秘話等を綴って頂きました。

(エメラルドリング)

(ダイアモンドリング)

「お客様の声」

夫の死後3年後に結婚指輪を外す決心をして、ジュエリーボックスにただ眠っていた指輪達。少しずついらないものを処分していく中で、当然処分できないものの一つになりました。そんな時にマーフィー恵子さんのブログ記事を読んで、ピンときた私はすぐにフォームに入力し、ジュエラーたかさんにリングのリフォームをお願いしました。

リフォームを思いついたものの、どうしたいのか見えていない状況でしたが、リングをあまりつけない理由や、ネックレスもピンとこないというお話をしていたら、リングの内側に球状の爪をつけて回ってしまう問題を回避できるとのこと、そして、あ〜こんなシンプルなデザインだったら、毎日つけていられるなと思うサンプル写真を見て、2つのリングを1つにしていただくことになりました。

18ct Gold Initial Wedding Ring

親切に納得いくまで要望を聞いて頂き、想像以上の形に造り上げていただいて感動しました。

It's really comfortable and sometimes I forget that I'm wearing it! 

 

Customer was very pleased that she could finally wear it by changing the ring that she couldn't wear for a long time to a modern design.

「customers voice」

出来上がりを見て、興奮してしまいました。めっちゃ嬉しいです!

Miyuki Yogo様

ペット容姿ジュエリー お客様の声

ケアンズ在住リエさんの愛犬ペコちゃん

Cavoodle)のペット姿ジュエリーです。

製作前にお送り頂いた写真(左)とコメント(下)です

以前、お世話になっている方への贈り物としてその方が可愛がっているミニチュアダックスフンドの銀製のキーホルダーを思い付きご相談したのがTAKAさんとの出会いでした。事前に型を見せて頂いたりして出来上がりは予想以上、とても可愛らしい物でした。差し上げた方にも世界でただ1つのオリジナルキーホルダー、また銀は手入れをしていれば半永久的に使っていただけるという事で大変お喜びいただけました。
 
今回は私自身が初めて自身で飼うペットであるCavoodle(キャバリエxトイプードル)Pekoのものを作って頂けるという事で、家族として娘の様に飼っている愛犬のPekoどんな風に出来あがるのかとっても楽しみにしています。
 
飼っているいる間はそのキーホルダーを可愛らしく思い手に馴染ませ、(考えたくないですが)犬を亡くしてからはきっと形見として更に大切に愛用していける事とイメージします。

制作後に頂いたメッセージです

今回作って頂いたPekoのキーホルダーとペンダント、出来上がりがあまりにそっくりで本当に嬉しい驚きでした。

さっそくFacebookで友人にお披露目をしたところ、やっぱり皆さんからも同様の驚きが。特に実物を見せた方達は『Pekoちゃん!!』と本当にビックリ。


なんとなくプードル系の犬という風な仕上がりしか期待していませんでしたのでこんなにも細部まで特徴を捉えて頂いて、愛犬の生き映しの様な仕上げをしていただけて本当に嬉しい感動でいっぱいです。
 
どんなキャラクターよりも可愛い自分のペットといつも一緒にとお考えの方には強くお薦めです!

Design consultations, various consultations, and quotations are free of charge.

Please feel free to contact us.

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