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Bench Jeweler

About Radcliffe Jewelers | The 1916 Company


The 1916 Company is the world’s leading destination and global community for collectible luxury watches and fine jewelry. The 1916 Company’s vibrant community extends from coast to coast and around the world.

jewelry repair


Radcliffe Jewelers, a name synonymous with fine jewelry, timepieces, and excellence in hospitality and client care, was founded in 1983 in Baltimore, Maryland, and now is proudly part of The 1916 Company. Under the leadership of John Shmerler, the company operates two showrooms in Baltimore, Maryland, and Newark, Delaware. Radcliffe Jewelers is an authorized dealer of the leading names in watchmaking and jewelry design, and proudly presents collections by Rolex, Breitling, Cartier, Chanel, Tudor, David Yurman, Mikimoto, Temple St. Clair, and more. Radcliffe has a long-standing commitment to positively impact the communities in which it operates, actively supporting 100 organizations and philanthropic initiatives each year.


Radcliffe Jewelers | The 1916 Company is seeking a highly skilled and talented bench jeweler to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess a deep passion for jewelry-making, exceptional technical expertise, and meticulous attention to detail. As a bench jeweler, you will play a crucial role in crafting and repairing high-end jewelry pieces to meet our exacting standards of quality and craftsmanship.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Execute intricate jewelry repairs, resizing, and restoration work on various types of precious metals and gemstones.
  • Create exquisite custom jewelry pieces according to client specifications, utilizing a range of techniques including stone setting, soldering, polishing, and engraving.
  • Utilize a wide array of tools and equipment, including but not limited to lasers, microscopes, and specialized machinery, to perform intricate jewelry work.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.


  • Ability to work with all metals, including 14k, 18k, platinum and sterling silver.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interact with team members and customers.
  • A commitment to upholding the highest standards of craftmanship and quality in all work produced.
  • Proven experience as a bench jeweler or similar role in a luxury jewelry setting.
  • Proficiency in a variety of jewelry-making techniques such as stone setting, soldering, engraving, and polishing.
  • Attention to detail and excellent craftsmanship.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a bench jeweler
  • Proficient in laser welding.
  • Proficient in finishing castings and polishing.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate plus overtime
  • Health Care for full time employees
  • 401k Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Discounts

*All candidates will be subject to complete background check and bench test before hire

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.00 – $26.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Every weekend


  • jewelry: 3 years (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Pikesville, MD 21208: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person




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