Seeking Bench Jeweler/Goldsmith/Metalsmith for Artisan Jewelry Studio (Santa Fe)

Reflective Jewelry

Reflective Jewelry is a small artisan and designer jewelry company located in Santa Fe, NM. Established in 1995, we have an extensive line of handmade designs. These days, however, our primary focus is on custom and repurposed jewelry.

We also have a strong social/environmental justice mission. We are the only certified Fairtrade Gold jewelers in the US, and have been pioneers in the ethical jewelry movement for over 20 years.

Our Work Environment is quintessentially small-business, with a sprinkle of Santa Fe charm. Every day will be different, and full of new challenges.

Fortunately, our small team is full of great people who genuinely enjoy working together and helping each other out. Our business model offers tremendous mental stimulation — as well as opportunity for creativity, and the rewards that follow.

Your Role will NOT be a traditional manufacturing role. Each day, you’ll be faced with new projects, new questions, and new ideas. We can all but guarantee you will never be bored! Plus, you will hear directly from the happy customers whose jewelry you have crafted or repaired.

As you settle in and your comfort level evolves, you will also be presented with opportunities to learn new skills, take on new responsibilities, and experience new growth.

jewelry repair
Required skillsets include:
– Fabrication of jewelry from sheet and wire in mixed gold and silver, solid gold, and solid silver
– Alloying metal from 24K to various other karats and colors
– Milling/and rolling and drawing out ingots
– Stone setting (tube, bezel, prong, flush, pavé…)
– Operating a laser welder
– Polishing
– Performing repairs such as resizing rings, replacing/resetting stones, adding safety chains, re-tipping prongs, adding tiffany beads, replacing watch batteries, etc…
– Trouble shooting design elements with our sales teamBonus skillsets include:
– Knowledge of/ability to operate casting
– Knowledge of/ability to design in CAD/CAM
– Jewelry sketching
– Strong customer-facing skills

Your Responsibilities, broadly put, will be to work on a wide variety of projects. You will be producing products from our mixed-metal jewelry line, fabricating gold rings and setting stones, and taking on a variety of custom projects

Requirements include 5+ years of jewelry production experience. You must be proficient in stone setting, fabrication techniques in silver and gold, and jewelry repairs. You must also be willing to collaborate and learn!

A bench test will be required before any offer of employment.

Benefits for full-time employees include paid vacation time, paid sick leave, and health insurance.

Thank you for reading and applying! We look forward to meeting you.

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