Jewel Inserter

Insert jewels in jewel settings.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Jewel Inserters do?

Inserts jewels in jewel settings: Squirts oil over settings on sheet of paper. Moistens tip of wooden peg with oil, picks up individual jewel, and positions jewel in setting, using peg. Presses jewel into setting, using staking tool. Inspects specified number of completed settings to ensure proper seating of jewels, using loupe.

Should I be a Jewel Inserter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Jewel Inserter

    Jewel Inserters generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Jewel Inserter-related education!
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