Locket Maker

Shape, finish, and assemble metal parts to fabricate lockets.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$19,000 – $61,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Locket Makers do?

Shapes, finishes, and assembles metal parts to fabricate lockets: Stamps design in metal frame with drop press. Cuts edges with chisel or reamer to flatten sides. Solders in lining and places field piece between outer and inner frame to hold picture. Removes rough spots with file and emery paper, and polishes with buffing wire and wire brush. Dips lockets in cleaning solution to remove stains and in solution of gold or other metal to color lockets.

Should I be a Locket Maker?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Locket Maker

    Locket Makers 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 Locket Maker-related education!
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