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Episode 013 - It's a Frame of Mind

7/10/2018
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Our last Adelaide show, we talk to designer, Peter Coombs about learning the classics and backing yourself. His eyewear Instagram can be found here.

Duration:00:50:23

Episode 012 - Cutting it Fine

6/12/2018
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We talk with 2 fabulous gem cutters, Scott Langford and Laura Phillis, from Adelaide to understand their process to assist a jewellers process. Instagram links: Langford Gems Tatum Gems The Jewellers Podcast

Duration:01:00:09

Episode 011 - Build a Bridge

5/15/2018
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The Jam Factory, Adelaide bridges the gap between novice and career. This month we talk to alumni Kate Sutherland and Production Manager Alice Potter about what Jam Factory does and tips on building that bridge. Instagram links: Alice Potter Kate Sutherland Jam Factory

Duration:00:45:22

Episode 010 - The Apprentice

4/10/2018
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The amazing Heidi Fabian from AJMD has some fantastic advice and shares her insights into apprenticeships, starting in the trade and how to encourage and take on new staff members. Links: AJMD website The Jewellers Podcast instagram

Duration:01:05:04

Episode 009 - Support Support

3/13/2018
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We are in Adelaide and we chat with Ian Brookes from EverettBrookes about engaging in the industry and the importance of the JAA. Instagram Links: Everett Brookes JAA The Jewellers Podcast

Duration:00:48:17

Episode 008 - Masters and Mentors

2/13/2018
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Andrew Pitcairn is a Master Goldsmith, sharing with us 43 years of knowledge and observation. Andrew and Neil Pola join us this episode, talking about masters and mentors.

Duration:00:57:13

Episode 007 - 2017 Revieweller

1/16/2018
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We review 2017 and how the trade is changing including crypto-gems, automated lasers and Paris Hilton. Joined by seasoned jeweller David Hollanders of Wild Trout Jewellery and our resident jeweller Neil Pola.

Duration:00:49:20

Episode 006 - Diagnosis Gemstone

12/11/2017
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Laura Brehaut and Katherine Kovacs from the Melbourne branch of the Gemmological Association of Australia give a detailed starter lesson on gemmology and their work at the GAA. Find out about the GAA courses and activities in the industry at www.gem.org.au

Duration:00:52:37

Episode 005 - Pressure of the New

11/14/2017
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This month we talk to Robyn Wernicke of Small Space Jewellery and Kirra Lea Caynes of Kirra Lea Jewellery to understand creativity and processes in contemporary jewellery.

Duration:00:41:57

Episode 004 - Make Your Mark

10/20/2017
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We talk to Tim Peel, President of the Gold and Silversmiths Guild of Australia and former keeper of the punches and hallmarking encyclopaedia, Kevin Hitchins about best practice of marking jewellery in Australia. More information at www.gsga.org.au

Duration:00:46:30

Episode 002 - On The Road; The Gemfields, Qld

8/15/2017
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We travel to the Gemfest in Anakie to see what's going on. Meeting up with Neil Pola again and Dan Cox of Dap Jewellery School for a chat. Once we get out and travel around the Gemfields, we meet some amazing people including Esther of Bradfords Place, Jenny of Coolamon Mining and the very fabulous Peter Brown of Rubyvale Gem Gallery.

Duration:01:03:16

Episode 001 - The Tools of the Trade

7/11/2017
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This month we talk to Neil Pola of Pola Jewellers and Steve Adair of Combined Jewellery Services about how we buy and use tools in our jobs as jewellers. Thanks to our contributers, found below. If you would like to get involved, message us at our facebook group, The Jewellers Podcast www.cjservice.com.au www.polajewellers.com

Duration:00:50:36