Workmanship

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Litinvs produce A-Class Workmanship In-House live, according to ancient Graeco-Roman Times quality criteria creates portrait engraved gemstones from photo, he is able to produce everythink in-house, able to control the A-Class quality all manufacturer steps from the begining to the final end each part have to be perfect included Litinvs inventions, gemstone rough selection, gem cutting process presicion from photo, engraved case, diamond setting and special wooden/leather box to protect your jewel.

Litinvs luxurious high complicated cameos are unique piece of art classical with modern alliance (inventions), rare, fine artwork, made with passion each one is unique artwork prototype piece (not copies-not in quantity) when looking at your portrait jewel, can feel Manpower, not a machine that made it such quality it is not possible by any machine there is not doubt about it. Litinvs is a talented person who really enjoys to create your unique portrait from photo that will last for ever (thousand years) because of the precious material itself combined A-Class workmanship.

Most important is to know the materials used and processes employed to cut gemstone portraits in best world period Graeco-Roman Times explained by the British Royal authoCyril Davenport 1900 (page 13, par 3).

LITINVS WORKSHOP TODAY, RESERVED A HERITAGE PROPERTY FOR MAKING A-CLASS WORKMANSHIP.

Litinvs used to cut gemstone portraits the same process as described by Cyril Davenport 1900 Cameos, today, more than ever, A-Class quality remain the best reference. Whether in terms of the workmanship or the external elements, the technique is only handmade without electricity use 18th century tools and ancient equipment used only. There is always great interest attached to the inquiry as to the tools and methods of working Litinvs used today according ancient times of the small technical precious gem arts.

LITINVS CUT ROUGH GEMSTONES HIMSELF, SELECT BEST QUALITY FOR YOUR PORTRAIT CAMEO.

Litinvs workshop cut the gemstones himself, this work is not done by onother workman ; He possesses a large assortment of rough gems found much trouble in cutting away large pieces, so, as a rule, select best part material of piece precious gemstone specimens for your portrait cameo order. For although his work can be traced by microscopic gemstone examination of the surfaces is usually highly polished, he uses diamond powder with pure Olive oil & ochre is increased to an extraordinary degree, and the harder the stone is the better polished has to be, he presses the minute particles of diamond dust into copper point to such a degree that this point cuts and polish fine.


LITINVS WORKMANSHIP 18TH CENTURY LATHE. 

The process of A-Class workmanship is done by a continously with different hand tools lima to cut and polish  surface again and again, however, a small lathe 18th century hand working used necessary for cutting hard stones,  such a small lathe working similar was used by the ancients for cutting. At the fine end of the engraving work can be quite well judge of the progress of his work by the eye alone represented from photograph precision artwork gemstone geode "as is" mined  natural hardness  7.5-9Mohs hardness four times harder than stainless steel.

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7.5 - 9.0

Mohs Hardness As Gemstone Mined.

None Soften Stone Surface - None Oiled Enhancement - None Gem Enhancement

None Colour Treatment - None Sulphuric Acids

Gemstone hardness is one of the factors on which the durability of a gemstone  depends. In gemmology, hardness is defined as the ability of a gemstone to resist scratching and abrasion. In relation to engraved gemstones jewellery, hardness is  important as it indicates how well a gemstone will keep its polish & relief details during wear. World celebrity ancient portrait engraved gemstones have 7.5-9.0Mohs hardness were cut as British author describes olive oil & diamond powder nothing elseLitinvs used to cut gemstone portraits since 2007 same process olive oil with diamond powder.

Cyril Davenport 1900 Cameos (page 13, par 3)

The polishing process in gem surface will not observe stone durability at all, besides gem will keep this high brilliance fresh looking more than,

5000 years

Keep High Brilliance.

as most ancient cameos shown today in the World Museum Celebrity according Graeco-Roman Times quality criteria durability and trustworthiness.

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING MARKET COLOURED GEMSTONES. Prospective buyers are reminded that many coloured gemstones are treated to enhance their appearance. Certain enhancement methods, such as heating, are commonly used to improve colour or transparency in high cameos jewellery gemstones. Other methods, such as oilling, enhance the clarity of gemstones. These methods have been generally accepted by the international jewellery trade. Heat enhancement of colour looks permanent, but is not, if gemstones sunning for long period colour soon fades, but in most cases, have some impact on the durability of the gemstone is less harder than stainless steel 5-6Mohs scale, the gemstone surface is always liable to be badly scratched & lined with small cracks, it seldom is, does not keep its polish during wear, either stones which have been oiled may require re-oiling after a period of years to retain their maximum appearance.




Soldering

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LITINVS WORKMANSHIP ANCIENT SOLDERING TECHNIQUE.

Litinvs used to solder precious metals by antique bronze burner with genue alcohol (from wine) fire with mouth air forge by a bronze stick, the same process as described in Graeco-Roman Times quality criteria by the archaiologist. Wine Alcohol fire and mouth air does not prevent soldering oxidation while melting. Today, more than ever, A-Class quality soldering remains best reference, metal surface soldering not oxidate through the centuries, even after thousand years keep stable massive soldered joins "as is" when was soldered (jewels at the World celebrity archaiologic Museums). Whether in terms of the workmanship or the external elements, the technique is only handmade without propane or butane air or lazer. Used only 18th century tools and ancient equipment.

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Clear Oxygen Ions Spheres & Metal

None Oxide Film or Coating On A Metal Surface - Microscope Tested.

None Soldering Propane/Butane - None Soldering Lazer




Polishing

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LITINVS WORKMANSHIP ANCIENT POLISHING TECHNIQUE.

The polishing process is done as well in antiquity by a piece of polishing gum with fine 100% cotton bunch of thin threads. The fine polishing process into each metal engraved hair line without damage/erase the jewel design, polishing procedure esteemed 2-3 hours by two different gums. Litinvs continou the portrait engraved gemstone jewels tradition. Whether in terms of the workmanship or the external elements, the technique is only handmade without modern polishing gums. Used only 18th century tools and ancient equipment.

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Extra Fine Polishing Surface

Exceptional Jewel Details Mirroring Metal Surface.

None Electric Speed Polishers - None Sulfuric Acids Gums - None Ultrasonic Cleaners




Gemstone Cutting Process

A-Class Workmanship Graeco-Roman Times Quality Criteria.


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