Jewelry Making

Jewelry making is an in-house specialty of Michael Schmidt Studios. From costume to fine jewelry, we do everything from design to finished product in all manner of materials. We offer

  • Design assistance
  • CAD files
  • 3D printed & hand carved waxes
  • Jewelry mold-making
  • Casting & clean-up
  • Metalsmithing & microforming
  • Soldering
  • Polishing
  • Assembly
  • Plating
  • Stone setting
  • Finishing

 

CAD rendering of parts for Lady Gaga's American Horror Story glove, 2015. This design was then printed in wax and cast in sterling silver~

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Printed waxes, awaiting casting~

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Here, we solder one of our signature diamond-pavéd sterling silver bracelets~

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Design and fabrication of countless sterling silver jewelry pieces for Chrome Hearts, including this Cross Assemblage necklace, Michael Schmidt for Chrome Hearts~

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Graduated cross necklace, worn by actress Kate Hudson, Michael Schmidt for Chrome Hearts~ 

Graduated cross necklace, worn by actress Kate Hudson~

 

Sterling silver mesh over leather Teddy bear, Michael Schmidt for Chrome Hearts~

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Making a custom ID chain necklace for Rihanna, 2013~

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Cast brass, gold plated eagle hand jewelry for Janet Jackson, 2015. Initial sketches~

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Hand carved wax masters~

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Waxes cast in bronze, waiting assembly, polishing and antiquing~

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Antiqued final piece~

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