Jewellery repairs on-site

Metal Urges Fine Jewellery run the largest in-house manufacturing and jewellery repair workshop in Hobart, Tasmania.

Our eight member team of Tasmanian jewellers offer a huge range of skills and craftsmanship and can tackle the most demanding repair or alteration. All work is completed in house with no outsourcing of labour – you know where your jewellery is at any given time. It has not been posted to Sydney, Melbourne or further afield, rather it’s safe with Metal Urges. Doing work totally in house also allows Metal Urges to back its own quality of jewellery craftsmanship, we are proud of our quality reputation and do our best on even the smallest jewellery repair jobs.

Quoting is free of charge and we don’t accept deposit or payment until you are totally happy with our work. As a guide to pricing please view our list of services below.

Jewellery repairs at Metal Urges Hobart

Jewellery cleaning and Rhodium plating

Polish/ultrasonic FREE
Emery/polish/ultrasonic (without Rhodium) $30
Rhodium plate all white with full clean up $60
Rhodium plate complex mask with full clean up $80

Rhodium plating charged on ALL options below

Rhodium all white $30
Rhodium two tone complex mask $50

Ring sizing

Down-sizing or up less than 2 sizes $70
Each additional size up $20
3mm and wider shanks (these use more metal) QUOTE
Spheres $140
C-sizer spring band $260

Rhodium plating rings is on top of resizing, soldering, reshanking and retipping charges.

Re-shanking

Half shank less than 3mm wide $230
Three quarter shank less than 3mm wide $280
3mm and wider shank QUOTE

(Rhodium must be charged separately on top of setting)

Claw tips

Each claw on diamond $50
Each claw on stone other than diamond QUOTE

Rhodium must be charged separately on top of setting… see prices under “ring sizing”. Stones other than white diamond may need to be unset and then re set during this process… see setting prices.

Stone setting

Tighten each central LARGER stone (over 3mm) $30
Tighten each side SMALLER stone (under 3mm) $20
Resetting each central LARGER stone (over 3mm) $60
Resetting each side SMALLER stone (under 3mm) $30

Rhodium must be charged separately on top of setting… see prices under “ring sizing”.

Jewellery soldering

Simple chain solders $40
Complex solder link build up From $60
Joining two rings $120
Joining three rings $170

Rhodium must be charged separately on top of setting… see prices under “Ring sizing”.

Jewellery valuing

Solitaire or simple valuation (no rhodium) $100
Solitaire or simple valuation (with rhodium) $150
Complex multi-stone pieces $150

Metal Urges offer the highest quality diamond jewellery and ring valuing service. Each valuation included high quality photography and storage of jewellery value information for future use.

Gluing

Simple job (pearl onto cap) $30
Complex job (end cap on latex necklet) $40

Re-threading

Knotted in Melbourne ($100–$150 as a guide only) QUOTE