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 all rings and jewellery FREE
Emery/polish/ultrasonic (without Rhodium) $30
Rhodium plate all white with full clean up $50
   
Rhodium plate complex mask with full clean up $70

Ring sizing

Down-sizing or up your ring less than 2 sizes $60
Each additional ring size up $20
3mm and wider shanks (these use more metal) QUOTE
Spheres (a great way to stop rings spinning on your finger)

$140

Rhodium all white  $20
Rhodium two tone rings $40
   

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

Ring re-shanking

Half shank less than 3mm wide (based on 18ct gold) $230
Three quarter shank less than 3mm wide (based on 18ct gold) $280
3mm and wider shank and rings in material other than 18ct gold QUOTE

Claw tips

Per claw on diamond ring $50
   

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 claw set loose diamond or other in ring $30
Tighten Reset Grain/Channel ring per stone $20
Tighten bezel setting on ring $40

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

Jewellery soldering

Simple chain solders or ring solders $40
Complex solder link build up From $60

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

Jewellery valuing

Solitaire diamond ring or other simple valuation $85
Complex multi-stone rings or other complex jewellery items $110

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

Pearl and bead re-threading

Knotted From $85
Wire cable  From $50