Traditional techniques such as forging, soldering, drilling, milling, cutting and polishing are the basic techniques. Furthermore you can crincle, fold, crumple, tear and drop, all of these enabling a specific way of shaping.
Casting by means of the so called lost wax process is only applied in repetitive designs, such as the necklace links.
Sometimes bracelets are forged to improve the technical qualities of silver.
Only since some time ago most geometrical shapes of used semiprecious stone are sawn, ground and polished in the own workshop.