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OCT 04, 2018 TORONTO.COM

Toronto.com Goes Inside a Bespoke Jewelry Studio on The Queensway

Chohan Goldsmiths Silversmiths

Pritam Chohan uses the 3D computer-aided design (CAD) program Matrix at Chohan Goldsmiths Silversmiths to help create his original hand-crafted jewellery. - Staff/Metroland

 

The Chohan family name has been associated with the jewelry industry for centuries, hailing from India. Today, in Etobicoke, Pritam Chohan and his Chohan Goldsmiths Silversmiths carries on the family’s relationship with precious metals and gems. Chohan is a designer of custom jewelry, who realizes his vision in the confines of his studio. Hands on manufacturing is Chohan’s stock-in-trade and that ensures the unique quality of his work. 

 

Scrap 10 karat gold is collected for melting and reuse. Scrap 10 karat gold is collected for melting and reuse.

Pritam Chohan melts gold to be cast into a new bar. Pritam Chohan melts gold to be cast into a new bar.

Scrap gold begins to melt in a crucible at more than 1,000C, before being cast as a new bar of 10 karat gold. Scrap gold begins to melt in a crucible at more than 1,000C, before being cast as a new bar of 10 karat gold.

Chohan uses a rolling mill press to reshape a newly cast bar of 10 karat gold. Chohan uses a rolling mill press to reshape a newly cast bar of 10 karat gold.

Pliers of every shape and size rest on the work station tool rack at Chohan Goldsmiths Silversmiths. Pliers of every shape and size rest on the work station tool rack at Chohan Goldsmiths Silversmiths.

Chohan solders a clasp closure on to a gold anklet. Chohan solders a clasp closure on to a gold anklet.

Pritam Chohan examines a recently polished chain for any imperfections. Pritam Chohan examines a recently polished chain for any imperfections.