Riveting can be performed manually by using the appropriate tools, see the article How to Manual Riveting or by using a hand press. In this article you will learn what benefits a hand press and we will describe in individual steps how to work with it.
Chaton rivets are rivets embedded with cut imitations of gems – chatons. Like saddlery rivets, chaton rivets also consist of a head and a lower part. The head has the same shape as a saddlery rivet. The lower part with the shaft is concluded with a special bed, into which the cut jewelry stone made of glass is embedded.
For manual riveting you need a rivet, a punch or punching pliers, rubber pad, riveting and small hammer.
Riveting is the joining of materials, whose aim is the quick formation of a firm, elastic and undetachable joint besides some exceptions. This is performed with the aid of metal saddlery rivets. An undetachable joint means that the dismantling of the rivet is only possible through the depreciation of the links (by breaking the head). Riveting is a non-demanding technological operation that needs more work tools. The quality rendering of the riveted links and quality fancy goods, point to the skill and professionalism of the manufacturer.
Haberdashery rings and D rings are undoubtedly one of the most frequently used fittings. You can choose from a variety of materials and designs. In this article you will learn which one, what is the difference between them and what they suit the best.