Practical Jewelry Rendering The essence of rendering is magic — the grand illusion that something as elusive as an idea seems to exist as a tangible object. The advantages of rendering are obvious: it is faster and more economical to refine an idea on paper than in precious metal. Renderings are often used to convey information accurately to a client or to communicate with a model maker or gem cutter. And just as important, it’s fun. This engaging visual tutorial will get you started!