Jewelcrafting And Jeweler: In Diablo 3, gems are no longer a trading coin as they were in the previous installment of the game. This time, they can be upgraded up 13 times and the Jeweler can recover them from the gear. The new mechanic brings a greater value to these gems but it can become expensive for the superior levels.
Unlocking The Jeweler:
Covetous Shen is our Diablo 3 Jeweler. He becomes available after the player completes a quest chain in Act 2. Once completed, all his other characters, present and future, will gain access to it. It is a shared resource and the player will have to level it only on one character. Newly created characters will have access to is starting with Act 1, without completing the quest chain again.
The Jeweler has four progression levels. Each level of difficulty allows the character to level one progression level. Without unlocking a difficulty level, the character will not be able to progress and upgrade the jeweler. Here are the costs for taking the Jeweler from level 1 and up to the max: