PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Diploma Program

Intensive, hands on jewelry making class, where students are taught how to make fine jewelry. Using different techniques such as jewelry fabrication, wax carving and casting, and stone setting. With Personalized instructions and practice at the workbench students develop skills for fabrication on custom orders, and repairs. Students are taught how to sketch out designs with pencil and paper. Illustrate shapes and the texture of metal and gemstones. Practice stone setting techniques with fancy shapes and rounds.

 

Occupational Outlook

 

 This class includes (Jewelry Technician + Wax + Stone Setting) :

 

AJT101 Introduction to the Workshop

AJT102 Tools for the Bench Jeweler - Theory

AJT103 Filing – Lab

AJT104 Measuring and Scribing - Lab

AJT105 Sawing – Lab

AJT106 Forming and Bending - Lab

AJT107 Drilling – Lab

AJT108 Free Form Cut - Lab

AJT109 Melting – Lab

AJT110 Wire and Sheet Fabrication - Lab

AJT111 Soldering – Lab

AJT112 Ring Sizing - Lab

AJT113 Sanding, Polishing and Cleaning - Lab

AJT114 Mass Finishing - Theory

AJT115 Bezel Fabrication- Lab

AJT116 Cold Connections and Riveting – Lab

 

AJT117 Metal Identification and Classification

 AJT118 Trade Pricing Guide – Theory

AJT119 Decorative Finishes – Lab

AJT120 Introduction to Gemstones - Theory

AJT121 Solitaire Ring Fabrication

AJT123 Wire Setting with Bail – Lab

AJT124 Final Project – Lab

AJT125 Plating – Theory

AJT126 Plating – Lab

 

AJT127 Introduction to Lost Wax Casting

AJT128 Types of Waxes and their Applications– Theory

AJT129 Filing Waxes / Dome Ring- Lab

AJT130 Fabrication with Wax Sheets and Wires - Lab

AJT132 Modeling and Wax Carving – Lab

AJT133 Using Wax Pens – Lab

AJT134 Wax Injection – Lab

AJT135 Wax Spruing – Lab

AJT136 Wax and Metal Weighing – Theory

AJT137 Investment Mixing – Lab

AJT138 Burnout Procedure – Theory

AJT139 Melting Metals – Lab

AJT140 Centrifugal Casting – Lab

AJT141 Porosity and Defects of Castings – Theory

AJT142 Finishing and Polishing – Lab

AJT143 Casting Replica – Theory

AJT144 Preparing and Vulcanizing Rubber Molds - lab

AJT145 Vacuum Casting - Theory

AJT146 Course Review and Discussion - Theory

 

AJT147 Introduction to Stone Setting

AJT148 Stone setting tools - Theory

AJT149 Identification of stones: cuts and shapes - Theory

AJT150 Prong Setting - Lab

AJT151 Bezel Setting - Lab

AJT153 Channel Setting - Lab

AJT154 Baguette Setting - Lab

AJT155 Tiffany Setting - Lab

AJT156 Pear Shape - Lab

AJT157 Graver Preparation - Lab

AJT158 Pavé Setting - Lab

AJT159 Bead Setting - Lab

AJT160 Course Review and Discussion – Theory

 

 

 

Class Schedule:

Mornings:     from 10:00am – 1:00pm

Afternoon:    from  2:00pm – 5:00pm

Night:            from 6:00pm - 9.00pm


*Available Monday through Friday


School is CLOSED weekends and National Holidays.

 

 
 
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