Jewelry Technician Class
5 weeks, Monday through Friday, 9:00am -5:00pm
With open shop on the weekends.
$5,300 with tool kit and materials fee included.
This Jewelry Technician Course is the comprehensive of basic to intermediate training for real-world skills. Students will learn hand-on skills such as filing, sawing, piercing, soldering, polishing, stone setting techniques, simple Hand Engraving, alloying and pouring ingots, rolling wire and sheet, Fabrication with silver and gold, wax carving, casting process and techniques, Plating and More.
All benches are equipped with simple hand tools that will be needed in this class. (Student is recommended to bring their own hand tools in the list)
Fundamental Skills Learned in Jewelry Technician:
- Safety at workstations and Tools
- Gemstones and Metallurgy, alloying,
- Fabrication: Piercing, Soldering, Forming, filing
- Stone Setting: Bezel setting, Prong setting, V-prong setting, Tube setting, Flush setting, Channel setting, Basic bead setting, star setting, shared bead setting.
- Hand Engraving: Introduction, Graver preparation, Bright cut for stone setting.
- Wax carving
- Lost wax casting
- Laser welding Fundamentals
Open workshop on every weekend.
Day 1) Introduction to sawing, filing, soldering, workstations.
Day 2) Cut-out earring, First silver band,
Day 3) Carved band, Bezel pendant, Bail making
Day 4) Bezel setting ring, Twist ring
Day 5) 4-Prong round setting, Solder skills test
Day 1) Hand fabricate silver bracelet from scratch
Day 2) Hollow ring
Day 3) Graver preparation, hand engraving,
Day 4) Pear shape setting, Princess cut Prong stone setting
Day 5) start Box ring,
Day 1) finish Box ring, Introduction to Laser
Day 2) Make split band and tube setting
Day 3) Flush setting, hand engraving
Day 4) Star setting, make band and marquise stone setting
Day 5) Bead setting,
Day 1) Introduction to wax carving
Day 2) wax carving
Day 3) Investing for lost wax casing #1, clean up casting
Day 4) Centrifugal casting, Investing for lost wax casting #2
Day 5) Vacuum casting, Clean up casting
Day 1) Channel setting
Day 2) Make ring with princess cut bezel setting
Day 3) 7 stones shared bead pendant
Day 4) Mold making, Electroplating
Day 5) Graduation
Prerequisite: Must be approved by our instructor
Jakkarin Iamnok (Bee)