New England Living is a weekly lifestyle show featuring unique people, places, and experiences around New England. They recently visited NBSS, the oldest and first trade school, to learn about the programs and interview several faculty members. Watch the full video here.
Jewelry Making & Repair
The two-year, comprehensive Jewelry Making & Repair program prepares students to become professionals in the industry. The program attracts students from around the world who share a love of materials, artistic expression, and working with their hands to make jewelry that transcends time.
Jewelry fabrication and stone setting requires exceptional hand skills, focus, and a thorough understanding of materials. Throughout your studies, you’ll continuously challenge yourself and fine-tune your skills. You’ll create and repair jewelry of lasting value using traditional techniques and modern technology.
You’ll work on increasingly complex projects to develop proficiency in using a full range of jeweler's hand-tools, identification of metals and stones, metal forming techniques, polishing, soldering, engraving, laser welding, wax model making, jewelry repair, advanced jewelry construction, stone setting, and silver, gold, and platinum fabrication.