The art of jewelry making is rooted in precision—combining expert fabrication skills and stone setting techniques to craft a piece that will endure. So, whether you are drawn to the creative design process or to the technical skills required to make and repair jewelry, the science and math knowledge needed to do it well are rooted in centuries of jewelry design and will continue to propel the art of jewelry forward for centuries to come.
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.