Workshop

Introduction to Repair and Setting

JMA 320L

Learn essential bench jewelry skills in just five days

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Through hands-on training at your own fully-equipped workbench and under the watchful eye of an experienced bench jeweler, you’ll learn how to:

  • Set basic four and six-prong settings with round stones
  • Size rings
  • Tighten stones
  • Assemble and solder settings and shanks
  • Work with sterling silver and karat golds
  • Recognize and evaluate quality craftsmanship using GIA’s Quality Assurance Benchmarks


The class also covers:

  •  Efficient methods for finishing pieces produced with computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technology
  •  Polishing skills for specific metals
  •  Basic laser-welding techniques
  •  Supplemental information about working with stones and contemporary metals

All tools and materials will be provided for you. You get to keep all digital course materials for future reference.

What You Earn

  • Letter of Completion

Take Your Bench Skills to the Next Level