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Serious training for the professional jeweler or hobbyist

 American School of Jewelry provides training classes for the different levels of national jeweler skill tests. All offerings are not intended to qualify graduates for entry level employment, rather they are designed to provide continuing education and professional development for those employed in the jewelry industry

Jewelry I

Jewelry Design I

Wax Design + Casting

Stone Setting

Advanced Setting

Cert. Bench Jeweler

Cert. Jeweler Designer

Cert. Master Jeweler

Diamond Grading

CAD Design Intro

CAD Design I



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Jewelry Television Design Competition

We are proud to report that Ashley Hoffman is the Winner of the first ever Jewelry TV Rock Star Designer competition


She graduated from American School of Jewelry’s Master Jeweler program.


Ashley received $5,000 Cash and will get to design and showcase her collection for JewelryTV


We congratulate Ashley and

wish her great success!

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Certified Bench Jeweler

  • Develop professional jewelry making skills

  • Practice techniques used by jewelers every day

  • Projects planned by experienced jewelers

  • Proven success for more than 10 years!

  • Make and repair your own jewelry in no time after completing this class

  • If you are already making jewelry , this class is the continuing education that you need

During this class you will learn the techniques to prepare for the Jewelers of America Certified Bench Jeweler Technician testing

Certified Jeweler Designer

Certified Master Jeweler

Designing your own jewelry can be creative and rewarding. During this class you will learn to Design and fabricate rings, earrings, bracelets, chains, pendants, pins and just about everything that you can think of. As you complete this 5 month long course you will accomplish many projects and learn the techniques used for creating complex pieces of jewelry starting from a blueprint or an idea.

During the Certified Jeweler Designer program you will also complete the Certified Bench Jeweler program, the Stone Setting and the Wax Design and Casting jewelry making classes as part of the training.

This class was designed for jewelers who want to obtain top level education and prepare for the Jewelers of America 4th level of certification.    This program provides the students with in depth knowledge of jewelry making, designing and restoration as well as an ample understanding of the different areas of the jewelry business.  As part of this program you will complete multiple additional jewelry courses, create many pieces of jewelry and complete the required book work.

You will work to complete many of your own creations from the initial concept to the completion of the final product. Planning - design - making  - stone setting and finishing.

Jewelry I

Jewelry Design I

General knowledge of jewelry making techniques hands-on from day one! Learn to make rings, chains, nameplates, practice basic stone setting and many more jewelry making techniques.

This is a very powerful course for beginners and  a great refresher class!

Intro to Jewelry Designing

◊  Design Jewelry  and accessories
◊  From concept to creation
◊  Create your own design portfolio
◊ Easy to understand approach

Create designs just like the big guys !

CAD Design Intro

Computer Aided Design

CAD Design I

Jewelry Cad ClassesThis course is an introduction to the basics of Computer Aided Design (CAD). Learn to use and navigate the computer software as your instructor shows you many important commands for the designing of jewelry with the use of CAD. These classes are an eye opener to help you explore and learn the possibilities that designing with a computer brings into creating jewelry and doing business today. Beginners and experienced jewelry designers alike must train to use and master Computer Aided Design.

CAD - Computer Aided Design

Jewelry CAD Design CourseJewelers can no longer ignore the advantages of using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software for achieving their jewelry designs. Not only is it getting more and more popular, but it is also the perfect tool for turning the most complex designs into a simpler and faster task to achieve. Old time designing has its place but Computer Aided Design is a must for creating from the simplest to the most cutting edge jewelry design. For jewelers and jewelry designers it is a must to learn and use CAD for daily jewelry designing tasks.

Stone Setting

Advanced Setting

Hands on exercises with different stone shapes and different stone setting styles: rounds, marquise, emerald, baguettes, pear, princess. Practice by setting prongs, gypsy, bezel, burnish, channel, pave and more...                                                              Find out why so many companies send their jewelers to train at American School of Jewelry!

After reviewing basic setting skills, this class will concentrate in advanced setting styles.   Take your diamond setting skills into the next level. Improve your stone setting techniques and practice burnishing and pave styles !

Wax Design and Casting

Diamond Grading

Go from your idea into beautiful finished pieces of jewelry. During this course you will learn to create jewelry with the lost wax and casting process.

This course is perfect for beginning hobbyists and for experienced jewelers who are not presently casting!


Learn to grade, identify and separate diamonds from fakes. You will grade diamonds hands on.   The 4 C's system is explained in detail as well as techniques and formulas                                           We will also explain the 5th C= Cost         

Learn to buy diamonds like the professionals do !


American School of Jewelry is a state of the art post-secondary jewelry trade school directed by a Master Jeweler certified by "Jewelers of America", the largest jewelers trade organization in the United States. American School of Jewelry is located only a few miles away from the Fort Lauderdale beaches in Florida and half an hour from Miami. If you are looking for jewelry trade schools that will deliver jewelry education and serious professional training in jewelry making, jewelry designing and jewelry repairing, American School of Jewelry offers jewelry making classes that range from entry level jewelry classes for the beginner or hobbyist to specialized advanced jewelry making classes and jewelry repairing classes specifically developed for the professional jeweler.

Our classes include Jewelry I, Jewelry Design I, Certified Bench Jeweler, Certified Jeweler Designer for those wanting to be trained into creating the most complex jewelry designs, Wax Design and Casting, Stone Setting (beginner and advanced level), Platinum skills, Diamond Grading GIA (Gemological Institute of America's grading system). We also offer a very extensive and complete program, the Certified Master Jeweler Program. In our program CAD Design Intro and CAD Design I students will learn jewelry CAD design. Designing with computers can become a great time savings tool. After you are shown the basic steps and learn and master some of the basic techniques that can be accomplished with the use of CAD - Computer Aided Design, you will be able to output the most unbelievable creations in CAD and ready for many one of a kind Jewelry Design creations. You can use the power of CAD when building your jewelry line and jewelry design. The use of CAD can help you bring in new customers and compete with the most highly trained bench jewelers. Create a piece (CAD model) and alter the size, position and quantity of stones in your original model, just change a few things and import others from previously saved designs and you will be done and ready for printing. Only CAD gives you the power of creating an entire digital jewelry line. As you complete your CAD design you will learn to save it for future use. Display the new pieces that you create with your CAD online. Your CAD drawing pieces will look real, you can sell them allowing enough time for production and literally make a sale with no need of keeping expensive physical inventory. In our CAD Design School the instructor lead classes will give you a route to your CAD learning success destination by showing you step by step how to custom make different pieces of jewelry. In our CAD training courses you will be guided to perform a set of exercises showing you how to make jewelry designs with full instructions. Take full advantage of the power of computing technology by using one of the most powerful computer aided design (CAD) programs in the industry. The instruction that you will receive during this class is valuable for bench jewelers, jewelry designers, jewelry hobbyists, jewelry wholesalers, jewelry retailers and anyone who wishes to enter the world of design with the aid of computers and the combination of CAD and CAM (Computer Aided Machining) systems.

American School of Jewelry is not only a school for jewelers, but for everybody who wants to learn to design jewelry. With its new approach in jewelry making American School of Jewelry will help you develop your artistic abilities in making jewelry while working in a creative and rewarding jewelry profession. No matter what your goals may be, if you are looking to design jewelry or improve your present skills in the jewelry profession, American School of Jewelry will help you accomplish and approach your objective by taking jewelry making classes and jewelry repairing classes.


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