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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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CAD DESIGN INTRO                                     35 Hours           

Learn the basic components of modeling

with CAD in an easy to understand format

This course is an introduction to the CAD tools and navigational environment. You will learn to use and understand the basic CAD commands that are the building pillars of designing with computers.

After this intensive class you will be able to start working within the CAD environment and know how to start modeling some basic shapes.

This class will also give you the ability to further explore the CAD tools with more in depth understanding.

During this course you will start to design jewelry models with the help of your instructor to better understand the basic commands and tools and the power of using CAD in the world of designing jewelry.


Introduction to CAD. Exploration of the CAD tools and possibilities.

General understanding of the CAD designing and editing tools.

Navigation within the CAD environment.

Basic modeling with Cartesian coordinates.

First drawing steps. Curves, Circles, Ellipses, Arcs and Polygons.

Basic object selection.

Use of basic transformation commands.

Precision modeling tools.

Building surfaces and solids.

Projects: Building of basic jewelry models.

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