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Jewelry Television Design Competition
We are proud to report that Ashley Hoffman is
of the first ever
Jewelry TV Rock Star
She graduated from American School of
Jewelry’s Master Jeweler program.
and will get to design and showcase her collection for JewelryTV
We congratulate Ashley and
wish her great success!
Ashley's collection at
Certified Bench Jeweler
Develop professional jewelry making skills
techniques used by jewelers every day
Projects planned by experienced jewelers
success for more than 10 years!
Make and repair your
own jewelry in no time after completing this
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 Master Jeweler
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.
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
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 Design I
knowledge of jewelry making techniques hands-on from day one! Learn to make
rings, chains, nameplates, practice basic stone setting and many more jewelry
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
CAD Design I
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.
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
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 !
Design and Casting
from your idea into beautiful finished pieces of jewelry. During this
course you will learn to create jewelry with the lost wax and casting
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
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
American School of Jewelry
Serious Training for the Professional Jeweler or Hobbyist