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Schools that teach Hand Engraving

Montgomery Community College
P.O. Box 787, Troy, NC. 27371
Phone: (800) 839-6222   (910) 576-6222
GIA (Gemological Institute of America)
Hand engraving courses
Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
World Headquarters
The Robert Mouawad Campus
5345 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, California 92008
Phone: 800-421-7250 + ext.
Outside the U.S. and Canada: 760-603-4000 + ext.
In case of emergency call GIA Security: 760-603-4031
Minneapolis Technical College
1415 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612/341-7000 , Fax: 612/359-1357
Contact: Todd Hawkinson, Dept. Chief
Programs: Associate degree, certification, diploma, continuing education, seminars, workshops.
Subjects: Art show preparation, casting, diamond setting, enameling, fabricating, gemology, hand engraving, jewelry making, manufacturing arts, repair, and technology; lapidary, machine engraving, mold making, plating, product design, retail sales training, stamping, stone setting, tool making, wax carving, modeling, and working.
Comments: Night and weekend classes available. The college also has a job partnership program with Jostens Design and Tooling Division in Burnsville, MN.
Gem City College
700 State St., Quincy, IL 62301
Phone: 217/222-0391, Fax: 217/222-1557
Contact: Allen J. Linkey, Director-School of Horology
Programs: Associate degree, diploma, home study in hand engraving (includes stone setting only) and watch repair, residency program.
Subjects: Casting, enameling, hand engraving, horology, jewelry design, making, manufacturing arts, repair, and technology; metalworking, mold making, plating, sand blast etching, silversmithing, stone setting, tool making, wax carving, modeling, and working.
Comments: Associate degree in jewelry store management also offered. Includes business subjects such as accounting, business law, and management combined with horology and jewelry courses.
Stewart's Jewelry School Schedule
Stewart's International School for Jewelers, in Jupiter, Florida, is offering a new program in hand engraving, to accompany its existing programs in jewelry repair, diamond setting, and wax modeling/casting. Each class runs five days. The jewelry repair class will be offered July 5-9, July 26-30, August 30-September 3, and September 20-24. The diamond setting program will be offered June 7-11, July 12-16, August 2-6, September 6-10, and September 27-October 1. The wax modeling/casting and the hand engraving classes will share the same schedule: June 14-18, August 9-13, and October 4-8. For a full course catalog and registration information, contact Stewart's, 651 West Indiantown Rd., Jupiter, FL 33458, (800) 843-3409, (561) 746-7586, or fax (561) 746-8420.
Pine Technical College
1000 4th St.
Pine City, MN 55063
1-800-521-7463 Ext. 176
GRS / Glendo Corp.
PO Box 1153
Emporia, KS 66801
Trinidad State Junior College
600 Prospect St.
Trinidad, CO 81082
800-621-8753 ext. 5631
Lassen Community College
Attn: Ellis Evans
PO Box 3000
Susanville, CA 96130
Yavapia Community College
1100 E. Sheldon St.
Prescott, AZ 86301
520-776-2355 Contact for details
Highline Community College
2400 S. 240 St.
Des Moines, WA 98198-9800
Phone: (206) 878-3710 (ext.3213)
Fax: (206) 870-3771

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