CLASS OUTLINE
Stewart's School


PROGRAM #1
JEWELRY REPAIR

Instructor: James W. Stewart

CONTENT

JEWELRY REPAIR
Precious metal identification Cleaning methods
Torch systems and flame adjustments Soldering techniques
Sawing, drilling and filing Soldering heads and shanks
Ring sizing - platinum, gold, and silver Tools, findings and supplies
Diamond setting - ruby Diamond setting - cubic zirconia
Diamond setting - pin point Polishing/buffing/lapping
Diamond removing and tightening Prong work
Re-tipping Karat gold beads
Hardening and annealing Sweat soldering
Bezel fabrication Serpentine chain
Electroplating Hollow rope chain
Wire and tube drawing Surface textures
Hollow jewelry  

PROGRAM #2
ADVANCED DIAMOND SETTING

Instructor: James W. Stewart

CONTENT

ADVANCED DIAMOND SETTING
Gemstones - Durability Factors Emerald cut settings
Graver-designing,sharpening, polishing Bead setting
Star bright cut setting Cluster setting
Bar setting Block bright cut setting
Tiffany setting Channel setting
Tube setting Spin setting
Gypsy setting Oval setting
Reverse setting Marquise setting
Pear setting Baguette setting
Wedge setting Azure setting
Pave setting "Decorative Beads" Pave setting "Bright Cuts"
Pave setting Thread setting "Diamond Cuts"
Investment soldering Princess Cut Setting
Trillion setting  

PROGRAM #3
DESIGN/CASTING

Instructor: James W. Stewart

CONTENT

DESIGN/CASTING
Types of Waxes and Their Applications Creating with Filing Wax
Fabrication with Wax Wires and Sheets Modeling and Wax Carving with the Flex-Shaft
Wax Injection Wax Spruing
Wax and Metal Weighing Methods Investment Mixing and De-Bubblizing
Burnout Procedures for Wax Elimination Metal Melting Methods
Centrifugal Casting Eliminating Porosity from Castings
Polishing and Finishing Techniques for Castings Tumbling
Replica Casting-Organic/Inorganic Tools, Equipment and Supplies
Vulcanized Rubber Molds Vacuum Casting

STEWART'S INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOR JEWELERS
651 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter, Florida 33458
1-800 843-3409 (toll free)
1-561 746-7586

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