Metal Engraving
Basic Jewelry Engraving

This basic course will focus on the real-world engraving styles of a jeweler. Using GRS equipment, students study and execute fundamental engraving cuts on a variety of metals. This system speeds learning and overcomes the initial artwork challenge. Each class is built around the individual instructor’s professional experience to give every attendee personal access to a wealth of practical knowledge. This course provides a foundation for a great future in jewelry engraving.

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Course Info

Jake Newell
Layne Zuelke
Mitchell Lurth
2023 Date(s)
Skill Level
Enrollment Type


  • Correct setup of GRS equipment
  • Operation of common classroom tools
  • Tool sharpening, theory, and geometry
  • Design transfer techniques
  • Line cutting techniques
  • Millgrain decoration
  • Proper use of workholding fixtures and devices
  • Engraving scrolls, borders, letters, and numbers
  • Shading techniques and background treatment

Class Project(s)


No prerequisites.



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