Thematic coursesFabricationFabrication Techniques

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SUITABLE FOR

Anyone interested in wax carving or wishing to become a model maker

OBJECTIVES

  • Learning basic wax carving techniques
  • Producing simple jewellery pieces in wax
  • Working on complex models (a ring, a brooch, a pendant, earrings)
  • Producing elaborate fine jewellery pieces in wax (settings, collets, a jour setting)

COURSE SUMMARY

From introduction to advanced training, BJO Formation provides an array of modules on all aspects of the jewellery trade.

  • INTRODUCTION
    • Simple volumes production
    • Learning to carve
    • A domed ring
    • A signet ring
    • Other pieces
  • ADVANCED TRAINING
    • Working on complex models (a ring, a brooch, a pendant and objects)
    • Settings (round, oval, square, pear)
    • Collets
    • A jour square setting
    • Fitting a centre stone
  • ADVANCED TRAINING +
    • Complex volume production
    • Production of jewellery parts needing assembly
    • Personal creations
    • Sculpting wax (animals, objects)
    • Honeycomb a jour setting

TEACHING RESOURCES

  • Fully equipped jewellery workshop
  • Equipment, tools and materials provided by the school
  • Training provided by a professional jeweller and model maker

TRAINING VALIDATION

  • A progress report and a final report will be produced at the end of each quarter
  • At the end of the session, each participant will receive a certificate after a skills assessment