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Jewelry Institute of America - Frequently Asked Questions 

1. What courses does the Jewelry Institute of America offer?
At the Jewelry Institute of America, we offer a diverse range of courses, including:

  • Goldsmith Technician Course is offered in Mexico City, Mexico.

  • Hand Engraving: Learn the art of hand engraving to add intricate and personalized designs to jewelry pieces.

  • Diamond Setting: Master the skill of setting diamonds and other precious stones securely and beautifully.

  • 3D Jewelry Design: Explore the world of computer-aided design (CAD) to create stunning jewelry designs using advanced software.

2. Are there any prerequisites to enroll in the courses?
No, there are no specific prerequisites for our courses. Whether you're a beginner with little or no jewelry-making experience or an experienced jeweler looking to enhance your skills, our classes are designed to accommodate all skill levels.
3. Can I enroll in multiple courses simultaneously?
Yes, you can! We encourage students to take advantage of our diverse offerings and enroll in multiple courses for a well-rounded jewelry-making and design education.
4. Is the enrollment open throughout the year?
Yes, at the Jewelry Institute of America, enrollment is open year-round. Students can enroll at any time and start their chosen course on a Monday of the week that is convenient for them.
5. How long do the courses typically last?
The duration of our courses varies depending on the specific program. Generally, our coursesclasses range from one week to three months. Each course is designed to provide comprehensive training in the respective skill, ensuring students are well-prepared for a successful career in the jewelry industry.
6. What are the class sizes?
We keep our class sizes small to maintain a high standard of personalized education, a maximum of 6 students per class. This allows our experienced instructors to provide individual attention and support to each student, fostering a conducive learning environment.
7. Can I expect hands-on experience during the courses?
Absolutely! Hands-on experience is a crucial part of our teaching approach. Our state-of-the-art studios are equipped with modern tools and equipment, enabling students to practice and refine their skills under the guidance of our expert faculty.
8. What career opportunities can I explore after completing the courses?
Upon completing our courses, graduates can pursue various exciting career paths, such as becoming professional diamond setters, engravers, CAD designers, or even starting jewelry businesses. Our comprehensive training equips students with the expertise needed to excel in the industry.
9. How can I apply for enrollment?
To apply for enrollment, visit our website,, and navigate to the "In-Person Classes" section. Choose the course you are interested in and pay for your tuition online.
10. Is financial aid available for students?
No, we do not offer any financial aid now, but we will keep you updated.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please get in touch with us at or call at
We welcome you to the Jewelry Institute of America, where your passion for jewelry making and design will flourish!

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