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G.J Owen

Director & Insturctor

Gabriel Owen, our institute's founder and esteemed instructor, brings a wealth of expertise and a lifelong passion for jewelry craftsmanship to his role. As a second-generation jeweler, Gabriel has spent over 35 years honing his craft and mastering the industry's intricacies. His dedication to excellence and commitment to advancing the art of jewelry making have earned him recognition as a leader in the field.

With a Graduate Gemologist certification from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), Gabriel deeply understands gemstones, their properties, and their value. This specialized knowledge allows him to offer invaluable insights into gemstone selection, grading, and identification, enriching the learning experience for his students.

Gabriel's journey to mastery has been shaped by his extensive training at his dad’s factory and retail shop and through top masters worldwide. Through immersive experiences in hand engraving, diamond setting, jewelry manufacturing, and 3D design, he has cultivated a diverse skill set encompassing traditional techniques and cutting-edge technologies.

As an instructor, Gabriel is known for his unparalleled expertise, patient guidance, and unwavering dedication to his students' success. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for sharing his knowledge, he empowers aspiring jewelers to unlock their full potential and achieve excellence in their craft.

Gabriel's unique blend of practical experience, technical proficiency, and artistic vision makes him a trusted mentor and an invaluable resource for anyone aspiring to pursue a jewelry design and craftsmanship career.

Under his guidance, students are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the industry and inspired to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation in their work.

G.J Owen
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