School of Fashion Studies: Programs

George Brown has one of North America's largest and best-equipped jewellery schools, where you will learn the skilful and creative use of the most current materials and processes. If your interests lie in a career in Canada's growing industry or as an independent artist, our programs allow you to develop the jewellery making and design skills you want, at the pace you want. The Gemmology Certificate prepares you for professional accreditation and a career in gemmology and appraisal.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

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Credential: Ontario College Certificate
The Gemmology program teaches you to analyze and classify a wide variety of gem materials, both natural and artificially created. The program focuses on analyzing chemical and physical characteristics of gem and gem-like materials, and identifying different gems. The gem materials are classified into categories according to their desirable characteristics, which eventually determine the value of the gems. To accomplish the identification and classification, you use a number of specially designed instruments such as microscopes, spectroscopes, refractometers, polariscopes and others.
2017-2018
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Credential: Ontario College Certificate
The Gemmology program teaches you to analyze and classify a wide variety of gem materials, both natural and artificially created. The program focuses on analyzing chemical and physical characteristics of gem and gem-like materials, and identifying different gems. The gem materials are classified into categories according to their desirable characteristics, which eventually determine the value of the gems. To accomplish the identification and classification, you use a number of specially designed instruments such as microscopes, spectroscopes, refractometers, polariscopes and others.
2016-2017
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Credential: Ontario College Certificate
The Jewellery Essentials program provides you with the skills and techniques necessary to begin a career in the jewellery industry. You will learn to saw, file, solder, grind, polish and finish metals including copper, brass, silver and gold. Fabrication and centrifugal casting techniques will be used to create jewellery pieces to high standards.
2017-2018
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Credential: Ontario College Certificate
The Jewellery Essentials program provides you with the skills and techniques necessary to begin a career in the jewellery industry. You will learn to saw, file, solder, grind, polish and finish metals including copper, brass, silver and gold. Fabrication and centrifugal casting techniques will be used to create jewellery pieces to high standards.

DIPLOMA PROGRAMS

2016-2017
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Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
The Jewellery Arts program focuses on both the goldsmithing techniques and design skills that are necessary to succeed as a designer/goldsmith. You learn all aspects of jewellery making – sawing, filing, soldering, casting, forging and decorative metal techniques such as inlay, filigree and chasing, and the particulars of working with silver, gold and platinum.
2017-2018
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Credential: Ontario College Advanced Diploma
The Jewellery Arts program focuses on both the goldsmithing techniques and design skills that are necessary to succeed as a designer/goldsmith. You learn all aspects of jewellery making – sawing, filing, soldering, casting, forging and decorative metal techniques such as inlay, filigree and chasing, and the particulars of working with silver, gold and platinum.
2016-2017
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Credential: Ontario College Diploma
The Jewellery Methods program provides you with the skills and abilities necessary to succeed in this demanding profession as a goldsmith/bench jeweller. The essential skills of measuring, sawing, filing, soldering and finishing are stressed early in the program.
2017-2018
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Credential: Ontario College Diploma
The Jewellery Methods program provides you with the skills and abilities necessary to succeed in this demanding profession as a goldsmith/bench jeweller. The essential skills of measuring, sawing, filing, soldering and finishing are stressed early in the program. Once essential skills are achieved, you study more advanced goldsmithing, jewellery repair, gemsetting and model making as well as jewellery elective subjects.

DEGREE PROGRAMS

POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMS