Jewellery Programs

  • Thinking about a career in the fine jewellery industry?

    Creativity and attention to detail are only some of the skills needed to succeed in the jewellery industry or as an independent artist. George Brown College can help you develop the rest.

    “It is a pleasure to support a program that is so well run. GBC is the pre-eminent jewellery school in North America - it is truly unparalleled in the industry. I congratulate all the teachers and staff for the quality of training you provide to students”

    Barbara Heinrich, President, American Jewelry Design Council

    Find a program that’s right for you:

    We are one of North America’s largest and best-equipped jewellery schools and we offer the only full-time gemmology certificate program in Ontario. You’ll get to work with your hands and learn from faculty who are experts in this growing industry, using precious metals and gems in a hands-on environment with state-of-the-art tools and equipment. We’ll help you gain the technical skills necessary to translate your creative designs into tangible works of art.

    Design your future.

    Jewellery Online Information Session

    For more detailed information into what each Jewellery program offers as well as what careers they lead to, you can watch this recording of an Online Information Session hosted by Paul McClure, Program Coordinator earlier this year.  Paul describes the different programs, pathways between programs, the learning environment, and many samples of student course work and faculty work.

    Connected to industry

    Our solid partnerships with the jewellery industry ensure our students are learning required standards and meeting the needs of the jewellery world upon graduation. These partnerships (over 250 of them) help facilitate field education opportunities where students gain experiential learning as well as a major year-end jewellery exhibit and industry-sponsored awards show.