Wait, before you leave Florida -- check out the trade schools you
have right there. There are at least two.
And the Florida Society of Goldsmiths has terrific workshops. See
Jewelry Design Institute
4320 A1A South, Saint Augustine, FL 32080
I've taken classes with Allison, and she's a top notch instructor.
Stewart's International School for Jewelers:
Program #1 Jewelry Repair
Program #2 Advanced Diamond Setting
Program #3 Design/Casting
SCHOOL LOCATION Our school in Jupiter, Florida is in the Palm Beach
area. The map is included to assist you with travel plans and hotel
arrangements for your stay in Jupiter.
I have no personal experience with this school.
Metalsmith, Certified PMC Instructor
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