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    Flathead Valley Community College
  Dec 14, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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ARTJ 280 - Jewelry Repair I

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): ARTJ 210 , ARTJ 211 .
This comprehensive course teaches students the skills necessary for basic jewelry repair. Students are expected to identify various precious metals as well as cleaning, refurbishing and polishing jewelry. In addition, students learn to size rings, repair broken jewelry and replace stones in damaged pieces. Specifics include: precious metal terminology, cleaning and polishing for repair, soldering techniques for heads and shanks, ring sizing and reshanks, hinge and catch repair, broken chains, diamond removal and tightening, prong work and re-tipping, estimating price quotes. (Intermittently)

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