The Jewelry Creation Method Course

Follow as I go from a Drawing to a Finished Piece of Producible Jewelry | taught by Doug Napier

Interested in this course? Email us at doug@jewelrymonk.com

Course description

The Jewelry Creation Method is a video series that takes you through creation a piece of jewelry, from concept and drawing, all the way to the completed piece of reproducible jewelry. The videos cover, in real time, all the processes from transferring your design onto a wax blank, preparing and carving the wax. Casting that wax into silver, and cleaning up the silver into a model that will be molded. Injecting wax into the mold and casting those waxes into silver. Preparing those castings with tumbling media and polishing the castings. Finally, the piece will be set with a pear shaped stone in a prong/bezel setting, and the piece of jewelry will be final polished and cleaned, ready to ship.

Doug Napier
Doug Napier
Instructing Monk

A little about me, my name is Doug Napier and I am the “JewelryMonk. I have been making jewelry for over 33 years, and I still travel all over the world focusing on making jewelry in a manufacturing setting. I am experienced in all facets of jewelry making from bench jeweler and technical model making to production troubleshooting and Computer Design (CAD). Along my journey, I have learned many tips and tricks, and am more than happy to pass along anything I have learned. (I can’t take it with me). I believe I have been given a great gift when it comes to making jewelry, and I would like to be a good steward and pass it along to anyone who is hungry and wants to learn.

Course Curriculum

Introduction and Welcome
01:50
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Lesson 2 Wax Selection and Blocking
14:16
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Lesson 13 Model Cleanup Part 3
18:10
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Reviews (2)

Great!

by frederick armagost
It is an outstanding course but I think for beginners it is a little complex. I love making jewelry But just a beginner and it would be nice if I new what the total cost of all the equipment Was up frount. I told my wife we have to go to the bank she is not happy. The text is excellent and can't see much need for improvement. I am a retired machining instructor and you do one hell of a job with your hands on Instruction,keep up the good work. Fred

Great Vids!

by Thinlye Phuntshok
Finally! A very immersive, step by step, detailed presentation of jewelry making. I have been looking for years for content like this. Whether a novice or a seasoned jeweler, these videos will be an invaluable part of your arsenal when transforming that rough sketch or idea into a beautiful work of art. Please keep posting! Thanks Doug!

Great!

by frederick armagost
It is an outstanding course but I think for beginners it is a little complex. I love making jewelry But just a beginner and it would be nice if I new what the total cost of all the equipment Was up frount. I told my wife we have to go to the bank she is not happy. The text is excellent and can't see much need for improvement. I am a retired machining instructor and you do one hell of a job with your hands on Instruction,keep up the good work. Fred

Great Vids!

by Thinlye Phuntshok
Finally! A very immersive, step by step, detailed presentation of jewelry making. I have been looking for years for content like this. Whether a novice or a seasoned jeweler, these videos will be an invaluable part of your arsenal when transforming that rough sketch or idea into a beautiful work of art. Please keep posting! Thanks Doug!

Interested in this course? Email us at doug@jewelrymonk.com