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A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeships

How to create effective shop programs

Publication Date: Summer 2017

"This readable book will enable you to more easily institute an apprenticeship in your own shop, regardless of your background. It will show you how to plan for an apprenticeship; how to evaluate and choose a candidate who is passionate and motivated; and how to train that person to work both for you and with you. It also includes projects and exercises that teach specific skills, with safety emphasized throughout." — from the introducton by Charles Lewton-Brain

Apprenticeship Guide Sample PagesSuitable for shop owners, students, and instructors alike, A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeships provides detailed insights into all aspects of setting up a training program in the shop. It includes tests and projects through which apprentices can best learn about specific tools and skills; safety checkpoints; and interviews with professional jewelers who relate their own successful experiences with apprenticeships.

At a Glance

Size: 6" x 9"

Softcover, perfectbound

208 Pages

Full-color photographs throughout

For information on how to order this book, e-mail MJSA publisher Rich Youmans or call 1-800-444-MJSA, ext. 3025.

 

About the Author

Nanz AalundNanz Aalund is an educator and award-winning jewelry artist. She has taught jewelry and metals classes at the University of Washington (under Mary Lee Hu) and at the Art Institute of Seatte; served as a designer and consultant for Nordstrom, Rudolf Erdel, Neiman Marcus, and Tiffany & Co.; and was associate editor for Art Jewelry magazine.

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