Industries & Professions /
Jewelers and Jewelry Repairers
A high school diploma usually is necessary for those desiring to enter the jewelry trade. While you are in high school, take courses in chemistry, physics, mechanical drawing, and art. Computer-aided design classes will be especially beneficial to you if you are planning to design jewelry. Sculpture and metalworking classes will prepare you for design and repair work, and basic business classes may be beneficial if you plan to launch your own jewelry business.