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Resources

Below is a list of schools and associations available within the engraving community. Scroll through to find a school that offers the "genre" of engraving you are interested in.

There is also a list of books that are helpful to the engraver, whatever stage of their journey as well as links to tools and their various companies.

Schools and Associations

Gabriel Owen 
Jewelry institute of America

www.JewelryInstitute.org
1035 Dairy Ashford RD, Ste 370
Houston TX 77079
website: JewelryInstitute.org
email: info@jewelryinstitute.org
More information and Class schedule- click here

 

Ray Cover

School of Fine Art Engraving

www.learningtoengrave.com

121 Garden Lane
Arcadia, MO 63621

website - learningtoengrave.com
email: cover@sbcglobal.net

More information and Class schedule- click here.

Wes Griffin

Crash Course Engraving -Texas Engraving School

www.CrashCourseEngraving.com

Brookshire, TX

website: crashcourseengraving.com

email: wes@griffcustommetalsmiths.com

More information and Class Schedule - click here

 

Sinichi Tomita

Little Moon Tokyo

Tokyo-to Tokyo 2-18-24-1F Hiratsuka, Shinagawa-ku

www.littlemoon.tokyo

website- littlemoon.tokyo

Sinichi Art Studio

website - cyoukin.net

More information and Class Schedule - click here

 

Jura Training Centre

www.juratools.com

Utrecht, The Netherlands

website - www.juratools.com/training

email -  info@juratools.com

WhatsApp - +31(0)624394354

More information and Class Schedule - click here

 

New Approach School for Jewellers

www.newapproachschool.com

8242 Malachi Lane
Arrington, Tennessee 37014
1-800-529-4763

website - newapproachschool.com

email - info@newapproachschool.com

More information and Class Schedule - click here

GRS Training Centre

www.grs.com

900 Overlander Rd

Emporia, KS 66801

website - www.grs.com/grs-training-center/

More information and Class Schedule - click here



 

 

Hand Engravers Association (HEA) - UK ( International membership also available)

  • The Hand Engravers Association is the UK based group for Hand Engraving. Membership is low cost to students, with professionals appearing on their website directory. This association runs a number of in-person courses including seal engraving and online beginner engraving lessons. They also have exhibitions across the UK to which work can be submitted and arranged tours of historic British engraving locations. Membership gets you early booking and member discounts on their courses.

Firearms Engravers Guild of America (FEGA) - USA (International Membership also available)                                                                        

  • The Firearms Engravers Guild of America is the USA based group for Hand Engraving. Membership is low cost, with professionals appearing on their website directory. They also publish a quarterly full colour magazine 'Engraver' included in membership.

Books and Other Resources

  • Drawing and Understanding Scroll Designs - Ron Smith

  • Advanced Drawing of Scrolls - Ron Smith

  • Art & Design Fundamentals - Lee Griffiths

  • The Jewelry Engravers Manual - R. Allen Hardy & John J. Bowman

  • The Art of Engraving - James B. Meek

  • Art, Alphabets, Monograms & Lettering  - J.M. Bergling

  • Modern Letter Engraving - Rees

  • Ornate Scrollwork & Ornamental Design - Sam Alfano

  • The Technical Pen - Gary Simmons

  • Decorative Flower and Leaf Designs - Richard Hofman

  • Florid Victorian Ornament - Karl Klimsch

  • Learning Ornamental Art Acanthus - Tri Lee @tri.shiba

  • Ornamental Borders, Scrolls and Cartouches - Syracuse Ornamental Company

  • Fantastic Ornament - Michel Lienard

  • Lincisione delle Armi Sportive - Mario Abbiatico

  • Firmo & Francesca Fracassi Master Engravers - Stephen Lamboy & Elena Micheli-Lamboy

  • How to prepare a liner graver - Jeremiah Watt

Links for Tools & Info

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