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Frequently Asked Questions

Where Are You Located?

We are located approximately 30 minutes Southeast of Nashville, at 8242 Malachi Lane, Arrington, Tennessee 37014. *We relocated here from Virginia Beach, Virginia in 2011, and have continued to grow and expand our class offerings, enhance our learning environment.

How Do I Register?

Once you have decided on the class or classes that you would like to take, please click on the “Register Now” button and submit your class request. Once received, we will be in touch shortly.

How Early Do I Need to Register?

Our classes are popular and fill quickly. We recommend planning several months in advance to reserve your seat.

Do I Need Experience to Attend Your Classes?

Many of our classes are open to new jewelers. A few have pre-requisites that are listed in the class descriptions.

Do I Need to Buy or Bring Tools to Attend NASJ?

Our classrooms are outfitted with professional jeweler’s benches that are fully stocked with high quality tools and state of the art equipment. There is no need to buy or bring tools to attend classes. If you have specific tools you like and use, you are welcome to bring them.

What Should I Wear?

Dress comfortably and casually, wearing closed toed shoes. Please bring something to tie your hair back, and a light sweater is recommended, as our classrooms can tend to be cool at times.

I Want to Learn How to Solder and Do Jewelry Repairs. What Class Would Be Best to Take?

Our Bench Comprehensive workshop is ideal for learning the foundational skills every jeweler needs, including your torch skills and how to solder flawlessly, how to use the jeweler’s saw efficiently and properly and how to perform the most common jewelry repairs ,ring sizing, chain repair, etc…..

I Want to Learn Stone Setting Skills. What Class Should I Take?

Our Stone Setting Comprehensive is designed to familiarize you with a wide range of stone setting techniques. You will learn skills that will help you successfully set stones of all types, minimizing breakage, and saving time and resources.

What Airport is Closest?

BNA Nashville is approximately 30 minutes from NASJ

Where Should I Stay

We have a drop-down menu on our home page that we keep updated with nearby hotels. Theses options are mainly located in nearby Franklin and Cool Springs. You may also find some great choices in Brentwood and Murfreesboro. If a hotel is not right for you, many students have great luck in finding availability through airbnb.