© Renato Jewelers 2010
Store Located in Downtown Houston
1001 McKinney St. Ste A-1   -   Houston, Texas 77002   -   713-739-7955
          
Our mission at Renato Jewelers  Jewelry Making Class is to offer beginning and advanced  bench jewelers intensive
hands-on old world philosophy jewelry making techniques. These techniques include gold and silver hand forming
and fabrication, introduction to metals, metal testing, piercing, filing, soldering, re-tipping, re-pronging, polishing, and
finishing. Proper use of hand tools and power equipment, choosing the right materials, creative problem solving,
awareness of the best solutions to create fine jewelry and a commitment to the highest quality craftsmanship. We
teach students the time-honored skills and methods that produced work of the highest standards. We hope you will
take this opportunity to learn fine jewelry making, restoration, repair, diamond setting and the art of goldsmith.

     JEWELRY REPAIR AND RESTORATION

Jewelry repair and restoration is an art requiring patience, skill and craftsmanship. Our jewelry school teaches
you the techniques used in the jewelry trade to properly solder chains,size rings, and set stones using standards
set by Jewelers of America NY.  JA or Jewelers of America is the national trade association for jewelers. Through
the JA BENCH JEWELER CERTIFICATION programs, JA provides a national standard that rates the talents proficiency
of the bench jeweler. This is done through a series of tests at four levels.JA CERTIFIED MASTER BENCH JEWELER
is the highest level. JA Certification gives the bench jeweler a method of instantly presenting their skill level to
potential employer or customers.

Renato L. Ronquillo is a JA Certified Jewelry Professional a Master Goldsmith with more than 40 years of experience
in jewelry designing,  manufacturing, diamond setting and sales. Successfully operating in the jewelry retail and repair
trade shop. He has obtained the highest possible certification in the jewelry industry. "JA Certified Master Bench
Jeweler" the only one in Houston and the 27th in Texas to achieved such degree of qualification by the year 2005. He
is a multiple winner of the Texas Jewelers Association, Jewelry Design Competition. His winning
design are requested by both contemporary and traditional customers.


    Admission Application    Basic Jewelry Making    Jewelry Technician      Bench Jeweler     
JEWELRY MAKING  AND  METALSMITHING
Fabrication 1 Beginning with Renato L. Ronquillo CMBJ
Certified Jewelry Professional with over 40 years creating, repairing and refurbishing Fine Jewelry.
Is the only J
ewelers of America Certified Master Jeweler in Houston and Award winning Jewelry Designer











July 11, 12, 13, and 14  2011    6:00pm - 10:00pm       Evening Class     
July 18, 19, 20, and 21  2011    6:00pm - 10:00pm       Evening Class
July 25, 26, 27, and 28  2011    6:00pm - 10:00pm       Evening Class

Come melt some metals. Fabrication 1 Beginning will introduce you to the fun and free flowing world of precious
metal soldering. Learn techniques that are thousands of years old. Extinguish your fear of the flame and become
confident and proficient with simple torch work. We will discuss different torches, as well as your options of solders
and flux. Learn the basic function of the torch, and all its components including setting up tanks, hoses and torch
tips.  You will learn sweat soldering, pick soldering and other techniques for brass, copper and silver.
Learn the basics to fabricate beautiful and unique jewelry. Discuss how to set up your own basic soldering bench at
home with minimal tools and equipment. This is essential to any beginner.

Tuition: $395.00 (materials included)   4 days (16 Hours)         Tools and Equipment will be available for use

Class is Limited to 2 students                               
   Sign up Now    Jewelry Class Application

Reservation and a $200.00 non-refundable deposit are necessary to hold a seat.
For more information please call Joseph Ronquillo, Tel: (832) 767-1795
Gemstone Setting 1 Beginning with Renato L. Ronquillo CMBJ
Certified Jewelry Professional with over 40 years making, repairing and refurbishing jewelry.   
Is the only JA Certified Master Jeweler in Houston and Award winning Jewelry Designer










July 25,26,27 and 28  2011        6:00pm - 10:00pm      Evening Class
Aug.  1, 2, 3 and 4      2011        6:00pm - 10:00pm      Evening Class
Aug.  8.9.10 and 11    2011        6:00pm -10:00 pm      Evening Class

Are you ready to add colored gemstone or diamond to your jewelry? Take your confidence and ability to the next level
in this 4 Evenings stone setting workshop. With over 40 years experience in setting gemstone of all shapes and size.
Renato offers you the secrets of his experience. Work one on one with him to develop the necessary skills to include
stones in your work accurately. Setting techniques include Bezel setting, Gypsy (flush) setting, and prong setting a
round and oval stone. You will walk away with beautiful examples of this stone setting styles that will help with
continuing your practice at your studio. (Some experience is helpful).

Tuition: $395.00 (materials included)              Tools and Equipment are Provided  

Class is Limited to 2 students                              Sign up Now  Jewelry Class Application

Reservation and a $200.00 non-refundable deposit  are necessary to hold a seat.
For more information please call Joseph Ronquillo, Tel (832) 767-1795