Learn | Issue 2 Winter 2020

GRS provides a friendly environment with personal access to the best tools and the best instructors.

Because the engravers and stone setters of today see the value of passing on this trade to the next generation, you can learn from top professionals who are active in their fields. GRSTC instructors share a combined 164 years of teaching

experience. These pros are passionate — and they want to see you succeed. Learn to engrave, set stones, and more at the GRS Training Center in Emporia, Kansas. Instead of spending years learning to engrave, you can get started in days.

BOB FINLAY Students who visit the GRS Training Center have the privilege of viewing some of Bob’s extraordinary deep relief work on guns, knives, battle axes, and American nickels.

BLAINE LEWIS Because so many top jewelers helped Lewis throughout the years, he knows the importance of sharing his knowledge. He passes on his skills at the GRSTC and through his own New Approach School for Jewelers.

MITCHELL LURTH Mitchell’s extensive training, innovative design work, and stunning technical abilities make him a great fit for teaching at the GRS Training Center.

JEREMIAH WATT A native of Ontario, Canada, Jeremiah developed a love early on for the horses, the gear, and the artistry involved with the saddlemaking trade.

LAYNE ZUELKE Layne’s journey has taken him through education,

apprenticeships, and about 25 years at the bench, to ultimately becoming a certified FEGA Master Engraver in 2017.




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