Jewelcrafting
Profession guide by: Aegir
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My first impression of Jewelcrafting was like a mix of Engineering and Enchanting, you can craft a multitude of rings, trinkets and amulets useful to most classes, and at higher levels you can make Gems used in socketed items. The rings and amulets you can make are impressive and much better than normal jewelry gained from quests or drops. You can also craft trinkets although many of them are Bind-on-Pickup. The main purpose of a jewelcrafter is to provide a tailored variety of rings and amulets many of which add to Attack Power, healing spells etc. and are often very useful to certain classes. Note that although the jewelry is often very powerful most items are unique which means you can only carry one of them at a time.

TIP: Jewelcrafting is very demanding in terms of materials such as gems and metal. It is a generally useful profession suitable for most classes and in the end game you could end up earning a decent coin by making gems for socketed items.

So, can you earn money as a jewelcrafter? That's an interesting question, I've seen many pieces of jewelry at the Auction House, and if it wasn't because so many players now train this profession I'd probably say your creations would sell pretty well judging from their use and power. However the real goal to a jewelcrafter lies far ahead, beyond level 300 when you can begin to make Gems for Socketed Items. Once a certain number of players have worked themselves up to level 70 and begin to find high end epics they'll certainly want some nice gems to put in their sockets, but it's a long way and a lot of work.

The main problem about Jewelcrafting is that it is an expensive profession and you will need loads of gems, metals and other ingredients, but when it comes to gems, don't worry – the prospecting skill that comes with Jewelcrafting is a nice way to get rare gems instead of spending endless hours mining for them! Since most of your materials are either metals or gems Mining is a good profession to combine with Jewelcrafting. You will need both raw ore for prospecting and smelted bars to make jewelry.

A jewelcrafter needs to focus heavily on the rare metals like silver, gold and truesilver which in particular the latter you will need in abundance. A nice trick to skip some otherwise expensive recipes is to gather a lot of stone, rough stone, coarse stone, dense stone etc and turn them into stone idols using your jewelcrafting skill. The idols summon mini golems that heal you in combat and are somewhat useful, their main quality is however as an easy grinding recipe.

If you check the list below for trainers you will surely notice the lack of both Expert and Artisan trainers, but don't worry, once you're done with your Journeyman trainer you can continue your training by speaking to the Master Trainer, a feature normally not available with other professions.

Alliance Jewelcrafting Trainers

 

Where Trainer
Journeyman (1-75)
The Exodar Padaar
 
Master (225-300)
The Exodar Farii
 
Grandmaster (300-375)
Honor Hold Tatiana
Netherstorm Jazdalaad
Shattrath Hamanar

 

Horde Jewelcrafting Trainers

 

Where Trainer
Journeyman (1-75)
Eversong Woods Aleinia
Silvermoon Amin
 
Master (225-300)
Silvermoon Kalinda
 
Grandmaster (300-375)
Netherstorm Jazdalaad
Shattrath Hamanar
Thrallmar Kalaen

 




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