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WoTLK Classic Jewelcrafting Leveling Guide 1-450 for Wrath of the Lich King Classic

Here is our WoTLK Classic Jewelcrafting leveling guide 1-450. Master the art of cutting gems and become a grand master!

Jewelcrafting was first introduced in the burning crusade and enables players to create gems that can be socketed into specific gear that has gem sockets.

WoTLK Classic Jewelcrafting Leveling Guide 1-450

The profession has a huge scope of potential in WoTLK Classic. You can pair it with mining and prospect the ore to get the mats for rare gems and then cut / sell them. It can also be paired with Blacksmithing to socket your unique epic gems into the two extra sockets from BS.

There’s also a daily quest to keep you busy, which will reward a Dalaran Jewelcrafter’s Token that can be used to buy really good early designs such as meta gems, and later on, epic gem designs.

In terms of raw stat gain for your character, Jewelcrafting allows players to equip up to 3 JC unique Epic gems that have more stats than normal ones. Although this power gain diminishes a bit once everyone else has access to epic gems (which you’ll be able to cut and sell to them!).

You can also craft many blue and epic items, including some really nice rings and necklaces.

Approximate Materials Required for 1-450

A word of advice: Don’t buy all of these at once. The mats are likely to be extremely expensive due to the inflation from TBC Classic.

The amount is based on you gaining 1 skill point per cast, so you’ll likely need more if you get a little unlucky.

Azeroth – Classic (1-300)

Outland – Burning Crusade (300-350)

Northrend – Wrath of the Lich King (350-450)

WoTLK Classic Jewelcrafting Leveling Guide 1-450

The first thing to do is to learn Apprentice Jewelcrafting from a trainer. Ask a guard in any major city for directions to the jewelcrafting trainer.

Buy a Jeweler’s Kit from the Jewelcrafting Supplies vendor near the trainer.

Apprentice Jewelcrafting (1-50)


30 x Delicate Copper Wire – 60 Copper Bar

Save these for later.


20 x Tigerseye Band – 20 Tigerseye, 20 Delicate Copper Wire

You can also make Malachite Pendant x 20.

Journeyman Jewelcrafting (50 – 150)

Learn Journeyman Jewelcrafting from a trainer.


50 x Bronze Setting – 100 Bronze Bar

Save these for later.


20 x Simple Pearl Ring – 20 Small Lustrous Pearl, 20 Bronze Setting, 40 Copper Bar


20 x Gloom Band – 20 Bronze Setting, 40 Shadowgem, 40 Delicate Copper Wire

You can also make Ring of Silver Might if Silver Bar is cheap on your auction house.


10 x Ring of Twilight Shadows – 20 Shadowgem, 20 Bronze Bar

If you made Ring of Silver Might, you can also keep making them.


10 x Heavy Stone Statue – 80 Heavy Stone

If you can buy Heavy Stone cheaply then you can make this up to 130.


30 x Pendant of the Agate Shield – 30 Moss Agate, 30 Bronze Settings

Design: Amulet of the Moon can be bought from these vendors:

  • (Alliance) Neal Allen – Menethil Harbor, Wetlands
  • (Horde) Jandia – Freewind Post, Thousand Needles

It’s likely that some nice folks will be camping this recipe on release to sell for profit, so if you can’t get the design then you can also make these:

120 – 136
16x Heavy Jade Ring – 16 Jade, 16 Bronze Setting, 32 Iron Bar

136 – 150
14x Golden Dragon Ring – 14 Jade, 28 Gold Bar, 28 Delicate Copper Wire

Expert Jewelcrafting (150 – 200)

Learn Expert Jewelcrafting from a trainer.


45 x Mithril Filigree – 90 Mithril Bar

Save these for later as you’ll need 45 of them.


8 x Solid Stone Statue – 80 Solid Stone


15 x Engraved Truesilver Ring – 15 Truesilver Bar, 30 Mithril Filigree

You can continue to make this up to around 210 if Citrine is too expensive on your auction house to use for the next step.

Artisan Jewelcrafting (200 – 300)

Learn Artisan Jewelcrafting from a trainer.


25 x Citrine Ring of Rapid Healing – 25 Citrine, 50 Mithril Bar

This goes yellow at 210, so you could end up needing a little more Citrine.


5 x Aquamarine Pendant of the Warrior – 5 Aquamarine, 15 Mithril Filigree


50 x Thorium Setting – 50 Thorium Bar

Stop making these at 250 and only make more if you need it.


10 x Ruby Pendant of Fire – 10 Star Ruby, 10 Thorium Setting

You can make this up to 275 if Large Opal is too expensive on your auction house to use for the next step.


20 x Simple Opal Ring – 20 Large Opal, 20 Thorium Setting

You can also craft Diamond Focus Ring at 265.


10 x Onslaught Ring – 10 Powerful Mojo, 10 Essence of Earth, 10 Thorium Setting


10 x Sapphire Pendant of Winter Night – 10 Blue Sapphire, 10 Essence of Undeath, 10 Thorium Setting

Essence of Undeath is usually cheaper or easier to farm than Powerful Mojo.


10 x Emerald Lion Ring – 20 Huge Emerald, 10 Thorium Setting

Make a few Glowing Thorium Band if you have some Azerothian Diamonds left.

Master Jewelcrafting (300 – 350)

Travel to Outland and learn and learn Master Jewelcrafting from one of these vendors:

  • (Alliance) Kalaen – Thrallmar, Hellfire Peninsula
  • (Horde) Tatiana – Honor Hold, Hellfire Peninsula

Beyond this point, all crafts will be yellow for you so there’s an element of luck involved.


Craft around 30 of the following gems to reach 320:

An alternative method to level from 300-315 is to craft this:

15 x Prismatic Black Diamond – 15 Black Diamond


Make 5-7 from any of the following gems.


10 x Mercurial Adamantite – 40 Adamantite Powder, 10 Primal Earth

Save these for later.

If this doesn’t get you to 335, then make some of these gems:


Make around 5-7 from any of the following gems.

340 – 350

10 x Heavy Adamantite Ring – 10 Adamantite Bar, 10 Mercurial Adamantite

If you didn’t reach 350 with this, then either continue to make more rings, or make the gems from the previous step.

Grand Master Jewelcrafting (350 – 450)

Go to Northrend and learn Grand Master Jewelcrafting.

Trainer Locations:

350 – 395

Buy around 55-60 from any of these gems:

There’s a huge amount of gems to craft from these, just pick any color that’s the currently cheapest to buy on your auction house.

395 – 400

Craft 5 from any of the following items:

5 x Bloodstone Band – 5 Bloodstone, 10 Crystallized Earth
5 x Crystal Chalcedony Amulet – 5 Chalcedony, 10 Crystallized Earth
5 x Crystal Citrine Necklace – 5 Huge Citrine, 10 Crystallized Earth
5 x Sun Rock Ring – 5 Sun Crystal, 10 Crystallized Earth

Make more if you don’t reach 400.

400 – 420

23 x Stoneguard Band – 46 Eternal Earth


23 x Shadowmight Ring – 23 Eternal Earth, 23 Eternal Shadow

420 – 425

7 x Dazzling Forest Emerald – 7 Forest Emerald

Keep making this until it’s green because the next steps require expensive meta gems to level.

425 – 440

Buy 15 x Skyflare Diamond or Earthsiege Diamond

At this point, the fastest and best way to level is by crafting meta gems. You can sell them on the auction house and make some of your gold back.

There’s some meta gem designs that can be trained, but others can be bought from Tiffany Cartier in Dalaran or drop from dungeon bosses and random mobs in Northrend.

If you want to make the most profit, your best bet is to likely save up and buy one of these designs from Tiffany Cartier:

These are BiS meta gems for many different DPS classes.

They cost 5 x Dalaran Jewelcrafter’s Token each to buy. This will likely take 5 days to complete but can be a little sooner if you get Damaged Necklace from the daily.

If you decide to do this, then make Icy Prism each day as well to reduce the number of meta gems required. You should likely be making this every day anyway though!

440 – 441

1 x Icy Prism – 1 Frozen Orb, 1 Chalcedony, 1 Shadow Crystal, 1 Dark Jade

You can also level this 425 to 450, but it has a 20-hour cooldown and requires frozen orbs.

441 – 450

Craft more meta gems. You’ll need around 14 x Skyflare Diamond or Earthsiege Diamond.

Congratulations on hitting 450!

And that was our WoTLK Classic Jewelcrafting Leveling Guide 1-450 for Wrath of the Lich King Classic.

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