Want to work in the jewellery industry? In Singapore and abroad, trained jewellery designers need to understand their customers, and produce contemporary, fashionable designs, but also need to be able to confidently communicate with their clients and convey the excitement and value of the jewellery they produce.
The JDMIS Fine jewellery design programme gives you the skills and knowledge to excel as a fine jewellery designer!
Become a Fine Jewellery Designer
In today's competitive jewellery industry, the only way to excel is through unique and saleable design. No longer can a jewellery designer work independently of the manufacturer and retailer; successful designers understand their materials and gems, know about style, trends and fashion, and must produce stunningly beautiful, but also wearable, commercially practical jewels.
By becoming a Certified Fine Jewellery Designer, take the reigns to a creative and diverse career in the jewellery field.
With great emphasis on experiential learning, graduates have knowledge, style and a complete professional portfolio to highlight their broad range of design competencies. Detailed projects leave graduates confident and primed for success.
Certified Fine Jewellery Designers:
- work as designers in the jewellery industry
- enter and win International competitions
- provide freelance design consultations
- design jewellery before making it themselves
- develop their own brands and jewellery lines
The Fine Jewellery Design Diploma consists of the following modules:
JD100 - Jewellery Design 1
Creative Drawing & Essentials
Develop expert jewellery design sketching & draughting skills. Learn creative variation with tracing techniques, importance of major forms in jewellery, drawing of gems, common jewellery components & findings. Includes all tools & materials. 30 hours.
JD200 - Jewellery Design 2
Technical Drawing & Sketching
Focus on accurate technical drawing in different views for manufacturers as well as fast counter sketching in front of customers. Estimate jewellery costs and develop practical jewellery design skills. Includes tools & materials. 30 hours [Requires JD100]
DD100 - Digital Design 1
Fundamentals of Digital Design
Adopt industry-standard digital modelling tool Gemvision Matrix to create a wide range of fine jewellery with highly accurate gemstone settings, measurements and weights. Produce photo-realistic renderings as images for customers or portfolios. 30 Hours.
DD200 - Digital Design 2
Intermediate Modelling & Setting
Extend 3D modelling skills to include a wide range of customised shapes and forms for rings, pendants, earrings and more. Expand your repertoire of popular gemstone setting styles. Render videos for customers. 30 Hours [Requires JD200]
GT100 - Trade Practices 1
Gem & Jewellery Trade Secrets
Discover the secrets of the jewellery trade: Learn gem origins & trade practices; handle an array of popular & lesser known gems available in today's markets. Understand valuation & comprehend the breath of this topic. Includes Tools & Materials 30 Hours
FT100 - Fashion Trends 1
Epic & Contemporary Trends
Explore significant periods in history that affected jewellery, gem & metal popularity. Take inspiration from the past to discover your favorite choices and identify how to combine your selections to produce your own unique style. 30 Hours.
This Diploma comes with an optional 'Enhanced' variation that includes 2 projects and has an additional fee of $1,840.