In todays competitive jewellery industry the only way to excel is through unique and saleable designs.  A strong foundation in jewellery design is the basis for many jewellery career paths.

Not sure if you can draw jewellery?  With this intensive program you can learn, from first principles, the fundamentals of jewellery design.  No prior design or art experience is required.  By the end of this course you will complete a mini portfolio of creative designs and leave with a clear understanding of how to transfer your ideas to paper in preparation for the next important step, the manufacturing of the piece.

Course outline

Starting with foundation techniques and essential jewellery knowledge join this programme to discover creative variation with effective tracing techniques to achieve amazing results.  Develop expert jewellery sketching and draughting skills, understand the importance of major forms and shapes in different views, draw gemstones and typical jewellery settings, components and findings.  Discover the manufacturing techniques commonly used from the past to present day and learn about the Elements and Principles of good design.  Complete the course with an accurate drawing of a pendant with matching style chain.

 

Generation of Creative Ideas

Generation of Creative Ideas

Basic Drawing Techniques

Basic Drawing Techniques

Drawing Gemstones

Drawing Gemstones

Settings Findings & Component Parts

Settings Findings & Component Parts

Elements & Principles of Design

Elements & Principles of Design

 

  • Tools and materials

    Tools and materials

    Students will receive everything they need to complete all their coursework. This course includes all the tools, drawing and reference materials needed in order to draw fantastic jewellery.


  • Learning path

    Learning path

    Design

    This course offers a design experience. At the end of the workshop, participants will have designed their own jewellery.

    Pre-requirements: None

    Next Step (Tradiional Jewellery Design Specialisation): JD200 - Classical Jewellery Design 2: Technical drawing and Counter sketching.

    Next Step (Complementary Design Specialisation): DD100 - Digital Jewellery Design 1: Fundamentals of Digital Jewellery Design (CAD).

    Participants attending and completing this programme as a stand-alone certification can choose to enroll for the Fine Jewellery Design Diploma.

  • Duration

    Duration

    30 hours

    1 weeks (Full-time), or
    5 weeks (Part-time)

    JDMIS runs week-day, weekend and weeknight courses for this popular course. JDMIS also has flexible make-up schedules and graduates can return without cost for refresher courses (subject to availability).


  • Course fee

    Course fee

    SGD 1,900

    Course fee is inclusive of GST as well as all tools and materials provided during the course.


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