In order to be a great designer, you must understand the technical aspects of accurate drawing and drafting as well as master the techniques to quickly applying creative variations to existing shapes and designs.

Technical drafts in various views communicate accurate fabrication requirements to any jeweller. Together with a focus on practical, beautiful and comfortable design, these skills ensure competence and understanding in this most creative and limitless field.

An impressive sketch can close a sale; knowing how to sketch efficiently and effectively in front of a customer is a useful skill which will make you indispensable.

A good designer does more than just design! Throughout the course, learn about jewellery trade practices such as requirements gathering, customer sign-off, and even in-depth jewellery costing including weight, gem and manufacturing cost estimation.

Course outline

As a graduate of the JD100 you already know how to trace, sketch, produce gems in all shapes and sizes, understand and draw settings and findings as well as plan your creations considering the elements and principles of design.  Since the creative has been covered, this program will train you to focus on accurate and detailed draughts to avoid costly mistakes and guarantee your design is produced to exact customer specifications.   From efficient and effective counter sketches in front of the customer, jewellery trade practices such as requirements gathering and customer sign-off, all the way to the end communication with the jeweller and beyond with in depth jewellery costing including weight, gem and manufacturing cost estimation theories.

 

Fundamental Technical Drawing

Fundamental Technical Drawing

Intermediate Technical Drawing

Intermediate Technical Drawing

Advanced Technical Drawing

Advanced Technical Drawing

Fast Effective Counter Sketching

Fast Effective Counter Sketching

Jewellery Cost Estimations

Jewellery Cost Estimations

 

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