Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design

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JDMIS Fine Jewellery Design Programme Become a Certified Fine Jewellery Designer! Jewellery Design I Jewellery Design II Digital Jewellery Design I Digital Jewellery Design II Gem and Jewellery Trade Secrets Epic Jewellery and Contemporary Trends Fine Jewellery Design DiplomaIn 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

Diploma modules in this programme include:
JD100xp: Jewellery Design I
Creative and Technical Drawing
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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. Starting with foundation techniques and essential jewellery knowledge, progress to producing fast, creative sketches and accurate top, side and end view drawings of beautiful, durable, practical jewellery.
JD200xp: Digital Jewelry Design I
Modelling and Rendering
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Develop skills in the latest technologies in jewellery design using industry-leading computer aided jewellery design software by Gemvision. Design highly accurate 3D models that include gemstones and findings, then render these designs in photo-realistic quality as 2D images, videos or interactive programs. Learn about other jewellery tools on the market and how they compare.

JD150xp: Jewellery Design II
Creative and Technical Drawing
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Accurate drawings are often not enough to convey the beauty and mystique of a design to a customer or client. Learn professional shading techniques to create depth in monochromatic designs, and full-colour rendering methods to produce spectacular, life-like illustrations. Gain the confidence to guide and design to customer specifications while they watch your ideas come to life.
JD250xp: Digital Jewelry Design II
Advanced Modeling and Production
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This course begins with an introduction to the latest technologies in jewellery prototyping including equipment, techniques and services. Learn to produce jewellery design files ready for manufacture and how best to use service bureaus to cost-effectively manufacture accurate, stunning jewellery. As the final course in the FJD programme, you will sketch, design, model, render and produce your final project!

GM100: Gem & Jewellery Trade Secrets
Trade practices, Buying Tips, Treatments & More...
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Appreciate the rarity of the precious elements used in jewellery: Learn gemstone classification systems and how coloured gemstones, diamonds and pearls are valued and sometimes imitated. Grasp the properties of precious metals and how these and fabrication methods affect value. Become proficient with loupe techniques and examine hundreds of natural, synthetic and imitation gemstones.
HS100: Epic Jewellery & Contemporary Trends
Famous Jewellers, Classic Designs & Identifying Trends
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From prehistory to the present day, the significant periods of jewellery design are presented in order to gain knowledge and inspiration from the past. See how certain themes, materials and patterns repeat themselves and how World-famous jewellers capitalize on these cycles. Today's fashion trends are also covered as well as how jewellery designers can prepare themselves for future trends.

All tools and materials are included in the course fees. This programme is available as a full-time course of study or can be achieved in a modular fashion. Prerequisites include English proficiency and completion of high-school or equivalent education. Information within printed materials is subject to change - please contact the JDMIS registrar for admissions and pricing information or visit www.jdmis.edu.sg. Diploma is issued by the JDMIS upon completion of matriculation requirements which include minimum attendance, project assessments, in-course tests and final examinations.

Course fees: S$12,550
All JDMIS Course fees are fully inclusive of all materials, tools, taxes, registration fees, etc...

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