Kathir is a 4th generation jeweller with over 30 years of experience as a goldsmith and jewellery business & factory owner. Kathir's jewellery store and workshop: Pather the Jeweller Pte. Ltd. represents mastery of the metal arts handed down through generations. His skill with metal forming, engraving and stone setting are exceptional, as is his enthusiasm for sharing his craft! Kathir takes time away from his jewellery business to run JDMIS metalsmithing diploma modules and develops new, advanced metalsithing and stone setting courses for graduates that wish to go beyond the traditional metalsmithing curriculum.


Enter the world of jewellery by learning both traditional hand-drawing and digital design with CAD and CAM.
Fine Jewellery Design
Enter the world of jewellery by learning both traditional hand-drawing and digital design with CAD and CAM.
Create without limits: Explore new metal technologies and traditional techniques of metal crafting.
Precious Metal Arts
Create without limits: Explore new metal technologies and traditional techniques of metal crafting.
Get started in fashion jewellery design by assembling unique pieces with different hands-on techniques.
Fashion Jewellery Arts
Get started in fashion jewellery design by assembling unique pieces with different hands-on techniques.
Explore the fabulous world of jewellery gathering the knowledge that the industry requires.
Jewellery Industry Knowledge
Explore the fabulous world of jewellery gathering the knowledge that the industry requires.
Build your jewellery business from the inception, through the launch and all the way to global expansion.
Business & Entrepreneurship
Build your jewellery business from the inception, through the launch and all the way to global expansion.

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  • Studying at JDMIS was an exciting experience!!!.

    - C.L. (Australia)

  • I hope to design and make own jewellery pieces.

    - Peh Kim H. (Singapore)

  • I will use the skills acquired for my own information and maybe later for my own shop once I sell my own hand made jewellery.

    - Melani A. (Indonesia)

  • I would highly recommend JDMIS to my friends.

    - Veronique B. (France)

  • Currently for my personal jewellery knowledge, but I am also open to business opportunities with the skills I have learned.

    - Ruth P. (Singapore)

  • I will keep practising my skills and hope to sell my pieces.

    - Wahida M. (Singapore)

  • JDMIS is a good school and Tanja Sadow is so accommodating and it's worth it.

    - T.PY (Singapore)

  • JDMIS is an effective place to learn multiple professional thread and wire work.

    - Jess T. (Singapore)

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