Course outline

  • 1. Wire Crochet

    1. Wire Crochet

    Experiment with Wire Crochet using traditional single & double stitching techniques as well as the chain and slip-stitch patterns. Learn to eliminate kinks and weave in beads to dramatic effect.

  • 2. One-to-Two Strand Stringing Style

    2. One-to-Two Strand Stringing Style

    A very popular multiple-strand styles with knots is the One-to-Two Strand Stringing Style, which is often used with expensive materials to reduce costs towards the rear of the design. Learn the unique measurement system and design considerations needed to achieve a seamless transition from a single rear strand to multiple strands in the front.

  • 3. Wire Wrapping of Cabochons

    3. Wire Wrapping of Cabochons

    Supplement your existing wire wrapping skills with innovative and secure construction techniques for Wire Wrapping of Cabochons: techniques for wrapping flat backed gems of various sizes and materials.

  • 4. Wire Sculpting

    4. Wire Sculpting

    Use Jigs for Accurate Repeatable Wire Parts. Learn how to use wire jigs to make precise wire shapes that can be used as bacelet parts, clasps, earring hooks and more. Experiment with Celtic, Egyptian, Aztec and modern geometric patterns.

  • 5. Wire Mastery

    5. Wire Mastery

    Explore the creative possibilities of Wire Sculpting, where you use round wire, half-round wire and square wire to create stunning wire designs. Learn patterns and techniques on how to use these wires individually and how to combine them with binding wires.

  • 6. Multiple-Strand Stringing Styles with Soft Wire

    6. Multiple-Strand Stringing Styles with Soft Wire

    Multiple-Strand Stringing Styles with Soft Wire provide new and innovative ways to vary designs, incorporate new materials, and produce more elaborate and exotic jewellery styles. These advanced techniques cover both technical challenges and artistic possibilities and help you decide on length, budget effectively and create patterns that are complementary and lay well together. Multiple strand methods to be mastered include the multiple-straight style, multiple-twist style and the multiple-tier style.

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  • Tools and materials

    Tools and materials

    Price is inclusive of hundreds natural materials, genuine Swarovski Crystals and top-quality findings, as well as a full-set of tools and design boards.

  • Learning path

    Learning path


    This course offers a practical hands-on experience. At the end of the workshop, participants will have produced one or more pieces of jewellery.

    Pre-requirements: FJ100.

    Next Step: GM100. and/or HS100.

  • Duration


    40 hours

    7 weeks (1 day/week), or
    14 weeks (1 half-day/week)

    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 2,488

    inclusive of GST
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