Are you are an artisan entrepreneur looking to improve the quality and efficiency of your work? a jewellery company employee needing to implement commercial techniques for in-store repairs? a hobbyist looking for the best training available? Studying Fashion Jewellery with the professionals means less trial and error, a better understanding of the quality of components available, and superior products for your clients, customers or friends and relatives.
As a pillar of JDMIS' professional jewellery courses, the techniques, materials and information in this programme has been refined over decades and thousands of students! It represents the most formal and complete training available in the Fashion Jewellery Arts anywhere.
1. Advanced weaving techniques
Advanced Weaving techniques extend existing flat and fancy designs by producing fast and more challenging three dimensional creations. These can be used not only for jewellery, but fashion accessories for handbags, cell phones & much more.
2. Wire wrapping techniques
Wire wrapping techniques can accent or cage unusual materials in soft wire to create distinctive design opportunities. Secure wrapping techniques for pieces with and without holes allow creative expression using many unique objects. Innovative finishing variations add to the singularity of these designs.
3. Advanced knotting design
Advanced knotting designs help you understand how to best combine very different materials, when it is suitable to perform partial knotting, and how to produce long, elegant opera- and satoir-length necklaces with imperceptible joins.
4. Jigs for accurate repeatable wire parts
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 coiling
To add elegance and diversity to designs, you will then explore Wire Coiling, a technique used both in history as well as many contemporary designs. Use these skills to create linked coil necklaces, bracelets and accessories
6. Wire component creation
Take your designs to a new level with Wire Component Creation, using half-hard and soft wires make components including clasps, earring hooks, connectors, separators & more. Learn construction techniques for safety, appearance and durability.
7. Advanced wirework techniques
and combinations extend your creative possibilities. Start incorporating chain into wirework designs to create elegantly long or fashionably short necklaces with quality production and speed. Efficient use of gold and silver chain ensures designs remain cost-effective. Another wirework style that will impress even the most discerning clients involves creating grouping patterns connected with wire. Planning and efficiency are emphasized to keep labour costs manageable.
Tools and materials
Price is inclusive of hundreds of natural materials, genuine Swarovski Crystals and top-quality findings, as well as a full-set of tools and design boards.
This course offers a practical hands-on experience. At the end of the workshop, participants will have assembled one or more pieces of jewellery.
Next Step (Fashion Jewellery Arts Specialisation):
FJ300 - Fashion Jewellery 3: Efficiency and Effectiveness for Fashion Jewellery Design Sales.
Next Step (Jeweller's Knowledge):
GT100 - Jewellery Trade Practices 1: Gem and Jewellery Trade Secrets. and/or
FT100 - Jewellery Fashion Trends 1: Epic and Contemporary Trends.
Participants attending and completing this programme as a stand-alone certification can choose to enroll for the Fashion Jewellery Arts Diploma.
1 week (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 is inclusive of GST as well as all tools and materials provided during the course.