Banner A.Dip PMAWant to create without limits? Jewellery artists rely on their taste, style and eye for detail – but often do not have the tools or understanding needed to execute their best ideas! Working with raw materials, from precious metals to gems, glass, objects trouvees, and even other jewellery components, a skilled precious metal artist can produce whatever they have in mind.

JDMIS Precious Metal Arts programme gives you the skills, ideas and experience to create without limits.

Become a Precious Metal Artist

Jewellery fabrication using precious metals requires commitment, dedication and experience that was traditionally only achieved through long periods of apprenticeship. This comprehensive diploma incorporates new technologies and traditional techniques to accelerate skills development and build a deep understanding and appreciation for work with precious metals.

By becoming a Certified Precious Metal Artist, you develop the skills and confidence to produce unique and remarkable jewellery creations.

With a broad array of creative and challenging metalwork projects, structured time to practice and refine critical skills, and exposure to design and industry knowledge, JDMIS metal artists stand apart from their peers in the jewellery industry.

Certified Precious Metal Artists:

  • fabricate jewellery with a variety of precious materials
  • produce unique designs using advanced techniques
  • combine skills from multiple disciplines to create unique masterpieces or reproducible lines of jewellery
  • create according to their own styles, or work efficiently with clients to develop bespoke creations.

The Precious Metal Arts Advanced Diploma consists of the following modules:

NM300 - New Metals 3
Advanced techniques Moulds-Gold


Discover efficient methods for mass production using your own unique moulds. Apply gold foil on silver for cost effective designs. Work with 22K gold and master extra-fine gem setting techniques. Includes tools/materials. 30 Hours [Requires NM200]

 

NM400 - New Metals 4
Powder Metallurgy Masterclass


Integrate brass with silver through inlay technique. Produce large, reinforced pieces like bracelets. Combine silver & copper to form 'Mokume Gane' and complete 3 master projects to exhibition standards. Includes Tools/Materials. 30 Hrs [Requires NM300]

 

MS300 - Metalsmithing 3
Adv. Techniques & Interm. Setting


Produce a professional Solitaire Ring with 4 prong setting, learn to size, repair & re-tip prongs. Develop bezel settings for faceted gems & create a tapered ring band with thread setting techniques. Includes Tools & Materials. 30 Hours [Requires MS200]

 

MS400 - Metalsmithing 4
Casting Metals & Advanced Setting


Discover casting & wax production. Prepare & invest wax trees, perform calculations for the metals & cast jewellery to use for channel & pavé settings. Finish your cast pieces to professional standards. Includes all Materials. 30 Hours. [Requires MS300]

 

GT200 - Trade Practices 2
Gem Identification Methods


Examine gems using professional gemmological equipment provided in class. Understand the process of identification & know limitations of each tool. Discover & separate imitations, synthetics & assembled materials from natural gems. 30 Hrs[Requires GM100]

 

FT200 - Fashion Trends 2
Aesthetics & Future Trends


Identify a unique aesthetic that defines your collections, designs & creations with professional guidance through eight universal patterns of beauty. Explore and predict future colour and theme trends in fashion and jewellery. 30 Hrs. [Requires FT100]





This Diploma comes with an optional 'Enhanced' variation that includes 2 projects and has an additional fee of $1,840.

Banner Dip PMAWant to create without limits? Jewellery artists rely on their taste, style and eye for detail – but often do not have the tools or understanding needed to execute their best ideas! Working with raw materials, from precious metals to gems, glass, objects trouvees, and even other jewellery components, a skilled precious metal artist can produce whatever they have in mind.

JDMIS Precious Metal Arts programme gives you the skills, ideas and experience to create without limits.

Become a Precious Metal Artist

Jewellery fabrication using precious metals requires commitment, dedication and experience that was traditionally only achieved through long periods of apprenticeship. This comprehensive diploma incorporates new technologies and traditional techniques to accelerate skills development and build a deep understanding and appreciation for work with precious metals.

By becoming a Certified Precious Metal Artist, you develop the skills and confidence to produce unique and remarkable jewellery creations.

With a broad array of creative and challenging metalwork projects, structured time to practice and refine critical skills, and exposure to design and industry knowledge, JDMIS metal artists stand apart from their peers in the jewellery industry.

Certified Precious Metal Artists:

  • fabricate jewellery with a variety of precious materials
  • produce unique designs using advanced techniques
  • combine skills from multiple disciplines to create unique masterpieces or reproducible lines of jewellery
  • create according to their own styles, or work efficiently with clients to develop bespoke creations.

The Precious Metal Arts Diploma consists of the following modules:

NM100 - New Metals 1
Creative Silver Modelling


Using latest powder metallurgy technology, shape & fire 999 silver metal clays into a variety of fine jewellery designs. Apply stone-setting & finishing techniques to produce superior pieces suitable for commercial sale. Includes tools/materials. 30 Hours

 

NM200 - New Metals 2
Sculptural Design & Mixed Media


Refine core modelling skills to produce accurate & more intricate designs. Build experience incorporating findings & expanding design options with glass fusing, glass setting & UV resin techniques. Includes tools/materials. 30 H0urs [Requires NM100]

 

MS100 - Metalsmithing 1
Foundation Metalwork Skills


Develop foundation skills to create fine jewellery using traditional techniques: piercing, soldering, rolling, drawing, filing, polishing, using sheet metal & wire in Copper & Sterling Silver. Basic bezel setting. Includes all Tools & Materials. 30 Hours.

 

MS200 - Metalsmithing 2
Interm.Techniques & Basic Setting


Create pedestal prong settings for cabs, master cold connections, see basic filigree & granulation techniques. Hand form a signet ring & incorporate flush set gems. Learn to create hinges & movable parts. Includes Tools & Materials. 30 Hrs[Requires MS100]

 

GT100 - Trade Practices 1
Gem & Jewellery Trade Secrets


Discover the secrets of the jewellery trade: Learn gem origins & trade practices; handle an array of popular & lesser known gems available in today's markets. Understand valuation & comprehend the breath of this topic. Includes Tools & Materials 30 Hours

 

FT100 - Fashion Trends 1
Epic & Contemporary Trends


Explore significant periods in history that affected jewellery, gem & metal popularity. Take inspiration from the past to discover your favorite choices and identify how to combine your selections to produce your own unique style. 30 Hours.





This Diploma comes with an optional 'Enhanced' variation that includes 2 projects and has an additional fee of $1,840.

Banner A.Dip FJDWant to work in the jewellery industry? In Singapore and abroad, trained jewellery designers need to understand their customers, and produce contemporary, fashionable designs, but also need to be able to confidently communicate with their clients and convey the excitement and value of the jewellery they produce.

The JDMIS Fine jewellery design programme gives you the skills and knowledge to excel as a fine jewellery designer!

Become a Fine Jewellery Designer

In 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

The Fine Jewellery Design Advanced Diploma consists of the following modules:

JD300 - Jewellery Design 3
Illustration, Light & Colour


Life-like depth from line drawings understanding light source with shading & colour rendering. Render all types of gems & metals. Apply colour theory to your designs to impress and gain sales. Includes all tools and materials. 30 hours[Requires JD200]

 

JD400 - Jewellery Design 4
Presentation & Layout


Develop expert jewellery illustration & presentation skills to become a great designer. Delve into the commercial design process, understanding customer requirements, sales processes, manufacturing limitations. Inc. tools/materials. 30 hrs[Requires JD300]

 

DD300 - Digital Design 3
Advanced Modelling & Production


Learn advanced techniques for modelling challenging designs, including organic shapes, while increasing design speed. Learn jewellery rapid prototyping and production. Prepare designs for error-free production on 3D printers. 30 Hours. [Requires JD300]

 

DD400 - Digital Design 4
Non-Jewellery Tools


Not all designers use jewellery-specific software. Advanced CAD designers can quickly transfer their skills to other 3D platforms that extend creative options, interactivity or manufacturing flexibility. zBrush, Fusion 360 & others. 30 Hrs[Requires JD300]

 

GT200 - Trade Practices 2
Gem Identification Methods


Examine gems using professional gemmological equipment provided in class. Understand the process of identification & know limitations of each tool. Discover & separate imitations, synthetics & assembled materials from natural gems. 30 Hrs[Requires GM100]

 

FT200 - Fashion Trends 2
Aesthetics & Future Trends


Identify a unique aesthetic that defines your collections, designs & creations with professional guidance through eight universal patterns of beauty. Explore and predict future colour and theme trends in fashion and jewellery. 30 Hrs. [Requires FT100]





This Diploma comes with an optional 'Enhanced' variation that includes 2 projects and has an additional fee of $1,840.

Banner Dip FJAWant to produce quickly and efficiently? The fastest way to creating high quality, fashionable jewellery is by knowing what materials and pre-fabricated components to select and how to assemble them professionally.

Using the tips and techniques from our Fashion Jewellery Arts Programme, many fashion jewellery artists are able to quickly create entire lines of jewellery and been able to build a loyal customer base!

Become a Fashion Jewellery Designer

Successful fashion jewellery professionals must rise above massproduced, low quality merchandise flooding the market and distinguish themselves through design, quality of materials and expert fabrication. This unique and highly specialized diploma combines professional techniques with practical advice, product knowledge and design inspiration to ensure immediate results.

By becoming a Certified Fashion Jewellery Artist, grow your knowledge base, experience and range of design; profit as you carve your niche in this field.

Completing many different styles of design, using a plethora of different materials, and experiencing how to work with customers and design to specification, this programme prepares you for a successful path in the creative jewellery arts.

Certified Fashion Jewellery Artists:

  • show professionalism and commitment to their craft
  • produce unique designs using advanced techniques
  • understand their materials and choose the best combinations for their jewellery lines
  • develop their own style and brand, with attention to detail and quality, that is consistently saleable.

The Fashion Jewellery Arts Diploma consists of the following modules:

FJ100 - Fashion Jewellery 1
Creative & Essential Skills


Foundational skills for creating professional, lasting fashion jewellery using thread & wire techniques. Understand material qualities, core skills, selection and matching methods to produce high quality designs. Includes all tools and materials. 30 Hours

 

FJ200 - Fashion Jewellery 2
Intricate & Versatile Styles


Incorporate ellaborate weaving designs into your creations, including flat, rope and fancy weave techniques. Learn professional, fast methods and unlock endless patterns forming necklaces, bracelets and an array of other jewellery. 30 Hrs [Requires FJ100]

 

FJ300 - Fashion Jewellery 3
Professional Techniques


Improve design & profitability by incorporating new styles, techniques & planning efficient use of costly materials. Develop designs to customer specifications in less time & with minimal waste. Includes all tools & materials. 30 Hours. [Requires FJ200]

 

FJ400 - Fashion Jewellery 4
Master Techniques


Learn new ways to combine core skills with new specialist methods for challenging multiple strand creations. Increase creative options & production speed to produce outstanding and impressive designs which are in demand. 30 Hours. [Requires FJ300]

 

GT100 - Trade Practices 1
Gem & Jewellery Trade Secrets


Discover the secrets of the jewellery trade: Learn gem origins & trade practices; handle an array of popular & lesser known gems available in today's markets. Understand valuation & comprehend the breath of this topic. Includes Tools & Materials 30 Hours

 

FT100 - Fashion Trends 1
Epic & Contemporary Trends


Explore significant periods in history that affected jewellery, gem & metal popularity. Take inspiration from the past to discover your favorite choices and identify how to combine your selections to produce your own unique style. 30 Hours.





This Diploma comes with an optional 'Enhanced' variation that includes 2 projects and has an additional fee of $1,840.

Banner Dip FJDWant to work in the jewellery industry? In Singapore and abroad, trained jewellery designers need to understand their customers, and produce contemporary, fashionable designs, but also need to be able to confidently communicate with their clients and convey the excitement and value of the jewellery they produce.

The JDMIS Fine jewellery design programme gives you the skills and knowledge to excel as a fine jewellery designer!

Become a Fine Jewellery Designer

In 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

The Fine Jewellery Design Diploma consists of the following modules:

JD100 - Jewellery Design 1
Creative Drawing & Essentials


Develop expert jewellery design sketching & draughting skills. Learn creative variation with tracing techniques, importance of major forms in jewellery, drawing of gems, common jewellery components & findings. Includes all tools & materials. 30 hours.

 

JD200 - Jewellery Design 2
Technical Drawing & Sketching


Focus on accurate technical drawing in different views for manufacturers as well as fast counter sketching in front of customers. Estimate jewellery costs and develop practical jewellery design skills. Includes tools & materials. 30 hours [Requires JD100]

 

DD100 - Digital Design 1
Fundamentals of Digital Design


Adopt industry-standard digital modelling tool Gemvision Matrix to create a wide range of fine jewellery with highly accurate gemstone settings, measurements and weights. Produce photo-realistic renderings as images for customers or portfolios. 30 Hours.

 

DD200 - Digital Design 2
Intermediate Modelling & Setting


Extend 3D modelling skills to include a wide range of customised shapes and forms for rings, pendants, earrings and more. Expand your repertoire of popular gemstone setting styles. Render videos for customers. 30 Hours [Requires JD200]

 

GT100 - Trade Practices 1
Gem & Jewellery Trade Secrets


Discover the secrets of the jewellery trade: Learn gem origins & trade practices; handle an array of popular & lesser known gems available in today's markets. Understand valuation & comprehend the breath of this topic. Includes Tools & Materials 30 Hours

 

FT100 - Fashion Trends 1
Epic & Contemporary Trends


Explore significant periods in history that affected jewellery, gem & metal popularity. Take inspiration from the past to discover your favorite choices and identify how to combine your selections to produce your own unique style. 30 Hours.



This Diploma comes with an optional 'Enhanced' variation that includes 2 projects and has an additional fee of $1,840.