Techniques learned in Fashion Jewellery Design at JDMIS Singapore

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.

Course outline

Professional Stringing Techniques

Professional Stringing Techniques

Stringing on soft wires provides durability and speed to designers working with crystalline materials. Learn about different qualities of soft wire, when to use each, and how to design and create your first pieces of jewellery with a professional looking, lasting finish.
Stringing Pearls and Gems Incorporating Knots

Stringing Pearls and Gems Incorporating Knots

This technique is reserved for higher quality pearls and gemstones. Learn established professional stringing techniques, when to use alternative stringing threads and the very unique finishing methods which apply to this excellent system. No burning or glue is involved, just a long lasting stronger finish for enjoyment of lasting jewellery.
Wirework Foundations

Wirework Foundations

This emphasizes accuracy, skill and speed which is an important tool in every fashion designer's arsenal. Learn to create a variety of designs and understand about wire hardness and tensile strength to choose the quality wires which will last longer and limit customers returning for repairs. Build the technique and confidence to ensure future works are made to high standards and learn unique styles and patterns suitable only for wirework designs.
Chain Maille Jewellery

Chain Maille Jewellery

The history of chain-maille and its numerous modern weaves and patterns are fun and add a creative dimension to the program culminating with a multi-layered fashionable chain-maille bracelet and a Bysantine bracelet. Incorporating maille components into stringing and wirework creations can add uniqueness and flair to more traditional design styles.
Creative Combination of Techniques

Creative Combination of Techniques

After mastering the techniques, it’s time to apply the skills you have learned creatively to produce unique jewellery pieces that defines your own style. Plan your design strategy beforehand and check with your instructor if the creation can be completed within the time period, then challenge yourself to produce a top-quality jewellery project within the time allotted. This final project gives the school an opportunity to evaluate your work based on your ability to utilise the materials available and the combination of the techniques. More importantly, it gives you the confidence to produce infinite combinations of ready-to sell jewellery you will be proud to own, gift and even set you sail on your entrepreneurial voyage!!

Course Instructors

  • Sujata fashion jewellery instructor

    Sujata Rai Chowdhury

    Sujata is an experienced teacher and fashion jewellery artist specializing in thread and wire jewellery fabrication techniques. Moving to Singapore, she used the opportunity to enrolled into JDMIS and after graduation, she soon became a recognized jewellery artist with her own brand name, Mila Read More
  • Chloe Teo - Expert metal jewellery trainer

    Chloe Teo

    Formely working in banking and civil service, Chloe later found her passion in Fashion Jewellery and has been practicing for close to 20 years! A Diploma Graduate of JDMIS in 2007, she is now a passionate instructor and also proud owner of her own Fashion Jewellery brand, Huewerkz. Read More
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Student reviews

  • Diamond - Pyramid Shape

    Good learning environment and the instructors are skill full and friendly , attends every individual's doubts and questions with great patience

    - Swapna K. (Singapore)


  • Diamond - Pyramid Shape

    Very well organised. Thanks Chloe for always willing to share your experience and additional knowledge with us. Basically, all techniques are my favourite. We can mix different techniques into a single unique piece.

    - Karen K. (Singapore)

  • Diamond - Pyramid Shape

    Course is detailed, instructor is good and generous in sharing skills and experience. Admin staff is great.

    - Alexis K. (Singapore)

  • Diamond - Pyramid Shape

    The teaching method at JDMIS truly enables students to acquire practical skills and the confidence to make professional quality jewellery. I encourage anyone with a passion for jewellery making and wishes to acquire the skills to come here to learn.

    - Geraldine W.


  • Diamond - Pyramid Shape

    Enjoyed the course thoroughly. A big thank you to Sujata for making the learning so enjoyable and also sharing generousy about her own experience as a professional jeweller.

    - Agnes K. (Singapore)


  • Diamond - Pyramid Shape

    Must sign up!! Very fun and informative... I never thought I would be interested in chain maille but after this course I fell in love with it! Will be exploring more chain maille techniques to play around with :)

    - Harumi K. (Singapore)


  • Diamond - Pyramid Shape

    Get to learn the right techniques and make your very own creation. You have the best instructor to get going with your creative juices.

    - Michelle E. (Singapore)


  • Diamond - Pyramid Shape

    I practice my learning regularly, and feel proud and happy to gift my creations to my mother, and other family members

    - Sujata C. (India)


  • Tools and materials

    Tools and materials

    We have sourced equipment and materials from around the world and included it in your course. Most importantly, there are no hidden costs! All JDMIS certification courses are fully inclusive of tools and equipment, without spending a penny more. Price is inclusive of hundreds of natural materials, genuine crystals and top-quality findings, as well as a full-set of tools and design board.

  • Learning path

    Learning path


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

    Prerequisites: None

    Next Step (Fashion Jewellery Arts Specialisation):
    FJ200 - Fashion Jewellery 2: Intricate and Versatile Fashion Jewellery Styles to Impress.

    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.

  • Duration


    30 hours

    1 week (Full-time),
    5 weeks (Part-time)

    JDMIS runs weekday & weekend schedules 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 2,020

    Course fee is inclusive of GST as well as all tools and materials provided during the course.

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