Looking to turn your passion for fashion and jewellery into a profitable and enjoyable skill or even business in matter of months? 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.
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.
Professional Stringing Techniques
Stringing Pearls and Gems Incorporating Knots
Chain Maille Jewellery
Creative Combination of Techniques
Duration & Training Modes
Duration: 3-5 weeks
Mode: Blended or e-Learning
All important theory and practical demonstrationst will now be delivered through asynchronous (self-paced) online learning. This means that students go through most of the learning at their own pace and convenience via a comprehensive series of online videos and attend live interaction sessions (physical or online) afterwards to receive maximum support and guidance under expert instructors to reinforce the learning of key skills and concepts. For more information on different training modes, click here .
JDMIS also has flexible make-up schedules and graduates can return for free for refresher courses (subjected to availability).
Sujata Rai ChowdhurySujata 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
Rob SchillingRob Schilling is an expert global trainer, professional coach, jewellery designer, and a JDMIS graduate. Rob has passionate interest and decades of experience working in both jewellery industry and corporate training for C-suite professionals. Read More
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Course is detailed, instructor is good and generous in sharing skills and experience. Admin staff is great.
- Alexis K. (Singapore)
Very well organised. Basically, all techniques are my favourite. We can mix different techniques into a single unique piece.
- Karen K. (Singapore)
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)
Good learning environment and the instructors are skill full and friendly , attend to every individual's doubts and questions with great patience
- Swapna K. (Singapore)
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.
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)
Very good learning environment, very good instructor with detailed guidance and strict demands to achieve professional finishing of jewellery pieces. All materials provided and shared with us with guidance on where to buy materials and how to choose materials.
- Catherine C. (Singapore)
I love my trainer and she did explained well and make me understand and help me a lots.
- Tiny K. (Singapore)
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):
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.
Tools and materials
Blended-learning students will receive everything they need to complete all their coursework. The course fee includes all the tools, drawing materials and reference materials required for students to complete their coursework efficiently.
e-Learning students may choose to opt out of purchasing the toolkit by letting our registrar know at the time of your registration.
Frequently asked questions
What is the difference between Blended Learning and e-Learning Modes of Study +
The Blended Learning is a new option where less physical attendance is required to complete the course. The majority of your learning will take place through structured asynchronous (self-study) learning on our online platform. Once you have completed the required online lessons, you will attend scheduled classroom sessions at JDMIS’ campus (in Singapore) where core techniques and knowledge are reinforced under the guidance of our expert instructors.
Similar to the Blended Learning, participants of the e-Learning Course will go through self-directed and self-paced learning through our structured online course. After completing the required self-study, participants will attend scheduled live online sessions with an expert instructor and a small group of other online learners.
In general, the total duration of e-Learning courses is slightly shorter than their blended-learning counterparts due to the absence of physical class attendance. This makes the e-learning courses more affordable, and also a suitable choice for individuals who do not have the option of joining us at the JDMIS Singapore campus.
For more detailed explanation on the Blended Learning and e-Learning, please visit our Training Mode explainer page.
How will the schedules work? +
Most of your jewellery training will be delivered through HD-quality recordings that you can view at your own pace and convenience. Live session with the instructor (physical for Blended, and online for eLearning) will be scheduled in between or near the end of the course to reinforce your mastery of key concepts.
What if I have questions during self-study? +
The learners from each course will receive access to an exclusive Facebook Group where you can get feedback from instructors and engage in discussions with your fellow students. You can also raise your questions during the live lessons with the instructors.
How much time do I need to study a week? +As most of the course is self-paced, you conduct your study at your own pace that suits your learning style. but the general recommended duration is 1-2 days a week.
Are the tools & materials included? If not, how much do I need to pay? +
The cost of tools and materials is already included in the course fee. All students will receive the same tool kit that they will need to complete their course efficiently.If you are doing the online only/e-Learning option, you may choose to opt out of purchasing the toolkit by letting our registrar know at the time of your registration. For more details on what is in the tool kit, please click here.
How will my assignment be graded and what do I need to pass? +
You are responsible for completing the online lessons before attending the live sessions with JDMIS instructors. Each course has several milestone assignments which you need to complete and submit by specified deadlines in order for your instructors to review and provide feedback.
In order for your instructors to review your assignments and provide feedback, you need to take photos/scans of your completed work (design or jewellery piece) and submit them onto the JDMIS online assessment portal.
You need to obtain an average mark of 60% or higher to pass the course and receive your Certificate of Completion.