Course outline

  • 1. Advanced weaving techniques

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

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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: FJ300.

  • 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 2,288

    inclusive of GST
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