In todays competitive jewellery industry the only way to excel is through unique and saleable designs. A strong foundation in jewellery design is the basis for many jewellery career paths.
Not sure if you can draw jewellery? With this intensive program you can learn, from first principles, the fundamentals of jewellery design. No prior design or art experience is required. By the end of this course you will complete a mini portfolio of creative designs and leave with a clear understanding of how to transfer your ideas to paper in preparation for the next important step, the manufacturing of the piece.
What you will learn
Basic Creative Drawing
Working With Major Forms
Designing with Gemstones
Settings, Findings & Component parts
Design Principles and Course Review
- Tanja is an award winning jewellery designer & gemmologist with more than 4 decades of experience educating the jewellery industry across 4 continents. Dean and founder of JDMIS, Tanja works with aspiring artisans as well as top jewellery brand team members to help them achieve brilliance in their careers. Read More
Tools and materials
Students will receive everything they need to complete all their coursework. This course includes all the tools, drawing and reference materials needed in order to draw fantastic jewellery.
This course offers a design experience. At the end of the workshop, participants will have designed their own jewellery.
Next Step (Classical Jewellery Design Specialisation): JD200 - Classical Jewellery Design 2: Technical drawing and Counter sketching.
Next Step (Complementary Design Specialisation): DD100 - Digital Jewellery Design 1: Fundamentals of Digital Jewellery Design (CAD).
Participants attending and completing this programme as a stand-alone certification can choose to enroll for the Fine Jewellery Design 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.