Digital Jewellery Design 1

  • Acurate design & manufacturing = cost savings!

    Acurate design & manufacturing = cost savings!

    Jewellery manufacturers can save up to 80% of their setting and finishing costs by using computers; Even freelance designers are finding new & cost effective ways to work!

  • Prepare yourself for the future!

    Prepare yourself for the future!

    The 3D models you create are easily transmitted to 3D printers and now, even freelance designers have access to these tools via Computer Aided Manufacturing service bureaus!

  • Stunning renderings for your portfolio or customers!

    Stunning renderings for your portfolio or customers!

    You don't have to be a graphic artist savant to produce stunning visuals of your jewellery designs! Pick materials and environment and watch in awe as the scene comes to life!

  • Incredible detail!

    Incredible detail!

    Produce elaborate settings, create intricate patterns, explore your creativity with tools that let you rapidly create amazing jewellery designs!

  • Specialised jewellery software!

    Specialised jewellery software!

    Use the right tool for the right job! Like eating noodles with a spoon, 3D graphics tools leave you with repetitive frustrating work. JDMIS teaches the best-in-class jewellery tool: Matrix.

Gemvision Matrix 8

3D rendering of Jewellery Design made in Gemvision at JDMIS Singapore

Computer aided design and manufacturing (CAD and CAM) processes are revolutionising jewellery today. Freelance designers can produce one-of-a-kind jewellery at a fraction of the cost and jewellery manufacturers can increase production time and quality well beyond what was possible using traditional hand crafting.

Jump-start your experience with CAD using industry-leading CAD software by Gemvision: Matrix 8 Together with software skills, learn useful sizes, shapes and measurements and gain substantial experience designing jewellery to specifications and rendering stunning, photorealistic images of your designs.

You will Learn...


Rendering with V-Ray

Rendering with V-Ray

Produce photo-realistic rendering using industry leading rendering software, learn tips for producing stunning, true-to-life renders by incorporating HDR environments. Create rendered videos for clients and interactive tools for demonstrating design concepts.


Setting Styles and Repeating Shapes

Setting Styles and Repeating Shapes

Combine modelling techniques for greater flexibility while learning new ways to place gems and set them in jewellery.

Curves, Surfaces and Solids

Curves, Surfaces and Solids

To unleash the creative potential of any design tool, you need to break free of libraries and ?built-in? shapes. Learn how to create and manipulate curves, create surfaces & solids. Trace curves over scanned paper sketches. Understand solid modelling concepts and use them to create unique shapes and designs.

Building Simple Jewellery Designs

Building Simple Jewellery Designs

Using a series of simple projects, learn about ring design and practise placing a setting gemstones using bezels and heads. Understand basic manipulations and how these concepts can be applied to pendants, earrings and other types of jewellery.

Introduction to Gemvision Matrix 8

Introduction to Gemvision Matrix 8

Software tools and interfaces are introduced together with key concepts and best practises that will lead to a smooth design process.

*Participants need not have previous 2D or 3D computer design experience.

With over 200 students coming through this program, feedback is consistently great! The structure and pace will keep computer nerds happy, but will also allow traditional artists to become efficient CAD artists in just a few days!

The creative possibilities are really unlimited, even by your imagination! This means apart from designing what you have in mind, you can combine tools to create shapes and designs that you never even thought of!

Practise your skills From Home!

3D rendering of Jewellery Design made in Gemvision at JDMIS Singapore

Uniquely, JDMIS has all of its CAD Lab configured for remote access - students are given login-credentials to allow them to remotely operate JDMIS' sophisticated equipment and specialised software throughout the duration of their training and project work.

For those that want to install their own software for use off-line, JDMIS works with GemVision to obtain affordable student-licences of this professional software. Industry users ready to adopt these new tools can also avail of volume discounts afforded JDMIS students from regional software and equipment resellers.

calendarBook Your Seat Now!

Join us for one of these fascinating sessions by simply giving us a call on 6221 5253 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to go over your options!

You are browsing the old 2012-2018 JDMIS 'Experience' Curriculum!

In 2018, JDMIS underwent a comprehensive course evaluation process involving its education and industry partners. The results of this review was the new JDMIS 'Decennial' Curriculum that is most up-to-date and industry-relevant with established academic pathways to UK universities

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Comprehensive Jewellery Certification

JDMIS specialises in comprehensive industry-level training! We train jewellery professionals from around the region in a wide range of jewellery topics. We also help jewellery artists excel by incorporating into their work, the techniques and best practises used by the professionals! Check out our formal Diploma programmes and their modules, which are also offered as stand-along skills certifications: 

Learn From The Best

The Jewellery Design and Management International School (JDMIS) is the only specialized school providing professional jewellery design, gemmology, fabrication and business training to the jewellery industry, artisan entrepreneurs and jewelelry enthsiasts.

We have uniquely structured courses ranging from intensive full-time diploma courses to compact 40 hour professional part-time certifications that focus on specific skills. Whether you are attracted by the idea of being a jewellery designer, need to upgrade your skills as a jewellery professional, or simply flex your creativity and express your own personal style, JDMIS can help you achieve and exceed your jewellery dreams!

Tanja Sadow, Dean and founder of the JDMIS is Singapore's most notable jewellery personality - having educated the trade and public for over 30 years with a unique international perspective that includes experience in all facets of the jewellery trade from Europe, the United States, South America and Asia.