Fine Jewellery Design 1

  •  Start with a Jewellery Design Idea!

    Start with a Jewellery Design Idea!

    Using creative and efficient techniques, take simple ideas and develop them into fully-fledged jewelelry forms.

  • Learn from the Master

    Learn from the Master

    Join Tanja Sadow, dean of the JDMIS, exceptional educator and 30 year veteran of the jewellery industry as she shares her passion, experience and anecdotes about design and jewellery!

  • Create Stunning Colour Jewellery Design Renderings

    Create Stunning Colour Jewellery Design Renderings

    Using a combination of wax-based coloured pencils and pibment ink, create spectacular colour renderings of your jewellery designs in a fraction of the time taken with traditional paint!!

  • Bring Jewellery Off the Page with Shading

    Bring Jewellery Off the Page with Shading

    Learn Fast, Effective and Realistic techniques to help you make your jewllery designs POP! Use pencil shading for depth or shade in colour too!

  • Draught Accurate, Fucntional Jewellery Designs

    Draught Accurate, Fucntional Jewellery Designs

    Learn how to produce accurate 1:1 scale draiwings of your designs from multiple angles in order to communicate your design to manufacturers.


A strong foundation in jewellery design is the basis for many jewellery career paths.

A good sketch can close a sale; effective renderings reveal the designer's spirit and build excitement for the design; accurate technical drafts communicate fabrication requirements to any jeweller. Together with a focus on practical, beautiful and comfortable design, these skills ensure competence and understanding in this most creative and limitless field.

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 portfolio of designs and leave with a clear understanding of how to design beautiful jewellery that is durable, saleable & suitable for manufacture.


You will Learn...

 

JD100: Drawing Techniques

JD100: Drawing Techniques

The tools and techniques for drawing, sketching and tracing are introduced and practiced. These include enlargement, reduction and application of creative variation to jewellery lines, use of basic forms and combinations of these techniques to rapidly produce creative, unique pieces of jewellery!

JD100: Rings with Gemstones, Pendants and other designs

JD100: Rings with Gemstones, Pendants and other designs

Differences between the varieties of pearls readily available in the market today are identified. Origins of some of the most beautiful specimens as well as common imitations and tests are covered. South sea, Japanese and Chinese pearls are closely inspected.

JD100: Settings and Findings

JD100: Settings and Findings

Settings and findings keep the gem on the metal and the jewellery attached to the wearer. Learn about the hundreds of types of findings designers use, and many exciting ways to set gemstones into your jewellery designs.

JD100: Drawing Gemstones

JD100: Drawing Gemstones

Master drawing all the common gem cuts in all three views. Understand when to use faceted, cabochon and fancy shape gems and how to use common length-to-width ratios for most typical cuts create perfect gemstone designs.


This course has no pre-requisite and does not need prior experience.
for this class


JD100xp: Jewellery Design I

Creative and Technical Drawing

JD200xp: Digital Jewelry Design I

Modelling and Rendering
OR
JD150xp: Jewellery Design II
Creative and Technical Drawing
This course has no pre-requisite and does not need prior experience.
for this class


JD100xp: Jewellery Design I

Creative and Technical Drawing



JD200xp: Digital Jewelry Design I

Modelling and Rendering
OR
JD150xp: Jewellery Design II
Creative and Technical Drawing

 
 
 
 

 


 


Instructor:Tanja Sadow

Instructor:Tanja Sadow

Dean/Principal Tanja Sadow graduated from the Gemmological Institute of America (GIA) in 1983 as a Jewellery Designer, Jeweller and Gemmologist.
Course Fee

Course Fee

S$2,200
Course Duration

Course Duration

40 hours (7 weeks, 1 day/week or 14 weeks, 1 half-day/week)


course schedues

Book Your Seat Now!

Join us for one of these fascinating sessions by simply give us a call on 6221 5253 and we can go over your options!

Available Schedules


This is a flagship course at JDMIS...
but there's much much more!

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.


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