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Jewellery Design Certificate

Get ready to turn your inspirations into designs with the Jewellery Design course. You’ll learn drafting, shading, design theory, how to illustrate shape and form using several media, and more. At the completion of this course, you will have a hand-developed portfolio of your work and a digital copy to show prospective employers and clients.

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What You'll Learn

  • Develop sources of inspiration
  • Understand jewellery design theory and artistry
  • Illustrate the shape, form and texture of metal
  • Render faceted gems, pearls, coloured metals, etc.
  • Learn traditional drafting techniques
  • Develop motifs to create sketches of jewellery objects
  • Create a portfolio of class projects and custom designs that is ready for presentation to potential clients and employers

Possible Career Paths

  • Custom Designer
  • Hand Renderer
  • Jewellery Business Owner
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Sales Associate
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Topics Covered

Here are some of the topics covered in the Jewellery Design certificate programme.

DESIGN

Learn theory and techniques to inspire your jewelry designs. 

CREATIVE PROCESS

Explore your creative side through real-world design scenarios. 

TECHNICAL DRAWING

Lay out designs accurately and to scale. 

RENDERING METAL AND GEMSTONES

Use watercolor and shading to bring your illustrations to life. 

Get Started

Available in Carlsbad, New York and GIA campuses worldwide.

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Study At The GIA School On campus, full-time learning

Immerse yourself in the world of gems and jewellery and earn your Jewellery Design certificate by studying at a GIA campus. This transformative programme opens up a world of opportunity.

Offered at the Following Campuses