JD Jewelry Design Certificate

Get ready to turn your inspirations into designs with the Jewelry Design course. You’ll learn drafting, shading, design theory, how to illustrate shape and form using several mediums, and more. And you’ll leave with a portfolio of dazzling pieces that will impress employers.

What You'll Learn

  • Develop sources of inspiration
  • Understand jewelry design theory and artistry
  • Illustrate shape, form, and texture of metal
  • Render faceted gems, pearls, colored metals, etc.
  • Learn traditional drafting techniques

Possible Career Paths

  • Buyer
  • Designer
  • Jeweler
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Topics Covered

Here are some of the topics covered in the Jewelry Design certificate program.


    Learn how to illustrate shape and the texture of metal.


    Develop skills for fabrication, custom order, and repair.

How You’ll Earn the Jewelry Design Certificate

Available in Carlsbad, New York, and GIA campuses worldwide.


Study on campus Accelerated, full-time learning

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

Offered at the Following Campuses

Distance Education eLearning courses and hands-on lab classes

The Jewelry Design certificate is only offered on campus.

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