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Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design – 1 Year

(1 customer review)

Duration: 2 Semesters

Eligibility: SSC (10th Standard), +2 or graduation of any stream

Availability: Bangalore | Cochin | Goa


JD Institute of Fashion Technology centres in Bangalore, Cochin and Goa offer a one-year Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design that introduces students to the fundamental workings of fine jewellery design. The students are encouraged to explore and experiment new possibilities of making. The diploma course enables students to find their own creative identity and equips them with the skill needed to be pioneers of their practice.

Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design provides students with the aptitude and the skill – technical as well as creative – to conceptualise and create innovative fine jewellery. Following a pedagogy that supports experimentation and exploration, the program covers drawing and rendering; design thinking; metallurgy and gemology; and portfolio development. Through the intensive curriculum, students develop their own creative identity and refine it; they are also supported to define areas of their own interest and specialisation. Training in digital mediums and industry-related exposure, along with participation in JD Annual Design Awards help develop their skill and capability to meet the demands of the industry.

Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design offered by JD Institute of Fashion Technology:

  • Equips the learner to understand the creative process, technical expertise and analytical aptitude required to create fine jewellery.
  • Proves functional knowledge of various materials, fabrication techniques, compositions, and market trends related to the design of fine jewellery.
  • Helps the learner identify traditional and jewellery drafting techniques.
  • Develops the creative identity and helps the student define areas of specialisation.
  • Acquire the technical know-how needed to commence one’s career in the industry of fine jewellery designing.

Post completion of Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design, student will be able to:

  • Understand cultural and historical contexts related to the art of fine jewellery design. This helps them define the scope of their practice and create work that is responsive and responsible.
  • Develop a personal creative identity; identify areas of interest and specialisation.
  • Develop appropriate methodologies for research, design, and the manufacture of fine jewellery through an approach that supports innovation, experimentation and exploration.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of materials, their properties and application within the scope of fine jewellery design.
  • Develop industry linkages and gain industry and career opportunities.
  • Design and exhibit their own fine jewellery collection.

The jewellery industry is witnessing growth and evolution in its practice and significance. With this expansion, it has opened new avenues and methods of working, along with new employment opportunities. Graduates of Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design by the JD Institute are equipped to meet the demands and challenges of the real-world workings of fine jewellery design, and find themselves creating their own brand or working with recognised brands or luxury designers. Other career opportunities include material analyst, gemologist, stylist and costume jewellery designer.

Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design offered by JD Institute of Fashion and Technology provides:

  • A chance to study in a state-of-the-art facility, equipped with ultra-modern technology and industry driven accreditations.
  • Gain international exposure through active participation in various activities of the institute.
  • Internship and placement opportunities with recognised luxury brands.
  • A chance to showcase one’s collections during the JD Design Awards, which is recognised as one of the top fashion awards in India.

Fine Jewellery Design Course Details in Bangalore, the syllabus is for a year divided into four terms. The subjects for the entire program is as below


  • Foundation Drawing
  • History of Jewellery
  • Design Thinking & Process
  • Diamond Grading & Gemology
  • Metallurgy
  • Research Methods &Collection Design
  • Jewellery Illustration & Rendering
  • Professional Practices
  • Jewellery Cost & Budgeting
  • 2D Graphics – Adobe Illustrator
  • “3D Graphics – Rhinoceros (CAD)
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Final Design Project


1 review for Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design – 1 Year

  1. Jahnavi G Moovala

    I was one amongst thousands of engineers who graduated from one of the most prestigious colleges in Bangalore. All round, people seemed elated. Like most people, I also joined the software industry. But this time, something didn’t feel right. Gradually my interest in an everyday 9 to 5 desk job started declining.  My friends and family always told me that I had a creative streak. But I neither had a clue nor means to nurture this passion. This was when I stumbled upon a world of innovation, creativity and passion in the name of JD Institute of Fashion Technology. I did my International Diploma in fine jewellery. My career took a turn for the best. Be it learning about designing, creating new designs that were one of a kind in the whole world and most of all doing what I always wanted to do in the right way, the teachers of JD held hands and supported us all along our journey. My experience here not only built the strong foundation that I needed in the art of jewellery making, but opened new doors and opportunities in meeting and networking with highly experienced Jewellery Designers. The continuous encouragement that helped me push my limits has today manifested itself as the launch of my own brand “NiJa – The Candid Jewellery”.

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