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Diploma in Fine Jewellery Design – 3 years

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: 10th/SSLC/SSC from the recognised boards

Availability: Bangalore | Cochin | Hyderabad | Vijayawada

Diploma issuing authority: Sunrise University


JD Institute of Fashion Technology centres in Bengaluru, Cochin, Hyderabad and Vijayawada 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.


  • Fundamentals of Art
  • Foundation Art Studies
  • Art Appreciation
  • Material Studies
  • Image Making
  • History of Jewellery
  • Metallurgy
  • Jewellery Findings
  • India & International Market
  • Computer Aided Design 1 – Photoshop
  • Workshop 1
  • Design Thinking & Process
  • Gemology
  • Gemology
  • Jewellery Cost & Budgeting
  • Computer Aided Design 2 – Illustrator
  • Workshop 2
  • Jewellery Illustration & Rendering Techniques
  • Diamond Identification & Grading
  • Diamond Identification & Grading (Practical)
  • Manufacturing Techniques
  • 3D Graphics – Rhino
  • Workshop 3
  • Orthographic Drawing
  • Budget Based Design & Illustration
  • Industry project/ case study
  • Marketing Management & Consumer Behaviour
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Workshop 4
  • Entrepreneurship & Professional Practices
  • Graduation Project
  • Portfolio



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