Diploma in Jewellery Design

Duration: 1 year
Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent

Objectives: The aim of the program is to introduce students to the design principles and basic techniques to the jewellery design and its manufacturing. It encourages students to face design challenges and develop a critical approach by experimenting with both traditional and contemporary methodologies. The program covers design theory with the practical workshops and a set project that enables students to work from the design concept to the finished product.

Curriculum:

• Introduction to jewellery and its components
• Drawing and illustration of faceted and non-faceted gemstones
• Settings in jewellery
• Textures on metal
• Designing various forms of jewellery
• Gold calculation
• Budgeting of the jewellery design
• Pricing of diamonds and colored stones
• Annual design Project
• Examination, submission of project, viva-voice