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SWIFT JEWELLERY DESIGN PROGRAMME

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Explore. Create. Inspire. Develop jewellery making and design skills from the experts. This is where you learn to take imagination and transform it into a treasure.

As part of GIA’s SWIFT Jewellery Design programme, you will learn the basic principles of design and composition. Understand the role of a jewellery designer and learn setting types and representation techniques. Gain the understanding that goes behind designing collections.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Draw basic shapes - freehand and with stencils
  • Render diamonds, coloured stones and metal forms with colour pencils
  • Learn basic counter sketching of rings, earrings, pendants, necklaces and bangles
  • Get insights into manufacturing and pricing of designs
  • Learn about mood board, theme board, word board and rendered jewellery pieces

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS

  • Hobbyists
  • Jewellery manufacturers
  • Entrepreneurs wishing to build their jewellery businesses
  • Any individual aspiring for a career in the gems and jewellery industry

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ABOUT GIA

Established in 1931, GIA protects the public through gemmological research, education, impartial gem identification and grading services, and instrument development. The world’s foremost authority in gemmology and creator of the 4Cs, GIA sets the standard for determining the quality of diamonds and performs research-based identification of coloured gems and pearls. All of GIA's activities are governed by its mission to serve the public. Learn more.

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