Jewelry is an adornment made of precious metals and gems. Jewelry design is the art or profession of creating, crafting, fabricating, or rendering designs for jewelry. The art of Jewelry making is as old as the origin of humanity and in good ancient days ornaments were made from shells, bones, animal teeth and other natural materials with handmade carvings and designs.
In modern days passion to Jewelry has increased and its importance brought opportunities for Jewelry makers like goldsmith, silver smith. The modern Jewelry is made of various materials gold, silver, bronze and platinum with variety of gemstones embedded into them. Traditional hand-drawing and drafting methods are still utilized in designing Jewelry along with the use of computer-aided designs.
Before an article of jewelry is created, design concepts are rendered followed by detailed technical drawings generated by a jewelry designer, a professional who is trained in the architectural and functional knowledge of fabrication techniques, composition, wearability and market trends.
Various Jewellery designing courses offered in India are in
1. Jewelry Design
2. Jewelry Manufacturing
3. Study on Gemstones and Diamonds (Gemology)
4. Diamond Grading
5. Jewelry Retailing and Marketing
6. Quality Control
7. Jewelry Design and Management
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