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Jewelry Designing

Jewelry design is the art or profession of designing and creating jewelry. Jewelry designers are trained professionals who use a variety ofmaterials, such as precious metals, gems, stones and crystals, to createaccessories for the ears, neck, hands, fingers, feet and toes.

Career Options

  • • Jewelry Designer • Jewelry Merchandiser • Exhibition Manager • Production Manager • Lecturer • Casting Manager • Assistant Manager in Exploration • Writer & Drafter • Embroidery Maker & Innovator • Manager in Museum & Art Gallery • Sales Representative • Fashion Consultant • Illustrator • Entrepreneur • Planning and Concept Manager • Gem Grinder • Gem Polisher • Gemstone Appraiser • Jewelry Setter • Gem Assorter • Engraver • Scientist • Jewel Business Owner • Sales associate • Jewelry Historian • Grading Consultant • Auction House Cataloger

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum 10+2

Personal Skills

  • -creative flair -accuracy and the ability to undertake -detailed work -good hand-eye co-ordination -a patient and persistent nature -an understanding of metals and other materials

Courses to be pursued

  • Foundation courses in • Jewelry design and production • Silver smithing • 3D design • applied arts; • fashion design; • fine art; • textile design Degree courses • Bachelor in designing • Masters in designing

Top Colleges

Working Conditions

Most designers are self-employed or freelancers, which leads to more flexibility. The aspirants can also work as a freelancer. For employed designers, working hours are usually regular and don't involve shifts.

Top Companies

Successful Persons

Waris Singh Ahluwalia

Waris Singh Ahluwalia is an Indian American designer and actor based in New York City. His company, House of Waris, has collaborated with a number of other designers and artists throughout the years.[1] House of Waris came into being after the owners of Maxfield's in Los Angeles noticed Ahluwalia's elaborate diamond rings and placed an order, which sold out.

Farah Khan Ali

Farah Khan Ali finished her graduation (BA) at Sophia College, Mumbai. She did a course in Gemology at the renowned Gemological Institute of America in Santa Monica, California in 1992 adn after that she aunched her own jewellery brand Farah Khan Fine Jewellery in 2004. She also founded a designer jewellery brand Farah Khan Fine Jewellery for International and domestic clients.

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