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Jewellery designing

Jewellery designing

“To harness the creative energy of youth and foster a commitment to professionalism, quality and excellence to meet the rising demand for skilled manpower as India develops into the undisputed world leader of the gems and jewellery industry.”

“Imparting a high level of education and training to students, thereby enhancing the product quality of Indian Jewellery and expanding its scope in the domestic as well as international markets.”

The primary objective of IIGJ Mumbai is to prepare trained professionals to cater to the various needs of the Gems & Jewellery Trade and Industry. The endeavor of the Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery, Mumbai (IIGJ) Mumbai has been to provide quality training with appropriate Certification/Diploma and Degree Programmes to aspiring young students in Jewellery Designing & Manufacturing.


Jewellery Design is a field wherein professionals design as well as create jewellery. The entire process of making jewellery is quite complex and requires technical expertise. Before any jewellery piece is created, a design for it is conceptualised through a detailed drawing which is made by a jewellery designer.

A Jewellery designer is a person who is trained in such a way that he/ she has architectural as well as functional knowledge of different material, composition, fabrication techniques, wearability as well as market trends.
In order to become a jewellery designer, aspirants can pursue a course at the undergraduate (UG) or post graduate (PG) level. Popular UG courses that candidates can pursue at the UG level include BDes in Jewellery Design, BSc in Jewellery Design, BA in Jewellery Design and BVoc in Jewellery Design. On the other hand, PG courses that candidates can pursue in this design specialisation are MDes in Jewellery Design, MSc in Jewellery Design and MBA in Jewellery Design. Apart from degree courses, candidates can also pursue diploma or certificate courses in jewellery design.