Kathir is a 4th generation jeweller with over 30 years of experience as a goldsmith and jewellery business & factory owner. Kathir's jewellery store and workshop: Pather the Jeweller Pte. Ltd. represents mastery of the metal arts handed down through generations. His skill with metal forming, engraving and stone setting are exceptional, as is his enthusiasm for sharing his craft! Kathir takes time away from his jewellery business to run JDMIS metalsmithing diploma modules and develops new, advanced metalsithing and stone setting courses for graduates that wish to go beyond the traditional metalsmithing curriculum.


Enter the world of jewellery by learning both traditional hand-drawing and digital design with CAD and CAM.
Fine Jewellery Design
Enter the world of jewellery by learning both traditional hand-drawing and digital design with CAD and CAM.
Create without limits: Explore new metal technologies and traditional techniques of metal crafting.
Precious Metal Arts
Create without limits: Explore new metal technologies and traditional techniques of metal crafting.
Get started in fashion jewellery design by assembling unique pieces with different hands-on techniques.
Fashion Jewellery Arts
Get started in fashion jewellery design by assembling unique pieces with different hands-on techniques.
Explore the fabulous world of jewellery gathering the knowledge that the industry requires.
Jewellery Industry Knowledge
Explore the fabulous world of jewellery gathering the knowledge that the industry requires.
Build your jewellery business from the inception, through the launch and all the way to global expansion.
Business & Entrepreneurship
Build your jewellery business from the inception, through the launch and all the way to global expansion.

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  • I had a great experience. The instructor was very patient and knowledgeabe instructor. The atmosphere was wonderful and I had lots of fun.

    - Elena A. (Australia)

  • My favourite course are CAD, Jewellery Design, and Silver Metal Clay because they are fun, creative and exciting.

    - Alexis T. (Malaysia)

  • I intend to contribute articles to jewellery magazines and hope that someday I can be an authority in this field. That?s a dream.

    - Yen Ting C. (Singapore)

  • JDMIS is an excellent school, very informative and very professional.

    - Kristina S. (Singapore)

  • Using the skills learnt, I make silver metal clay pendants and rings to sell to people.

    - Hayley O. (America)

  • I will use the skills acquired to assist my father who is a jeweller.

    - Geraldine C. (Singapore)

  • I am going to make my own pieces and hopefully start a sideline business.

    - Maureen C. (Indonesia)

  • I use the skills learnt to make jewelleries and to train my eyes with gems.

    - Karista K. (Indonesia)

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