Banner A.Dip PMAWant to create without limits? Jewellery artists rely on their taste, style and eye for detail – but often do not have the tools or understanding needed to execute their best ideas! Working with raw materials, from precious metals to gems, glass, objects trouvees, and even other jewellery components, a skilled precious metal artist can produce whatever they have in mind.

JDMIS Precious Metal Arts programme gives you the skills, ideas and experience to create without limits.

Become a Precious Metal Artist

Jewellery fabrication using precious metals requires commitment, dedication and experience that was traditionally only achieved through long periods of apprenticeship. This comprehensive diploma incorporates new technologies and traditional techniques to accelerate skills development and build a deep understanding and appreciation for work with precious metals.

By becoming a Certified Precious Metal Artist, you develop the skills and confidence to produce unique and remarkable jewellery creations.

With a broad array of creative and challenging metalwork projects, structured time to practice and refine critical skills, and exposure to design and industry knowledge, JDMIS metal artists stand apart from their peers in the jewellery industry.

Certified Precious Metal Artists:

  • fabricate jewellery with a variety of precious materials
  • produce unique designs using advanced techniques
  • combine skills from multiple disciplines to create unique masterpieces or reproducible lines of jewellery
  • create according to their own styles, or work efficiently with clients to develop bespoke creations.

The Precious Metal Arts Advanced Diploma consists of the following modules:

The Precious Metal Arts Advanced Diploma
NM300 - New Metals 3
Advanced techniques Moulds-Gold

Discover efficient methods for mass production using your own unique moulds. Apply gold foil on silver for cost effective designs. Work with 22K gold and master extra-fine gem setting techniques. Includes tools/materials. 30 Hours [Requires NM200]


Ring Making Workshop
Powder Metallurgy Masterclass NM400 - New Metals 4
Powder Metallurgy Masterclass

Integrate brass with silver through inlay technique. Produce large, reinforced pieces like bracelets. Combine silver & copper to form 'Mokume Gane' and complete 3 master projects to exhibition standards. Includes Tools/Materials. 30 Hrs [Requires NM300]


professional Solitaire Silver Ring
professional Solitaire Ring with 4 prong setting MS300 - Metalsmithing 3
Adv. Techniques & Interm. Setting

Produce a professional Solitaire Ring with 4 prong setting, learn to size, repair & re-tip prongs. Develop bezel settings for faceted gems & create a tapered ring band with thread setting techniques. Includes Tools & Materials. 30 Hours [Requires MS200]


Ring Making Workshop
Jewellery Making MS400 - Metalsmithing 4
Casting Metals & Advanced Setting

Discover casting & wax production. Prepare & invest wax trees, perform calculations for the metals & cast jewellery to use for channel & pavé settings. Finish your cast pieces to professional standards. Includes all Materials. 30 Hours. [Requires MS300]


Jewellery Workshop Singapore
Jewellery Workshop Singapore GT200 - Trade Practices 2
Gem Identification Methods

Examine gems using professional gemmological equipment provided in class. Understand the process of identification & know limitations of each tool. Discover & separate imitations, synthetics & assembled materials from natural gems. 30 Hrs[Requires GT100]


Jewellery Making Workshop Singapore
Gold Gems Rings FT200 - Fashion Trends 2
Aesthetics & Future Trends

Identify a unique aesthetic that defines your collections, designs & creations with professional guidance through eight universal patterns of beauty. Explore and predict future colour and theme trends in fashion and jewellery. 30 Hrs. [Requires FT100]

This Diploma comes with an optional 'Enhanced' variation that includes 2 projects and has an additional fee of $1,840.

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