Jewellery Design and Fabrication (Part Time)
The Jewellery Design and Fabrication course gives students the creative and technical knowledge and skills they need to become professionals in the jewellery design industry. It allows students to explore a variety of aspects in traditional and contemporary jewellery design. The emphasis is placed on creativity, innovation, experimentation and materials application through technical skills. Students also learn skills in design management, portfolio-building and marketing.
Level 1 Framework
Introduction to Jewellery Design & Fabrication for Practitioners
|1. Introduction to Jewellery Design and Fabrication||6 hours|
|2. Conceptualization and Understanding of Fabrication||6 hours|
|3. Design Concept and Basic Technique||6 hours|
|4. Fabrication: Fabrication||6 hours|
|5. Fabrication:||6 hours|
|6. Development of Fabrication||Continuing in advance techniques and other techniques based on desings||6 hours|
|7. Development of Polishing Understand the intricacy of workmanship||6 hours|
|8. Presentation||Student need to present their idea and finish product
Level 2 Framework
Practical Jewellery Design & Fabrication for Practitioners
Week 1Nature Observation – Flora & Fauna – Design
|Design a set of items (3 units) with the essence of the nature.
Week 2Nature Observation – Flora & Fauna – finalization of design
|Conceptualize, finalize and complete the design and preparation on material for fabrication.
Week 3Nature Observation – Flora & Fauna – Fabrication on Design (1)
|Fabrication on the final designdesign
Week 4Nature Observation – Flora & Fauna – Fabrication on Design (2)
|Continuing in advance technique||6 hours|
Week 5Nature Observation – Flora & Fauna – completion of product and Class Presentation
|Complete production and class presentation.
Week 6Customization – Analysis of Individual Consumer (1)
|Design a set of jewellery (3 units) for “consumers”. Base the design of the product on their needs, lifestyle and personality.
Week 7Customization – Analysis of Individual Consumer (2)
|Week 8 Final Presentation||Improvements on illustrations and preparation for presentation
Total Duration: 4 months per level
Course Hours: 48 per level
Lesson Breakdown: 6 hours per lesson
Only those who complete the entirely of the course will be awarded certificates.
The SkillsFuture Credit is meant to support the learning needs of individual Singaporeans by defraying out-of-pocket course fees.
A grant of $500 is applicable for the Jewellery Design & Fabrication course. For more information on the SkillsFuture Credit course fee funding, please click here.
A jewellery designer by training, Michael Koh, Managing Director of Singapore-based fine jewellery company, Caratell Pte Ltd, puts his own twist on conventional jewellery designs to create what he calls “wearable sculptures”. He is skilled at structuring and layering geometric patterns.
Top prize at the ASEAN Jewellery Design Competition 2015
|1986||Clean River Art Exhibition||National Museum|
|1988||IBM Art Competition||National Museum & IBM Singapore|
|1988||Fashion Interpretation Exhibition||Society of Designing Arts|
|1990||Young Designers Award 1990||Singapore Trade Development Board|
|1991||Hong Kong Diamond Design Award||De Beers International & Hong Kong TDB|
|1992||1992 Diamond International Awards – Final judging in London||De Beers International|
|1992||3rd International Design Forum||Design Centre|
|1993||Diamond International Design Competition Award||Diamond Exchange & De Beers International|
|1993||3rd Prize in Sculpture Category||Philippe Charriol Foundation|