B.Voc Jewellery Design (3 Year)

Course Intent

The 3 years. Jewelry Design Course is structured to provide technical expertise in Jewelry Design, Gemology, Jewelry Manufacturing along with relevant design sensibilities to be able to step into the professional jewelry industry. The course enables awareness of the Socio-Cultural and contextual influences on jewelry, essential in understanding and sustenance of our Indian aesthetic signature. Business studies along with Jewelry Design skills empower the learner to work as a Jewelry Business professional in the industry.

Be a Design Thinker

Course Content

The programme promotes creative design and thinking about jewellery design and its related aspects. With a strong focus on innovative approaches, students embark on an exploration of materials and are challenged to question traditional notions of adornment. The objects they make within ARCH’s specialised workshops reflect jewellery’s rich heritage, with a special focus on embracing contemporary ideas, materials and technologies. Whether it is by hand, machine or digital technologies, students are encouraged to find their own creative language of expression interpreted through an ever-expanding viewpoint of the possibilities of what jewellery can be.

Students in this programme are supported via individual tuition and group discussion with a team of talented faculty, technical demonstrators and visiting professionals, each with their own creative practice and expertise in the field. Live briefs throughout the programme and a specialised on the job training element of the programme prepares students to launch a career in the creative industry as jewellers and designers.


Curriculum

Year 1 Introduction to Jewellery Design

Language – I, ICT Fundamental, Fundamentals of Art & Design, Material Exploration & Techniques, Visualisation & Representation, Overview of G&J Industry, Language – II, History of Art & Design, Photography, Jewellery Drawing & Rendering, Jewellery Manufacturing Process (Hand Crafting), Gemmology, Design Project - 1 (Design Collection using innovative material).

Year 2 Building on Foundational Skills

Cultural & Contextual Studies, Research Methodology, Documentation Technique, Jewellery Production Processes (Fine Jewellery, technology based, Industrial process), Jewellery Project - 2 (3 D CAD Based), Jewellery Project - 3 (Precious Casted Jewellery Collection), Jewellery Business Management(Retail, Wholesale, ECommerce & Exports), Jewellery Costing & Pricing, Professional Communication & Presentation, Industry Training, Jewellery Design Project - 4 (Kundan Meena Jewellery Collection), Integrated New Product Development (Specialised Processes – Industrial / Hand crafted Process).

Year 3 Collaborative Project Work Year

Marketing & Merchandising, Trends & Forecasting, Value Chain Management in G&J Industry, Jewellery Project - 5 (3 D CAD Based, Prototyping, Design Development as per industrial Practice), Jewellery Project - 6 (Market Based Design Collection, VM & Packaging), Professional Practices, Entrepreneurship, Portfolio Development, Final Jewellery Project.

No. of Seats 30
Eligibility 12th (any stream)
Award

BACHELOR OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES (B.VOC) IN JEWELLERY DESIGN from RISU

ARCH DIPLOMA IN JEWELLERY DESIGN

Affiliations

  • Rajasthan ILD Skills University

Career Opportunities

Upon graduating from the degree, potential careers may include:

Senior jewellery designer, design manager, jewellery business owner, jewellery blogger, jewellery buyer, jewellery evaluator, jewellery manufacturer, jewellery merchandiser, jewellery production manager, jewellery appraiser

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Learning Outcome

  • Articulate understanding of the Indian jewellery and contemporary jewellery industries
  • Develop a range of jewellery using various materials and manufacturing techniques.
  • Demonstrate and apply understanding of jewellery and various processes related to manufacturing and production.
  • Understand and apply marketing and promotion skills relevant to the jewellery sector.
  • Ability to plan and set up a jewellery design studio

Placements