Industry Overview

The Gems and Jewellery industry in India is the backbone of the economy by being one of the major contributors towards the export led growth of India. The industry has gained global popularity because of its talented craftsmen, its superior practices in cutting and polishing fine diamonds and precious stones and its cost-efficiencies.

Jewellery designing, manufacturing and trading has been an integral part of our society since time immemorial, and with it has evolved interest in creativity, precision, knowledge of precious and semi-precious stones that was initially confined only to royals and the upper echelons of society. The Jewellery Design course at ARCH is the epitome of excellence in delivery, facilitating the learning of students by generously exposing them to the traditional crafts of India alongside technology, and inspiring their engagement with the creation of captivating objects of desire.

Jewellery Design is flourishing as a lucrative career like never before and Jaipur is a design, production and market hub for jewellery. We have the designers, the craftsmen, the materials and the investment.

Sectoral Highlights

  • India is the largest gems and jewellery market in the world. The jewelry industry is rapidly booming. With new styles in constant demand, jewellery design is becoming a challenging and lucrative profession.
  • A jewellery designer possess knowledge about diverse kinds of stones, color schemes in jewellery, design themes, presentation and framing, designing individual jewellery pieces, men’s jewellery, costume jewellery, jewellery costing, etc.
  • The job requires constant study of trends in order to infuse fashion statement into the piece that suits different occasion.
  • Jewellery designers prepare sketches - by hand or on the computer- to conceptualize the design. After consulting with the customer or the manufacturing team, designer creates detail drawings, a structural model, computer simulations, or a full-scale prototype. Designs are created on regular or floral patterns and then generate forms by connecting different structures together. The range of raw materials is exhaustive - from economical and easily available stuff like paper, wood, terracotta, jute, to highly priced crystals!
  • Jewellery designers work in jewellery designing house, export house, fashion house or work freelance.

Sustainable Luxury in the Jewellery Industry

in conversation with : Katrina Perez

Celebrity Jewelry Blogger and Journalist, London (UK)

Changemakers- New Fashion Business Models

Creative Dialogue between : Vishwas Shringi - Founder and CEO, Voylla Fashions Private ltd, Chintan Bakshi - CEO, Startup Oasis, Thenny Mejia - Founder and CEO, Fashionabc