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Professional Certificate

Fundamentals of Digital Jewellery Design (CAD)
Fully Online | 2-4 weeks | 700 USD

Do you want to get a head start in your jewellery career?

  • Computer aided design and manufacturing (CAD and CAM) processes are revolutionising jewellery today. Freelance designers can produce one-of-a-kind jewellery at a fraction of the cost and jewellery manufacturers can increase production efficiency and quality well beyond what was possible.

    Jump-start your experience with CAD using industry-leading CAD software by Gemvision: MatrixGold. Together with essential software skills, you will learn useful sizes, shapes, measurements and a lot more!

By the end of this course, you will gain the confidence to

Develop skills in the latest technologies in jewellery design

Learn to use the professional industry computer aided jewellery design software by Gemvision

Design highly accurate 3D models that include gemstones and findings

Render jewellery designs in photo-realistic quality as 2D images

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Practical & Convenient

Expert instructor

Learn from JDMIS' Director himself, Alex Zupancich, who has over 2 decades of experience training CAD and CAM


Designed for busy professionals, this course gives you certified Digital Jewellery Design knowledge in just 2-4 weeks.

Fully Online

All important theory and practical demonstrations are covered with detailed, closeup micro-learning, in total of over 19 hours worth of HD-quality content

Dedicated Support

Students will receive live grading by the instructor and they can contact the team for support via email during working hours


Six Comprehensive Topics

3D and Jewellery Modelling Essentials

Using a series of simple projects, learn about ring design and placing and setting gemstones. Understand basic manipulations, common sizes and thicknesses needed for jewellery parts and creative ways to manipulate basic shapes to produce stunning variations in seconds.

Curves, Surfaces and Solids

Learn how to create and manipulate curves, create surfaces & solids. Trace curves over scanned paper sketches. Understand solid modelling concepts and use them to create unique shapes and designs.

Master the Commercial Staples

Walk into any jewellery store and you will see a wide range of commercially popular design styles, from crossover to cathedral shanks, from channel to bead settings, from solitaire to gem-encrusted styles. Master these popular styles that employers and entrepreneurs world-wide require of their design team.

Produce Rings, Pendants, Earrings and more

Learning projects introduce concepts as well as applications and encourage the creation of a wide range of jewellery types, including a variaty or open-and-closed shank rings, pendant varieties, earrings, brooches and charms.

Learn Jewellery Setting Styles

Explore standard jewellery setting methods and how to model them in 3D. Learn about bezel settings, prong heads, halo settings, narrow channels, wide channels and more; understanding measurements, guidelines, manufacturing minimums and creative combinations.

Rendering with Cycles

Produce photo-realistic high-resolution renderings suitable for a professional portfolio or website. Learn tips for producing stunning, true-to-life renders by incorporating HDR environments and simulating real-world depth-of-field effects.

Meet The Instructor

Alex Zupancich

Alex has been training designers and business owners from the region in 3D jewellery design and manufacturing since 2008: building the CAD/CAM skills of over 500 jewellery professionals. He graduated from Duke University with a Bachelors’degree in Computer Science, Marketing and Management and from INSEAD with a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration.

In 2-4 weeks, obtain

Processional Certificate in Digital Jewellery Design

Upon completing all online modules and passing all assignments, learners will be awarded with an e-Copy of the Digital Jewellery Design 100, which is well recognised by the industry in Singapore and the region.

Sample picture of e-Certificate in Digital Jewellery Design 100 issued by JDMIS

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This Value-Packed Course

– Life-time access to 5 On-Demand eLearning Modules ($1000)
– Dedicated Facebook-group and email support ($300)
– JDMIS Professional Certificate (soft copy) upon satisfactory completion ($200)
- MatrixGold premium license shared access ($400)

Total value: $1,900

Sample lesson:

Not Ready For the Full Course?

Start with Module 1 - 3D and Jewellery Modelling Essentials

This course will equip you with essential skills, from ring design to gemstone setting, using hands-on projects. Learn to manipulate basic shapes, understand jewellery dimensions and create stunning designs in seconds. It’s not just a course—it’s your gateway to mastery in digital jewellery design. Embark on your creative journey today with jewellery design today!

This amount will be entirely refunded if you chooose to purchase the full DD100 course later.

How's about the

Tools & Materials?

This online course provides all materials in digital format for easy access. The course purchase also comes with a free time-shared license* to the software MatrixGold. All you need is a functional computer and a steady internet connection to connect remotely to our recently upgraded computers, pre-installed with MatrixGold, allowing convenient learning from any location worldwide. 

*A MatrixGold license costs $395 per user for 6 months. You can let us know if you want to purchase a license for yourself and we will provide you with further instruction. Time-sharing means you will be provided with a remote access key and allocated time slots to access the licensed machine. We will ensure that each learner is provided with a fair and ample amount of weekly access time for learning and practing from home.

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Founded in 2007, the Jewellery Design and Management International School (JDMIS) is a unique school in Asia providing Jewellery Design and Management Programs. JDMIS is Singapore’s only specialized jewellery school and offers end-to-end jewellery education, which includes Professional Certificate Courses leading to Diploma and Advanced Diploma. 

15 Years of Operation

20K Participants

5,500 Certified graduates

30+ Programmes

Who Can Say It Better

Than Our Graduates?

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Most frequent questions and answers

The course has over 19 hours worth of HD recording plus assignments and quizes. It will take 5-7 days of full-time study or 2-4 weeks part-time.

The course itself is asynchronous (self-paced) course. Upon successfully completing all the topics and assignments (graded with detailed feedback by the instructor), you will be awarded a Professional e-Certificate.

The JDMIS curriculum was designed with input from the jewellery industry, and heeded the call for the programmes to be relevant to today’s
creative world. In Singapore and abroad, organisations such as Tiffany & Co, Cartier, Harry Winston, BP DeSilva Group, Louis Vuitton as well as gemstone manufacturers like Swarovski and Signity value our training curriculum and send their staff for training. International firms such as these and many local jewellery businesses employ JDMIS students in various capacities.The school is registered and recognised as a Private Educational Institution in Singapore, and its courses are recognized by local authorities for employee development within the jewellery industry. JDMIS has established pathways to degree programmes at Birmingham City University and the University of Sunderland. ie: Courses are recognised for academic and vocational study.

The course is completely beginner friendly with no special entry requirements except that learners need to have proficient ability in listening and comprehending English as the teaching medium.

The learners from the course will receive graded feedback from instructors and engage in discussions with your fellow students. You can also send in your questions via email to the instructor.

Each course has several milestone assignments which you need to complete and submit via the JDMIS Assignment Portal by specified deadlines in order for your instructors to review and provide feedback.

You need to obtain an average mark of 60% or higher to pass the course and receive your Certificate of Completion.

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