LOCATION
Gem and Jewelry Training Center
The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand
(Public Organization) ITF-Tower Building.
3rd Floor, Silom Road, Suriyawong
Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

Tel: +66 2634 4999 ext. 306
Fax: +66 2634 4999 ext. 304
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TRAINING STAFF WORKING HOURS
Mon - Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Closed on Thai government public holidays

Education Schedule/Fees
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Jewelry Design Courses (Hand Drawing)

Fundamental jewelry design

GIT offers the following hand-drawing based jewelry design courses:

Program Duration Course Contents
Fundamental Jewelry Design 90 hours
Monday to Friday: Four hours a day from 9:00–13:00 hrs
or
Saturday: Six hours a day from 10:00–17:00 hrs
  • Understanding the design foundation via geometrical and shape drawing
  • Water color usage, sketching & shading of objects
  • Stone setting in various styles
  • Proper design possibilities
  • Usage of ready-made products in designs to reduce production costs
Intermediate Jewelry Design 70 hours
Monday to Friday:
Four hours a day from 9:00–13:00 hrs
or
Sunday: Five hours a day from 11:00–17:00 hrs
  • Advanced drawing and water color skills
  • Finding design inspiration
  • Development of designs by sketching
  • Designing jewelry sets
Advanced Jewelry Design 60 hours
Monday to Friday:
Four hours a day from 9.00–13.00 hrs
or
Sunday: Five hours a day from 11:00–17:00 hrs
  • More complex design drawing
  • Designing for the gem and jewelry industry
  • Using markers instead of water colors
  • Design price calculations
  • Designing to meet the objectives of usage
  • Improved understanding about matching colors with designs in an appropriate and efficient manner
Fundamental jewelry design
Fundamental Jewelry Design

The Fundamental Jewelry Design Course provides a solid foundation by training participants in drawing geometrical and other shapes, practice with water colors, sketching and shading. In addition, students will learn several styles of stone setting useful in designing, as well as learn the principles of proper design and how to utilize ready-made products (such as hooks and chains) to reduce production costs.

Intermediate Jewelry Design

The Intermediate Jewelry Design Course aims at improving drawing skills at a more advanced level, teaching additional water color techniques, creating inspiration for designing, developing additional designs by sketching and designing jewelry sets.

Advanced Jewelry Design

The Advanced Jewelry Design Course emphasizes more complex design drawing, practice in using markers instead of water colors and improved understanding about matching colors with designs in an appropriate and efficient manner. It also covers designing for gem and jewelry industry, designing to the objectives of usage and how to calculate prices of designs.

Qualifications Needed
Program Qualifications Needed
Fundamental Jewelry Design No previous gem or jewelry knowledge is required. The course is suitable for entrepreneurs, students and the general public.
Intermediate Jewelry Design Successful completion of the GIT Fundamental course and/or equivalent courses in jewelry design in other schools and/or jewelry designers with a minimum of one year of experience.
Advanced Jewelry Design Successful completion of the GIT Fundamental and Intermediate courses and/or equivalent courses in jewelry design in other schools and/or jewelry designers with a minimum of two years of experience.
Language of Instruction

Thai / English

Certificates Awarded

Upon successful completion of the courses and exams, students will receive the GIT Certificate of Fundamental, Intermediate, Advanced and Inspired Jewelry Design.

Computer-Aided Jewelry Design Courses (JewelCAD/Rhinoceros/Matrix)

Fundamental jewelry design

GIT offers three different courses in computer-aided jewelry design, each based around the popular JewelCAD, Rhinoceros or Matrix software packages. The courses teach how to use the individual computer program for creating designs as specifically employed in the gem and jewelry industry. It covers variety of jewelry designs and significant subjects related to jewelry making as well as the use of functions of the individual programs in creating and professional presentation of jewelry designs.

Duration

For entrepreneurs
30 hours
Saturday & Sunday: Five hours a day from 9.00 - 15.00 hrs

For children/students only
22 hours
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 2 1/2 hours a day from 17.30 - 20.00 hrs

Qualifications Needed

No previous jewelry design knowledge is required. Only basic computer skills are required.

Language of Instruction

Thai / English

Certificates Awarded

Upon successful completion of the courses and exams, students will receive the GIT Certificate of Computer-Aided Jewelry Design.

Course contents

Students will learn the important knowledges in the gem and jewelry business as listed below:

  • Computer program for jewelry design and design creator specifically employed in gem and jewelry industry
  • Variety of jewelry designs and significant subjects related to jewelry making
  • Using the functions of JewelCAD/Rhinoceros/Matrix program in creating jewelry designs and professional presentation of designs