Jewelry Design is a multi-billion dollar industry and growing every day. The global jewelry design field is wide open for Designers with the expertise to execute aesthetically appealing designs for a wide range of markets, from private clientele to major accessories brands.
In our program students learn the skills to:
FIDM's Jewelry Design Program is uniquely positioned to link jewelry design to fashion and has the benefit of FIDM's incredible network of fashion industry connections.
FIDM's custom-designed, state-of-the-industry Jewelry Design Studio is located in the heart of
Los Angeles's Jewelry District, one of the largest in the world.
The program features an in-depth study of Jewelry Design past and present, so students have an artistic and historical context for their work.
Instructors are creative professionals in the industry. Consulting jewelry design instructor Kim Hurlbert helped launch the program is an expert in gems, having graduated from the Gemological Institute of America and Gemological Association of Great Britain.
Every class I took has prepared me for my career in one way or another." - Adrianna Kinal, Owner of Jewelry Line AA Kinal.
The Jewelry Design Program provides students with a broad understanding of the jewelry industry through in-depth study of the creative process, jewelry styles, and the technical properties of metals and gems.
Learn about this exciting major straight from Students, Faculty, and Industry Leaders.