Jewellery Art and Design Vancouver Community College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Jewellery Art and Design

Discpline: Art and Design

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $145.00
Tuition Fee: $22,700.00

VCC Downtown Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep, 2024 Jul 1, 2024 open

Program Description

Get hands-on experience in the design and fabrication of jewellery through drawing, art history, gemmology, and business management. What you will learn Jewellery fabrication (piercing, soldering, doming, texturing, finishing, riveting) Traditional goldsmithing techniques Lost wax casting Stone setting Metal forging Jewellery repair Machinery, tools, safety Metallurgy and alloys Lapidary techniques (cutting, polishing) Enamelling Gemstone identification and testing Gemstone cuts, care, and cleaning Gemstone marketing, buying, and pricing Diamond identification and grading International diamond market Visual awareness Conceptual design Illustration and visual representation Technical drawing Perspective drawing 3D design software History of art, ornament, and costume Art in contemporary society Individuality and artistic expression Meanings of jewellery Business management and entrepreneurship Jewellery-related laws and regulations Promotion, advertising, ethics Production methods and time management

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Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.