This is a complete full-year program in designing and making jewelry. Candidates are fully guided through every stage to translate their inspired ideas into workable, wearable designs. The Program is approved and accredited by the TVTC, which gives which gives graduates a better chance in finding satisfying and productive employment.
The designs are evaluated according to standard criteria based on design creativity, execution and originality. Accepted designs get the Al Moussaly seal on their report. FIL takes candidates on visits to the Moussaly factory where they get exposed to the techniques and equipment involved in jewelry manufacturing.
We are proud to announce that in June 2015, the program became Pearson Assured which confirms that we apply all quality assured standards in training and candidates will receive in addition to TVTC certificates a certificate from PEARSON: Professional Jewelry making. This confirms that the candidate has taken the training within highly specialized quality of training services.
FIL has its own fully equipped workshop at the institute. We proudly say that it is one of a kind for women in KSA.
Module 1:Understanding Jewelry Design (90 Hours)The student will be able to research and design jewellery as a quick sketch for a client or produce a rendered design for clients or for manufacturing. You will learn how to develop your work from a simple sketch to a real conceptual design art.
Module 2 part I: Working with Metal (60 Hours)The students will learn basic jewelry making techniques by using hand tools to make three projects. They will learn how to draw the design on metal, how to produce texture, how to solder parts together and how to set a stone in a simple bezel setting. They will be able to use these tools on their own after the course. This course uses silver because it shares similarities as gold yet not as costly.
Module 2 part II: casting (30 Hours)The students will learn wax carving by making four projects from wax; these projects cover all the major techniques of wax carving. They will also learn to make a rubber mold and how to inject it with a low temperature wax for mass production. They will be able to use these techniques on their own to produce jewelry using wax.
Module 3: Working with GEMS (90 Hours)Introduction to Diamonds. The Four C’s. Estimating Weight and Carat Size. The Cutting Process. Introduction to gem Microscope and Gem Instruments. Practice Estimating Weight. Practice Grading Color, Cut and Clarity.