Friday, 6 June 2014

Job Description of a Jewelry Designer

About Jewelry Designer
Jewelry designers create and often design jewellery using a lot of different varieties of materials, including many precious stones such as gold, silver etc. the designs they make can have various symbolic meanings or even some sentimental meanings. These are made of various attractive shapes and designs. They are considered as decorative art facts in their own way. While designing the jewelry these designers sometimes create in accordance of the theme given by the customer. They make beautify creative designs as sketches and show it as sample to the customers and they chose the best design out of them and give order to make it. 

These designers can either create the designs at small pace or maybe as mass production. The small individual pieces that these designers make are usually those which are specially ordered by them client with their specification features in it. They consult various companies for using their specialties during the preparation stages. When the client gives his details for the jewelry design them the jewelry designer should understand it properly and should make the best and perfect product for the customer. Most of the jewelry designers are self employed. They require various commercial awareness, business skills and marketing. 

Typical work activities
The designing attributes of a self-employed jewelry designer are:
  • The perfect communication should be done with the commissioning customer.
  •  The basic discussion for their range and other details related to the jewelry to be made. 
  • The ideas should be sketched out first. Sometimes through CAD i.e. computer-aided design for the visualization of the final design of the product. 
  •  The making activities are mounting which means making the framework for the piece of jewelry. For this the drilling metal and forming is required. At the opening out holes the chosen gems are placed.
  •  Model making is done.
  • Polishing is done for giving the finest look.
  •  Setting the stone: The final adjustments are done to mount the stone. The stone is then ensured that whether it is set perfectly or not. 
  • Electro-plating: Layering is done of that precious metal on the base metal.
  •  Enamelling, welding and engraving are done. 

As a self employed jewelry designer, development and promotion of the business is crucial for providing success. Most of these designers boost their goodwill by entering competitions, networking and attending craft fairs, consultation with store buyers, suppliers, fashion trends and other famous galleries.

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