Academy of Jewellery Manufacture and Design

Learn Traditional Silversmithing and Jewellery Making skills at the Academy of Jewellery Manufacture and Design

The Academy of Jewellery Manufacture and Design is dedicated to Trade Certified Education©.

The Academy was founded by Jacques Fabian, Master Silver & Goldsmith along with industry leaders from various sectors from Manufacturing Jewellers to Casting companies like Peter W Beck, Laura Swade along with Shiels Jewellery owner Mr Toby Bensimon.

The Academy is accountable to the JTC – Jewellery Training Council of Australia which is made up of industry suppliers, retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers.

We are not Government Funded.

We are committed to quality and accountable education. In order to facilitate excellence, responsible and qualified individual’s back into the manufacturing side of this vital industry at its foundation.

In  2017 we had two Interns Oksana Androvic and Jarrod McWilliams who assist in the Commercial Manufacturing services we provide and the delivery of courses.

In 2018 Jacques took on Helen Davis as his Intern. Helen has a passion for Metal and how it moves. The designs Helen undertakes are both innovative and inspiring fully articulate her developing knowledge of metal, forming and structure.

Trade Certified Education© in practical terms, is ‘Hand Skills’ focused. We deliver traditional skill training and refinement in all the ‘Real-world’ proficiency required to be competent in precious metal fabrication industries.

We deliver individual and personalized Tailored Training as opposed to a preset curriculum, that often will not provide the required or desired outcomes.

Meet the New Generation in Education in the Jewellery Industry.

All of our training is now delivered from Jacques Private Studio41 in Strathalbyn, South Australia.

“Welcome to Studio 41.  It is a subject I am most passionate about and seek to actively share the knowledge I have and the knowledge of those masters within our trade of Manufacturing Jewellers that stands to be lost if not shared.

Whilst it will always be true that changes is inevitable, change without skill, context or just for the simple sake of change is a waste of time and will encourage the demise of the craftsman.

I personally encourage each of you to embrace the skills of the past with an openness to the reality of the future.” – Jacques Fabian

Novice through to Specialized Master courses

  • No education too menial and
  • No education too complex

The A.J.M.D. can Educate you at any level and at any learning pace.

2019 Courses

Jewellery Making Novice

Silversmithing Novice

Certificate III Jewellery Manufacture – Full Time

Recognition to Prior Learning (RPL)

Online Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture

Special Courses:

  • Repousse’ and Chasing– Three day course
  • Making Mounts and settings – Three day course
  • Ring Making – Shanks – Two day course
  • Setting – Three day course
  • Silversmithing and Object Making – Three day course (Different to term based course)
  • Gemstone Threading – One day course
  • Youth Workshops – One day course

And Courses by Request…

*Enameling courses will be offered to waiting list

Jacques Fabian Tuition DVD

If you can not make it to classes, why not learn from the comfort of your own home with Jacques Fabian DVD.

Academy of Jewellery manufacture and Design STUDENTS!

Our Students pages are here to promote our students as they venture in to the creative arts of Jewellery making and Silversmithing.

Helen Davis – Adelaide South Australia
Gwen Roberts – Sunshine Coast Queensland
PanacheFab – Adelaide South Australia

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