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A Practical Guide to Gemology Every Jewelry Designer Needs

September 22, 2016

The New York Jewelry Design Institute (NYJDI) and Harmony Academy have teamed up to offer jewelry designers classes that provide, in the first week (Oct. 17-21), a practical guide to identifying diamonds; and in the second week (Oct. 24-28) a practical guide to gemstone identification. Students can choose either a morning session (9:30 am – Read More…

6 Reasons Why Jewelry Designers Need Business Skills

September 08, 2016

by Vashti de Verteuil When starting their businesses, jewelry designers often allow their creativity to rule and don’t pay much attention to the business side. The design side is familiar and it’s what designers know best. But you need both business and design skills to run a successful venture! Believe me, I know, as a Read More…