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New York Jewelry Design Institute:
Conveniently located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, just two blocks from Times Square, New York Jewelry Design Institute provides beginner to advanced level jewelry classes.

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Why Choose New York Jewelry Design Institute?


-  Become a Multi-Dimensional Jewelry Artist
NYJDI provides a mix of science, art, craftsmanship and computer technology that leads our students to become fully dimensional artisans, designers and businesspeople.

-  Hands-On Training
Our in-depth courses feature hands-on training, expert teachers, and lectures and presentations from some of the top names in the New York and global jewelry business.

-  Online / Distance Learning Options
As well as on-site classes, we also offer distance education modules that will allow students to take part in their courses from the comfort of their own homes and offices.

On-Site & Online Jewelry Design Courses:


On-Site Jewelry Design Courses in NYC:
- Watercolor for Jewelry  
- CAD Rapid Rendering  
- Jewelry Merchandising  
- Illustrator for Jewelry Design
- Marketing & Branding for Jewelry Designers
- Manufacturing & Global Sourcing for Jewelry

Online / Distance Learning Jewelry Programs:
- Finding Inspiration in Design
- The Business of Jewelry Design
- Jewelry Styles through the Decades
- Shades of Difference: Understanding the Role of Color in Jewelry Design

Convenient Location in Midtown Manhattan:
Our school is situated on West 45th Street in the heart of New York City, easily accessible via public transport.

Student Testimonials:

“This class allow me to understand the basics of CAD.  I am now able to create simple designs and build my knowledge with each practice. Great instructor!”
– Landen

"She’s an amazing teacher…so giving and nurturing. I’m beginning to connect the dots and amazed at what this program can do and more! Needless to say…I’m hooked!"
– Stephen

"I really enjoyed taking this class. I learned how to render jewelry with colored pencils.  I learned so much in a short amount of time."
– Yvette

"If you want to jump right in and learn how to design jewelry, this class is for you. I learn a lot of information in a short time. I highly recommend it for anyone who is serious about learning jewelry design."
– Tessa

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Address: 17 West 45th Street, Suite 904, New York City, New York 10036, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2018-08-04 were from:

Rio de janeiro, Brazil;   Uzbekistan;   and more.
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HD Video Courses
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New York Academy of Art
Courses / Programs
Located in Tribeca, lower west Manhattan NY, The New York Academy of Art is a private, not-for-profit art university offering Master of Fine Arts degree programs with concentrations in drawing, painting and sculpture to U.S. and International students. The New York Academy of Art also provides Continuing Education opportunities. At the New York Academy of Art, we believe that the world of visual art is built upon the essential cornerstones of figurative drawing, painting, and sculpture. Mastering these disciplines is critical to the development of an artist's personal vision and, ultimately, to the creation of vital contemporary art.

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