Since time immemorial jewelry has been associated with wealth and status. In the present time, not only it is a status symbol it is also a style and fashion item. This has revolutionized the traditional jewelry and now modern jewelry for different occasions with different price ranges are available. No wonder, Gems and jewelry industry is doing quite well and has provided employment to many.
Jewelry designing is the art or profession of creating, crafting, fabricating, or rendering designs for jewelry. The ancient practice practiced by the goldsmith or metalworker that has now evolved in to a billion-dollar industry. Today with the modern computer aided design software, conceptualizing has become much easier. Apart from conceptualizing, a professional jewelry designer is also trained in the architectural and functional knowledge of fabrication techniques, composition, wearability and market trends.
Jewelry designers are creative people who make designs for new jewelry and then help in manufacture of various jewelry products. Jewelry designers are also skilled in stone cutting, handling of various metals, engraving, polishing, stone setting etc. The make new designs and help convert the designs into jewelry. As a jewelry designer one can specialize in many aspects of jewelry designing.