Pay and Remuneration
Remuneration and salaries of a jewelry designer can differ depending on the education and experience. For a starter, one expects salary around a lakh to 1.5 lakhs a year. Top-rated designers get very high salaries to the tune of Rs 12 lakhs a year. One can also work as a freelancer and the earnings completely depend upon one’s creativity and skills and hence there is no limit for how much you can earn.
In the multi billion dollar gems and jewelry industry there is very good demand for design professionals, Product development professionals, Jewelry entrepreneurs, Merchandisers and Sales and marketing professionals.
Jean Schlumberger, French jewelry designer especially well known for his work at Tiffany & Co.
In India Poonam Soni, Asha Modi, Farah Khan are some of the well known names.