Bachelor of Design

Department of Gems and Jewellery Design

The Jewelry Design and Gemological Sciences degree programme equips students with fundamental tools, knowledge and expertise to bring innovation and experimentation in the field. The department seeks to inculcate a critical and creative understanding of Jewelry within contemporary and traditional parameters. Ideas are developed through personal investigation and external collaboration supported by erudite teaching methodology. Students work with traditional skills and contemporary technologies in state of the art workshops.

Gems and Jewelry department ensures rigorous training of the multifarious areas of the field of gems and gemological sciences. Courses in the Gems and Jewelry design department have been designed to help students explore and design with innovation. Students develop key skills in investigation, recording and exploration within art, design and media, and get the chance to focus on their chosen specialist practice in the gemological sciences by exploring them in greater depth.

Career Path

At Pakistan Institute of Fashion And Design, we recognize the importance of work, experience and job placement as a key for shaping the future career of students. Graduates can pursue their careers as designers working for their own brand, for other design houses and industries or take up future study abroad and work as teachers nationally and internationally. The Design houses our students are working at are:

  • Popinjay
  • Sonar
  • Marriala Consultants
  • Solitaire Designer Jewellery
  • Borjan
  • Shafaq Habib
  • Aliel Jewellers
  • REMA
  • Kayseria
  • Amber Sami
  • Saira Shakira &Usman Farooqui
  • Bareeze Man
  • Maria B.
  • Aazar Azirani
  • Zara Shahjahan

Bachelor of Design

Department of Gems and Jewellery Design

The Jewelry Design and Gemological Sciences degree programme equips students with fundamental tools, knowledge and expertise to bring innovation and experimentation in the field. The department seeks to inculcate a critical and creative understanding of Jewelry within contemporary and traditional parameters. Ideas are developed through personal investigation and external collaboration supported by erudite teaching methodology. Students work with traditional skills and contemporary technologies in state of the art workshops.

Semester III
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-201 English-III (Compulsory) 2
HCT-202 Handcraft Techniques-I 3
JDS-203 Jewellery Design Studio-I 3
JDR-204 Jewellery Drawing Studio-I 2
HAC-205 History of Art & Culture Focused on Jewellery-I 1
CAL-206 Calculations-I 2
MTS-207 Metallurgical Sciences-I 2
DRF-208 Drafting-I 1
DGV-209 Digital Visualization and Presentation-I (Adobe Illustrator) 2
Semester IV
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
HCT-251 Handcraft Techniques-II 3
JDS-252 Jewellery Design Studio-II 3
JDR-253 Jewellery Drawing-II 2
HAC-254 History of Art and Culture focused on Jewellery - II 1
JCL-255 Jewellery Calculations-II 2
DRF-256 Drafting-II 2
MTS-257 Metallurgical Sciences-II 2
DGV-259 Digital Visualization and Presentation-II (Intro to CAD) 1
GEM-260 Introduction of Gemstone Identification 2
Semester V
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-301 English- IV (Compulsory) 1
HCT-302 Handcraft Techniques-III 3
JDS-303 Jewellery Design Studio-III 3
DRF-304 Drafting-III 2
GEM-305 Gemology-I 2
JCL-306 Jewellery Calculations-III (Costing) 1
PTM-307 Product Marketing-I 2
CAD-308 CAD/CAM (Matrix) 2
DRW-309 Jewellery Drawing Studio-III 1
Semester VI
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-351 English-V (Compulsory) 2
HCT-352 Handcraft Technique-IV 3
GEM-353 Gemology-II 2
HAC-354 History of Art and Culture Focused on Jewellery-III 2
JCL-355 Jewellery Calculations-IV (Costing) 1
CAD-356 CAD/CAM-II (Matrix) 2
PTM-357 Product Marketing-II 2
JDS-358 Jewellery Design Studio – IV (Mini Thesis) 3
Semester VII
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-401 English- VI (Compulsory) 2
HPT-402 Handcraft and Production Techniques-I 3
JDS-403 Collection: Jewellery Design Studio-V 4
RMT-404 Research Methodology 2
INT-405 Internship 2
Semester VIII
Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-451 English-VII (Compulsory) 2
JDS-452 Collection: Jewellery Design Studio-VI 3
JDS-453 Collection: Jewellery Design Studio-VII 3
HCT-454 Collection: Handcraft and Production Technique-II 3
HCT-455 Collection: Handcraft and Production Technique-III 3

Mr. Muhammad Umar

Assistant Professor / Course Coordinator

MCAE (Masters in Contemporary Art for Educators) (Studio: Jewelry and Objective Design) University of Sydney, Australia.

B. Des, NCA.

Mr. Naveed Anwar Butt

Assistant Professor

Ms. Amina Rizwan

Assistant Professor

MFA - Metalsmitthing (Fulbright Scholar 2012-2014) Cranbrook Academy of Arts, Michigan, USA 

 B.Des (Jewelry) Beaconhouse National University, Lahore (Gold Medalist)

Ms. Qurat Ul Ain Ali

Lecturer

B.Des Jewellery Design & Gemological Sciences PIFD, Lahore

Mr. Ali Raza

Lecturer

Mr. Shujah Ur Rehman

Deputy Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Comprehensive Computer Aided Designing and Manufacturing for Jewellery at Gemological Institute of America (GIA), Carlsbad, California, USA.