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IIG, TDC democratize gemmology education; offer global online courses

The Sparkling Collaboration: The Designers Class and International Institute of Gemology Unveil Online Jewelry Design and Business Management Courses"


The Designers Class Partners with International Institute of Gemology to offer Online Jewellery Design and BusinessManagement Courses


Mumbai, November 4, 2023 - The Designers Class, India's leading online design education platform, has collaborated with the prestigious International Institute of Gemology (IIG) to offer a range of online jewellery design and business  management courses. This partnership aims to make high-quality jewellery education accessible to more and more students globally.


The occasion was to be graced by Mr. Kirit Bhansali - Vice Chairman, GJEPC and Mr. Surendra Mehta, National Secretary, Indian Bullion and Jewellery Association, theformer could not make at the last moment but had sent his good wishes. He quoted in his kind words “The International Institute of Gemology (IIG) has been a leading institution in providing outstanding education in the Gems and jewellery industry, contributing significantly to its future. Their collaboration with Designer's Class is a testament to their commitment to the industry. This partnership will empower aspiring designers with cutting-edge skills and knowledge, ushering in a new era of creativity and craftsmanship in the gems and jewellery industry.” Mr. Mehta's presence added immense value to the occasion, and we are genuinely appreciative of his time and insights. The event was graced by 20 plus national and G&J Trade media dignitaries, who attended this Press Meet from the various part of the India.


Also, a significant announcement, IBJA is pleased introduceMr. Rahul Desai as the newly appointed Vice President of IBJA Skill Development Council, Mr. Surendra Mehta, our distinguished guest, had the honour of introducing and welcoming him.


Moreover the new courses offered by TDC via this collaboration include Jewellery Design By Hand, Gems and Jewellery Retail Merchandising and Management, Diamond Graduate Online, and Lab-Grown Diamonds Online. Taught by experts from IIG and seasoned jewellery designers from The Designers Class, these courses cover fundamental jewellery design techniques, gemology, diamond grading, retail management, merchandising, and lab-grown diamonds.


"We are thrilled to partner with IIG, a pioneering institution in gemology studies, to deliver their renowned jewellery courses online for the first time. This collaboration will enable us to empower many more creative minds with the finest jewelry design and business education from the comfort of their homes," said Aadeesh Nahar, Co-founder of The Designers Class.


"Our partnership with The Designers Class will help disseminate IIG's high standards of gemology and jewellery education to eager learners across the globe. We share a common vision to make quality design and technical education accessible. This collaboration reaffirms our commitment to nurturing talent and positively transforming the jewellery industry," said Rahul Desai, CEO & MD at IIG.


The Designers Class offers over 15 design courses in diverse disciplines taught by top designers and industry experts. IIG is globally recognized for its Gem and Jewellery diploma programs and intensive short courses. This strategic partnership brings together two leading institutions to redefine jewellery design and business education.


The newly launched courses are now open for enrolment on The Designers Class website.


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