Find the best jewelry design lessons, classes, and instructors at HeyKiki and learn how to design jewelry. Jewelry design is the art of making jewelry, from conceptualization to creation. Concepts are rendered in detailed technical drawings, either by hand or using computer modeling software. Jewelry designers must consider fabrication techniques, composition of materials, wearability and current fashion trends along with aesthetic sense in their designs. Jewelry design applies to many types of items, ranging from intricate gold, silver, and other metal jewelry, to the way gems are cut, to the color scheme and pattern of simple thread friendship bracelets.