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Accessories Design

The best fashion designers know that the right accessories are as important as the right clothes, making Accessories Design a critical part of the fashion industry. If you’ve always known what shoes to pair with that dress or which handbag goes with that top, Accessories Design may be the field for you.

What is Accessories Design?

Accessories Design involves designing jewelry, embellishments and leather goods intended to complement clothing and contribute to a comprehensive fashion image. Similar to fashion designers, Accessories Designers use their creativity and artisanry to design, produce and ultimately promote original wardrobe pieces.

What are the Benefits of Taking a Course in Accessories Design?

Students receive technical, design and business training in the field of Accessories Design, as well as hands-on experience in everything from materials to construction to presentation. Students also gain access to critical networking opportunities with fashion industry leaders.

How Much Does it Cost to Take a Course in Accessories Design?

Depending on the coursework you plan to pursue, as well as the conferring institution, tuition costs for Accessories Design are variable. Courses range from three-week intensives to 3-year degree programs.

Why Take an Online Course in Accessories Design?

For students who prize flexibility and selection, online courses offer the most options for finding a course to suit your specific needs and budget.

Where to Take a Course in Accessories Design?

Accessories Design classes are offered at a variety of institutions -- from community colleges to fashion institutes. Whether you seek out an online course or explore the offerings of a local institution, you are sure to find a course that suits your interests.

How to Apply to a Course in Accessories Design?

Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Intensive 1-Year Course in Footwear and Accessories Design

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 1 year November 2018 Italy Milan

This 1-Year Intensive Course in Footwear & Accessories Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan gives students working skills and strategic ability in order to shape them into professionals who are able to create, plan, design, develop and produce footwear and accessories collections in line with the demands of the fashion market... [+]

This 1-Year Intensive Course in Footwear & Accessories Design at Accademia del Lusso Milan gives students working skills and strategic ability in order to shape them into professionals who are able to create, plan, design, develop and produce footwear and accessories collections in line with the demands of the fashion market.

The aim of the course is to provide students with the necessary skills to be able to manage the entire production chain and create trend-setting products that are competitive and valid both from a commercial and creative point of view.

The design and development of bags and shoes is one of the most significant economic stimuli for countless businesses across the globe. In Italy in particular, the leather tradition’s artisanal character is united with the technological innovation applied to products, materials, and production processes. This gives further affirmation of Made in Italy as a world-renowned excellence brand even in the footwear and accessories sectors.... [-]


Rhino (CAD) for Jewellery

British Academy of Jewellery
Campus Full time 1 week August 2018 United Kingdom London

During this course, you will be introduced to a range of modelling techniques using the computer-aided design (CAD) software Rhino. [+]

During this course, you will be introduced to a range of modelling techniques using the computer-aided design (CAD) software Rhino. At the end of the course, you will have a solid foundation of core basic solid modelling tools for creating jewellery in CAD, as well as how to take existing jewelry-making knowledge into tolerances for producing 3D models usable for 3D printing and jewellery manufacturing.

Description:

Introduction to CAD/CAM Introduction to Rhino interface Layers, snaps and O-snaps Building objects with curves (explode, join, rebuild, split, trim, fillet, offset) Transformation commands (move, rotate, scale, mirror) Basics of solid modelling Basics of organic modelling Universal Deformation Tools and their application Preparing a file for rapid prototyping ... [-]

Jewellery Design and Rendering Beginner Course

British Academy of Jewellery
Campus 1 week July 2018 United Kingdom London

During this beginner course in jewelry design and rendering, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry design techniques and rendering skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of design processes used by jewelers and have the opportunity to apply the design process to the designing and of a unique piece, which you will be supported with the creation of a professional render of your design. [+]

During this beginner course in jewelry design and rendering, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry design techniques and rendering skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of design processes used by jewelers and have the opportunity to apply the design process to the designing and of a unique piece, which you will be supported with the creation of a professional render of your design.

Topics covered:

Research Sketching Soft thinking Hard thinking Brain mapping Rendering

Level: Beginners

Entry Requirements: None

Materials:

Please bring the following with you to the course:

Sketchbook Pencils Eraser

Course Dates: July 9 – 13, 2018,10:00 – 17:00... [-]


Intermediate Jewellery Manufacturing Techniques

British Academy of Jewellery
Campus Full time 1 week July 2018 United Kingdom London

During this intermediate course in jewelry manufacturing, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of manufacturing processes available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a silver ring from start to finish. [+]

During this intermediate course in jewelry manufacturing, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of manufacturing processes available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a silver ring from start to finish.

Topics covered:

Fretwork piercing and black-holing Filing and sanding to high standard Cold forming to size Joint and sweat soldering Polishing to high standard

Level: Intermediate

Entry Requirements:

Have beginner jewelry manufacturing skills or Have completed the summer course “Jewellery Manufacturing for Beginners”

Materials – please bring with you to the course:... [-]


Jewellery Beginner Setting Techniques

British Academy of Jewellery
Campus 1 week August 2018 United Kingdom London

During this course in setting, you will be introduced to a range of stone setting techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of setting processes and styles available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a pair of set earrings from start to finish. [+]

During this course in setting, you will be introduced to a range of stone setting techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of setting processes and styles available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a pair of set earrings from start to finish.

Description:

Setting theory Grain setting Pave setting Prong setting Rub-over setting Introduction to gemmology

Level: Intermediate

Entry Requirements:

Have beginner jewelry manufacturing skills or Have completed the summer course “Jewellery Manufacturing for Beginners”

Materials to bring to the course:

Sketchbook Pencils Eraser

Dress code:

Hairband (if you have long hair) Sensible footwear (no open toe sandals) Sensible clothing (no skirts or dresses, clothing to protect your skin in the workshop) ... [-]

Beginners Jewellery Manufacturing Techniques

British Academy of Jewellery
Campus Full time 1 week July 2018 United Kingdom London

During this beginner course in jewelry manufacturing, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of manufacturing processes available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a silver pendant from start to finish. [+]

During this beginner course in jewelry manufacturing, you will be introduced to a range of jewelry techniques and skills. You will gain an understanding of the wide range of manufacturing processes available to jewelers and have the opportunity to produce a silver pendant from start to finish.

Topics covered:

Piercing Filing Sanding Forming Soldering Finishing

Level: Beginners

Entry Requirements: None

Materials to be brought to course:

Sketchbook Pencils Eraser

Dress code:

Hairband (if you have long hair) Sensible footwear (no open toe sandals) Sensible clothing (no skirts or dresses, clothing to protect your skin in the workshop)

Course Dates: July 16 – 20, 2018, 10:00 – 17:00... [-]


British Culture for the Jewellery Industry

British Academy of Jewellery
Campus 1 week July 2018 United Kingdom London

During this course, you will be introduced to London’s vibrant Jewellery Industry and the wealth of cultural resources available to you in the city. The course will take place in part at the BAJ where you will be immersed in the workshops surrounded by tools and materials used to create jewelry and in part out and about on organized walks and tours to a variety of museums and cultural organizations. [+]

During this course, you will be introduced to London’s vibrant Jewellery Industry and the wealth of cultural resources available to you in the city. The course will take place in part at the BAJ where you will be immersed in the workshops surrounded by tools and materials used to create jewelry and in part out and about on organized walks and tours to a variety of museums and cultural organizations.While in BAJ’s workshops you will gain an in-depth understanding of technical terms and language used in the jewelry industry.

Description:

Introduction to the London Jewellery Quarter – Hatton Garden Visit the renowned jewelry collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum Experience London In-depth exploration of technical jewelry related terms and vocabulary ... [-]

Wax Carving Practice and Casting Theory

British Academy of Jewellery
Campus Full time 1 week July 2018 United Kingdom London

During this course in wax carving practice and casting theory for jewelry, you will be introduced to a range of carving techniques and casting knowledge. You will gain first-hand experience of wax carving as applied by jewelers and will be supported with the creation of a bracelet link suitable for casting. [+]

During this course in wax carving practice and casting theory for jewelry, you will be introduced to a range of carving techniques and casting knowledge. You will gain first-hand experience of wax carving as applied by jewelers and will be supported with the creation of a bracelet link suitable for casting.

Topics covered:

Understanding types of wax Preparing wax for carving Carving techniques Preparing and finishing wax for casting Casting theory Understanding shrinkage Understanding surface defects in castings

Level: Beginners

Entry Requirements: None

Materials to be brought to course:

Sketchbook Pencils Eraser

Dress code:

Hairband (if you have long hair) Sensible footwear (no open toe sandals) Sensible clothing (no skirts or dresses, clothing to protect your skin in the workshop) ... [-]

Summer Internship in Florence

Accademia Riaci
Campus Part time 2 - 4 weeks October 2018 Italy Florence

Gemstones & Silver Accessories, Barista and Gelato etc, … In just 2 or 4 weeks, you can experience and learn Italian culture of your choice. The Internship training will certainly strengthen your career prospects. This fun, practical course is taught in the universal language of English. [+]

Live and study in one of the most adored cities in the world – Florence. While you get the most out of Italian culture and life style, you earn transferrable credits.

Gemstones & Silver Accessories, Barista and Gelato etc, …

In just 2 or 4 weeks, you can experience and learn Italian culture of your choice. The Internship training will certainly strengthen your career prospects.

This fun, practical course is taught in the universal language of English.

Course Overview Gemstones & Silver Accessories

Explore your own artistic taste through internship experience in Florence, the center of Renaissance art

Accessories with gemstones (includes some treated gemstones) boldly accentuated with its natural hue (silver used for chain and parts) and – How about design and create your own and only one in the world jewelry with your birthstone or your favorite stones? ... [-]


UKULUKA - ARTISINAL WEAVING TECHNIQUES IN CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN JEWELLERY DESIGN

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 weeks February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Artisinal weaving techniques are common to cultures around the world. In Africa, weaving plays an important role in the production of objects for everyday use, as well as being used to convey important cultural information. In this course, the French bobbin-lace technique is used as a basis to inspire a range of contemporary African jewellery, produced to accompany a couture collection by a leading South African fashion designer. [+]

A SHORT LEARNING PROGRAMME OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JEWELLERY DESIGN & MANUFACTURE AT THE FACULTY OF ART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE (FADA)

Artisinal weaving techniques are common to cultures around the world. In Africa, weaving plays an important role in the production of objects for everyday use, as well as being used to convey important cultural information. In this course, the French bobbin-lace technique is used as a basis to inspire a range of contemporary African jewellery, produced to accompany a couture collection by a leading South African fashion designer. Artisinal weaving techniques are common to cultures around the world. In Africa, weaving plays an important role in the production of objects for everyday use, as well as being used to convey important cultural information. In this course, the French bobbin-lace technique is used as a basis to inspire a range of contemporary African jewellery, produced to accompany a couture collection by a leading South African fashion designer.... [-]


Shoe Making & Shoe Design Course

Accademia Riaci
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 Italy Florence

Students will learn all the necessary techniques of shoemaking, from the basic to high-level. In addition to various types of shoes, students can study shoes for specific necessities, such as shoes pursuing “simplicity and comfort”, “durability”, “functional shoes for feet with medical problems”, “elegance for parties”, etc. and acquire skills enough to start up their career as a shoemaker.

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Shoe Making

One-Year Course

Students will learn all the necessary techniques of shoe making, from the basic to high-level. In addition to various types of shoes, students can study shoes for specific necessities, such as shoes pursuing “simplicity and comfort”, “durability”, “functional shoes for feet with medical problems”, “elegance for parties”, etc. and acquire skills enough to start up their career as a shoe maker. Students will also acquire general inter-discipline knowledge on art through basic art lessons (3D Drawing, Color Theory, Art History, Basic Painting) and Art-Visits outside of the classroom.

Semester Course

Students will study basic type shoe making, and then gradually challenge shoes with more complicated techniques, through making a pair of ladies pumps and a pair of stylish men’s shoes. The focus is placed on acquiring solid basic skills in all the steps of shoe making, in order to prepare for more advanced study.... [-]


Jewelry Making & Jewelry Design Course

Accademia Riaci
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 Italy Florence

The Jewelry department focuses on either the production techniques or design skills that are necessary to succeed as a designer/goldsmith.

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One Year/ Semester Course

The Jewelry department focus on either the production techniques or design skills that are necessary to succeed as a designer/goldsmith.

Through our programs and customized instructions - according to each participant’s level and goal - we encourage students to explore and develop their own expressive style, elaborating self-directed projects and research. Projects encompass conventional formats, such as brooches, rings and earrings, as well as experimental designs, both wearable and non-wearable. Students will also be introduced to business practice, necessary to start up their new professional career.

In the Jewelry Making course, students will discover and learn how to translate their inner creativity and conceptual style into three-dimensional forms to create unique objects. They will master a variety of techniques, including: sawing, filing, soldering, casting, forging and stone setting. Moreover, we offer you the unique chance to learn the traditional art of “Incisione” (Florentine-style engraving). The study will not be limited to traditional materials, but can also incorporate items such as beads, plastics, glass and found objects.... [-]


Oneyear Course In Jewelry Design

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 184 hours March 2018 Brazil São Paulo

JEWELRY DESIGN The course has been carefully crafted for professionals in the fashion industry, craftsmen, architects and designers who seek to dominate manufacturing practices, preparation and projetação. [+]

BECAUSE?

The course offers a systemic view of the jeweler market, putting in perspective factors that potentiate, organize and make feasible the strategic design. The participant will learn the most current techniques for making handmade and industrial jewels.

FOR WHOM?

Idealized for professionals or interested who want to know or to extend their knowledge in the universe of the jewels. It is aimed at those who want to work in national and international brands, as well as those who wish to undertake or improve their business.

HOW IS IT?

From the Design of Jewels and collections to the experimentation of jewelery techniques, through the knowledge of the History of Jewelery and Gems and by the management of businesses. The student will be led to an immersion in the jeweler universe, through research and practice.... [-]


Oneyear Course In Shoes & Bags - Design And Business

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Sao Paulo
Campus Full time 184 hours March 2018 Brazil São Paulo

Creative Course in Shoes & Bags - Design and Business offered by the Istituto Europeo di Design - IED São Paulo, in partnership with IED Milan and IED Firenze is an advanced program for training shoes and handbags designers, as well as entrepreneurs or executives who want to work in this area. [+]

BECAUSE?

The growing presence of "Made in Brazil" products in the international fashion scene has provoked the interest of professionals in improving their skills for the creation and production of high quality accessories with an eye for opportunities.

FOR WHOM?

Specially conceived for professionals in the fashion, footwear and handbags sector who seek to dominate the design practice focused on the main demands, whether for production in scale or handmade, for the large retail or for the luxury segment.

HOW IS IT?

The course prepares to work in the shoe and pouch market - from design and design, through the development of parts, brand, strategic and market vision, use of marketing tools, to marketing at the final end of retail.... [-]


Course in Accessories Design

Milan Fashion Campus
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks October 2018 Italy Milan + 1 more

The Accessory Design Course will allow students to learn how to draw a handbags and shoes based on their own creativity as well as keeping the practical use of the item. This course will allow you to approach the world of Handbag & Shoe Design in a professional ... [+]

Course in Accessories Design

The Accessory Design Course will allow students to learn how to draw handbags and shoes based on their own creativity as well as keeping the practical use of the item. This course will allow you to approach the world of Handbag & Shoe Design in a professional manner - designing paying attention to construction and materials targeting a certain type of market.

The course includes:Analysis: Handbag CategoriesAnalysis: Material – WorkmanshipAnalysis: AccessoriesAnalysis: Trend InspirationAnalysis: Drawing TechniqueAnalysis: Coloration TechniqueAnalysis: Rendering Technique

Accessories Design Course Design Shoes and Handbags that you want... [-]