Department of Jewellery Design
We are honoured to have you become part of our community here at the Jewellery Design Department and we welcome you to join us on our mission towards the achievement of AUCDT’s vision. Learn essential core skills in jewellery making, to build confidence and know-how.
Our carefully structured curriculum made up of lectures, field trips, student internships, projects and other activities will introduce you to a range of materials, techniques, processes and skills needed to become a certified Jewellery Designer.
Meet the Head of Department
Addo is a jeweller by training and profession who holds a PhD in African Art and Culture, Master’s degree in Fine Art (Jewellery and Metalsmithing) and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) majoring in Metal Products Design from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana. His area of specialization is in jewellery.
After his first degree, Addo ventured into the business world designing, producing managing a private Jewellery shop. In 2010 Addo gained admission into KNUST to pursue a Master of Fine Art (Jewellery and Metalsmithing) programme at the Industrial Art Department and graduated successfully in 2013.
Addo obtained His PhD in African Art and Culture in 2021.
BA. Jewellery Design Technology
A four year degree programme aimed at equipping students with knowledge, philosophies and resources requisite for intellectual inquiry into Jewellery Design.
Certificate in Bench Jewellery
This course seeks to train students to acquire the prerequisite hands-on-skills in Jewellery Design for them to become professional Bench Jewellers after ONE ACADEMIC YEAR.
Material Preparation In jewellery making
A six (6) weeks course introducing students and jewellers to material preparation in jewellery making. Sign up for this course today.
Basic Stone Setting Techniques
A six (6) weeks course introducing students and jewellers to basic stone setting techniques in jewellery making. Sign up for this course today.
Advance Gem Stone Setting Techniques
An eight (8) weeks course introducing students and jewellers to advanced stone setting techniques in jewellery making. Sign up for this course today.
Jewellery Finishing and Preservation Techniques
A three (3) weeks course introducing students and jewellers to jewellery finishing and preservation techniques. Sign up for this course today.
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Meet our awesome Faculty
Dr. Andrew R. O. Addo
Selete. K. D. Ofori
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