JIA ® is the first Independent Jewellery School in Australia dedicated to the Art of Hand Engraving and Optical Diamond setting.
Since opening our doors, we’ve been committed to helping people pursue a career they love. With our passionate teachers, exceptional staff and a talented student community, we’re confident in the education, guidance and network you will find here.
Jewellery Institute of Australia provides a unique and highly personalized method of learning, creating an environment to nurture, educate and encourage creative individuals to achieve the highest level of success. Browse through our site to learn more about what we have to offer.
Gabriel Owen the Director and instructor of JIA is a second-generation jeweller with over 25 years’ experience and a Graduate Gemologist of GIA.
He has studied across the United States and Europe with some of the top masters in the industry globally. As a result, JIA hosts some of the most experienced and influential Masters globally to conduct classes, allowing Australians access to international skills in a local setting.
JIA’s workbenches fully equipped with state of the art tools, a Leica Microscope, Pneumatic machines, Universal Flexi-Shaft and all the hand tools required.
Classes are designed to be short and intensive to maximize your learning, bearing in mind your busy lifestyle and schedules.