NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) Jenine Lepera Izzi is creative director of the New York Jewelry Design Institute, the city’s leading boutique jewelry design institute, located in the center of the Diamond District on 45th Street. Jenine began her career in corporate sales positions in the biotech and finance industries, building a loyal client base along the East Coast from Boston to Miami. But she also maintained a passion for art, quality design, as well as living and working in New York City.
Designers learn identification and pricing during a new six-session course at the New York Jewelry Design Institute With Valentine's Day and the trade shows around the corner, designers are shopping for those pink, red and purple gems that say "I love you" in a classic way. With the skills to identify and select stones, designers can feel secure in purchasing for their collections, which makes the supply chain more reliable for end consumers. This February, Buying Colored Gemstones is the latest New York Jewelry Design Institute (NYJDI) course launch, with Alan Brodsky at the helm. "Choosing gemstones is a unique expression of oneself. Buying gems is a creative part of the artistic experience. Gemstones are the personal pallet, offering a selection for expression," says designer and professor, Alan Brodsky.
Art, business and CAD are the focus of the New York Jewelry Design Institute’s new courses beginning Jan. 2018. New York--This spring, the New York Jewelry Design Institute is holding five courses that focus on what they call the ABCs of jewelry design: art, business and computer-aided design (CAD). “The ABCs are an easy way to remember what the full program is about,” explained Jenine Lepera Izzi, creative director of NYJDI. “Our course of studies is circular, not linear, so students can begin anywhere. There is no starting, or ending point. Some students gravitate more towards one pillar (art, business or CAD) over the others. By compartmentalizing the different classes, it is easier for them to gain the well-rounded skills needed to become great designers.”