Department of Jewelry Design and Technology

The Department of Jewelry Design and Technology was opened in 1995. Currently, the department is actively developing industrial cooperation with leading Russian enterprises engaged in the extraction, sorting and processing of gemstone raw materials and the production of jewelry. The laboratories of the department are equipped with modern equipment for processing jewelry materials, allowing students to acquire the necessary professional skills. Much attention at the department is paid to the development of design thinking in making jewelry and stone-cutting products, as well as the skills of evaluating and identifying ornamental, jewelry and precious materials and analyzing their design suitability. During their studies, students actively participate in international exhibitions, competitions and conferences, allowing them to understand the general context of the jewelry industry, update their knowledge and understand the trends of modern science.

Key personnel

Educational programs

Training period
Training period
4 years

Research projects

  • Technology for producing imitation gold and silver nuggets for jewelry design
  • Creation of jewelry by vacuum casting according to natural models
  • Burnt rocks of coal deposits as a new design material
  • Visualization of audio recordings in jewelry texture design

New releases

Partners /
Irkutsk Art Museum named after V. P. Sukachev
Irkutsk Regional Art Museum named after V. P. Sukachev is one of the richest treasures of fine art in Siberia. The museum's funds number over 23 thousand works of painting, graphics, sculpture, decorative and applied art. /
Irkutsk regional branch "Union of Designers of Russia"
The Union of Designers of Russia is an all–Russian public organization established on December 5, 1991 by specialists working in design industry.
Design occupies a key place in the creative economy and covers the whole surrounding world: industrial design, communicative design, environmental design, textile and fashion design, conceptual and service design. The Union of Designers of Russia represents more than 4,500 specialists in the field of design and 67 regional branches in the territory of the Russian Federation. /
Kaliningrad Amber industrial complex
Kaliningrad Amber industrial complex is the only enterprise in Russia where industrial amber mining is carried out. It is the flagship of the amber industry in Russia, a recognized world leader, closely integrated into the system of international production and turnover of amber and amber products, determining trends and parameters of the world market.
Baikalkvartsamotsvety company
Baikalkvartssamotsvety is the only full-cycle enterprise from the Urals to the Far East that independently explores, mines and processes natural gemstones

Outstanding graduates