Types of members, Qualification, and Fees

Regular Members
  • Persons must have had at least five years of experience as a professional jewellery designer.
  • Persons must have extensive knowledge and experience in jewellery design.
  • Persons must have qualifications similar to the above.
  • Initial fee: ¥30,000
  • Annual dues: ¥50,000
Associate Members
  • Business corporations, groups and individuals, who have an interest in jewellery design, agree to the objectives of JJDA, and are willing to pay membership fees.
  • Initial fee: no initial fee
  • Annual dues: corporations and groups: ¥100,000/unit (1 or more units)
  • Individuals: ¥50,000/unit(1 or more units)
Application procedures

Complete the standard application form and submit it to the administrative office together with the supporting materials. Evaluations will be made at the Board of Directors' meeting held 4 times a year (April, July, October, and January). Individuals will be contacted regarding their application status. For any further information please contact the administrative office. Executive secretary:

Privilege of membership
  • Membership card
  • Membership escutcheon (charged)<<"this means that members can buy"
  • Membership discount for tools and materials at designated shops
  • Free subscription of the JJDA journal and newsletters. Membership discount for books and other printed matters.
  • Free access to the handbook on jewelry designers' contract
  • Priority tickets for seminars held by JJDA
  • Participation in various exhibitions held by JJDA
  • Application for "The national health insurance union of Artists"
  • Application for the product liability insurance
  • Free listing on JJDA website in the sections of "Member" and "Exhibition"