Goldsmith Enameller

Meenakari Karigar

Minimum 10th

On-the-job training for a minimum period of six months

Certified training for Goldsmith: Enameller (programme aligned to G&J/Q 0909 released by the Gem & Jewellery Skills Council of India)

Not applicable

The tasks a goldsmith Enameller is expected to perform include:

Painting vibrant patterns on the finished jewellery frame as per design

Dexterity of the hands

Good eyesight

Ability to match the design picture to the actual piece

Knowledge of preparing the gold jewellery surface for enamel paint application

Knowledge of using gas torches and chemicals

Ability to detect the various types of product defects

Spot difficulties with respect to practicality of design

Knowledge of reducing gold loss and rework


Ability to work independently

Good communication skills

Team spirit

Multi-tasking ability

Decision-making skills

Creative thinking

It is a bench job

Need not handle a team

Travelling is not required

Part-time work and contractual work is available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Most companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8 hours every day. This may vary from company to company.Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards like strained eyesight, neck and arm pain, minor cuts and burns etc. if not taken care of

For freshers -INR5,000 -INR7,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience -INR10,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

India is the global leader in handmade gold and gem-set jewellery. With an increasing trend in coloured stones setting in handmade jewellery, the demand for Goldsmith: Enameller is only set to increase multi-fold.

Handmade gold and gem-set jewellery manufacturing units in India

Cities across India

Will be updated

Indian Diamond Institute

Indian Institute of Jewellery (IIJ)

Will be updated