If you are interested in making jewelry for your own use or probably to sell or even gift to friends, you need to stay up to date with the latest trends. Fortunately, there are a lot of information out there, in magazines and on the internet. There are even a lot of sites which offer free design instructions should you want to include a particular method of making jewelry.
It really does not matter where you learn your jewelry making, but for ideas you really need to make a lot of research. But this also should depend on what kind you are making and the type of designs you make. If you like the trendy designs get your ideas from top end designers like those designed by Christian Dior for these are the houses which are considered the foundations of high fashion.
However, if you are into classic designs, you can research on images of jewelry made during different periods