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METALSMITHING & JEWELRY DESIGN I
This is an introductory course for exploring metalworking
and jewelry as a form of creative expression. Focuses
on the basic techniques of piercing, riveting, soldering,
sheet metal construction, wire forging and forming,
surface embellishment, and forming of sheet metal.
Students will make a brooch, a hollow constructed ring,
and a chain. Slide lectures will be used to inspire and
introduce students to each of the three projects.
Thorough demonstrations will be given of each of the
techniques used for making technical samples and
creative jewelry and metalwork for the projects. Mixed
media is encouraged. Tool kits will be provided. Students
will need to purchase materials, a list of supplies, and
some hand tools.