Introduction to Jewelry Making
The class will introduce you to a variety of technical processes, concepts, and design tools essential for understanding and working with fine metals. Learn about material sourcing and the cultural and historical aspects of jewelry and small-scale metals as a form of artistic expression. Some basic techniques that will be covered include: sawing, filing, riveting, simple forming, texturing, stone setting, and finishing.
What you will learn in this class:
Cultural history of jewelry and small-scale metals
Design concepts as they pertain to wearable and decorative metals
Working with specialized tools
Basic techniques: sawing filing, riveting