Oct 25, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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ARAD 3320 - Introduction to Metalsmithing & Jewelry


Three credit hours.

This course is an introduction to principle techniques involved in jewelry making and metalsmithing. Basic fabrication, forging, forming, connections (hot and cold), surface treatments, and finishing methods will be covered. An emphasis will be placed on the students’ mastery of problem solving, layout and design, and attention to craftsmanship in the execution of their projects. Visual presentations covering practicing smiths and historic trends will accompany the course curriculum to expose students to past and contemporary methods and ideologies in the field of jewelry and metalsmithing. Through discussions and critiques students will expand their ability to effectively speak about their work and constructively evaluate the work of their peers. The skills acquired in this course will provide the foundation for subsequent ideas and techniques related to the field of metalsmithing and jewelry.



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