Art 287 Introduction to Jewelry and Metalsmithing

A beginning level course in the exploration of materials and processes basic to jewelry and light-metal design and fabrication. This includes high temperature soldering, use of jewelers’ saw, files, hammers, small casting, and stone setting. Emphasis on idea development and craftsmanship. This course is the foundation for continued work of increasing conceptual and technical complexity. Open to Non-majors. Recommended preparation: Art 117 (expected of art & art history majors).