HAD-369 History of Jewelry Design
This course will explore the history of jewelry and small object/accessory design in relation to the material processes of various global cultures. Why did certain cultures utilize specific materials and how did these practices affect their design work? How have various socio/political and economic factors influenced design movements? What historical visual motifs are evident in contemporary jewelry design? This course will follow a timeline through history that will examine the development of jewelry and small object design in worldwide contemporaneous cultures.