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PMJ-482 Making Wearable Art: Beginner Jewelry Fa

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This beginning jewelry studio course will provide an introduction to basic direct metalfabrication techniques using non-ferrous metals. Students will learn fundamentaltechniques such as: sawing, piercing, filing, sanding, and forming, along with variousfinishing applications to create wearable pieces. Cold connections, silver soldering,basic bezel setting for stones and scoring and bending for creating dimensionalforms will be covered and will enable students to create more complex pieces as thecourse progresses. Design concepts and problems associated with makingwearable objects will be addressed with each project. Patterns will be used tosupport artistic design development and all projects will be student-designed withinproject parameters. Students can expect to create three wearable pieces in thiscourse and come away with a strong foundation in direct metal fabricationtechniques and skill sets.