ART 173 - Introduction to Jewelry and Metalsmithing
3 units 2 hours lecture, 4 hours lab Credit, degree applicable Transfer CSU
This course is an introduction to the design and technical processes of jewelry and metalsmithing. Construction techniques such as sawing, soldering, forming, and surface embellishment are employed in combination with various metals and stones. Also covered are issues of contemporary aesthetics and their influence on jewelry design and construction.