ART 157B1 : Metalwork & Jewelry - Cold Fabrication I

Transcript title

Metalwork/Jewelry-Cold Fab I

Credits

2

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Lecture hours

10

Lab hours

30

Description

Introduction to the basic skills used to fabricate non-ferrous metals including silver, copper and copper alloys to make jewelry or other small metal objects. Projects will be joined using rivets, tabs, links and other methods of cold connections. Additional instruction includes developing design, annealing, drilling, sawing, filing, texturing, dapping and finishing techniques.

Learning outcomes

1. Learn the basics of metal construction using what are called cold connections. No solder will be used during this class.
2. Gain a basic knowledge of working with metal using hand tools.
3. Learn to work safely in a group studio with metalsmithing tools and equipment.
4. Learn proper metal finishing procedures.

Outside of
expected

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