Metalwork & Jewelry: Hot Fabrication I

As a result of taking this course, students will:

  1. Develop intermediate skills for forming and texturing nonferrous metal to make jewelry or other small scale objects in a controlled manner.

  2. Develop soldering skill with more complex and dimensional constructions; soldering bezels and hinges; learn to stick feed solder; and learn to use different temperature grades of silver solders.

  3. Create more sophisticated and detailed designs which exhibit a strong understanding of good design qualities.

  4. Improve creative thinking skills by problem-solving to build more complex soldering set-ups