Jewelry + Metals: Mechanisms
Throughout the history of jewelry and metalwork mechanisms have served physical, aesthetic, and conceptual functions, from movement to closure, ornament to interaction. This course is designed as a project-based curriculum to offer experiences to learn to design and make mechanisms, catches, latches, and hinges for movement and closure of jewelry and objects, as well as linkage systems, findings for jewelry, and mechanical objects. Each student has the opportunity to complete technical exercises, samples, and finished work for your portfolio. Slides, demonstrations and samples supplement the course. Open to Jewelry + Metals majors and all electives. Prerequisite: MET249 Introduction to Jewelry + Metals.
Associate Professor/Chair of Ceramics/Chair of Glass
Seth Nagelberg is an artist and designer working primarily in clay. In 2015 Nagelberg published his first book...more
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