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Jewelry + Metals: Settings

Course No. MET 262-362-462  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Kathy Buszkiewicz
Prerequisite(s) Intro to Jewelry + Metals

This course will examine the subject and techniques of settings. Exploration of basic stone setting procedures are addressed. The ‘stones’ being set during the course of the semester will be precious or semi-precious gems, minerals, found or handmade objects created from a variety of materials. Individual investigations result in several pieces of jewelry or objects created as they are addressed by assignments in the class. The course addresses multiple sources for gems, and includes assistance with acquisitions. Demonstrations, samples and a visiting artist will supplement the course. Open to sophomore Jewelry + Metals majors, intermediate and advanced electives. Prerequisites: MET 249 Introduction to Jewelry + Metals.

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