Jewelry + Metals: Jewelry Concepts
Course No. MET 254-354-454 Credits: 3.0
Faculty Kathy Buszkiewicz
Why is jewelry worn? How is jewelry worn? This course will focus on the motivations behind why we make jewelry, and how jewelry functions in our contemporary culture, and others. The question of the boundaries of what defines jewelry, and the exploration of concepts guide the work. Self-initiated projects, as well as assignments relating to jewelry concepts, are presented throughout the semester. Readings, research, and dialogue are an integral part of the class. Slides and actual contemporary and historic pieces supplement the course. Open to sophomore Jewelry + Metals majors and all electives.
As a materials magician, Kathy Buszkiewicz creates multi-layered works from U.S. currency which explore themes...more
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