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Jewelry + Metals: Mechanisms

Course No. MET 251-351-451  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Kathy Buszkiewicz | Matthew Hollern
Prerequisite(s) Intro to Jewelry + Metals

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 sophomore Jewelry + Metals majors and all electives. Prerequisite: MET249 Introduction to Jewelry + Metals.



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