Jewelry

Introduction to Jewelry and Metalsmithing

VAFA107

Students are introduced to the basic techniques necessary for the design and fabrication of jewelry and small three-dimensional metal forms. This course is the foundation for further exploration into jewelry design and metalsmithing as a vehicle for self-expression.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Jewelry II

VAFA108

This course emphasizes the refinement of technical skills necessary to fabricate complex design concepts. Students explore various methods and materials which are incorporated into the design and construction of several major works.

3 credits
Prerequisite: VAFA107 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Jewelry/Lost Wax

VAFA109

This course introduces the ancient art of lost wax metal casting and its contemporary application to the production of fine jewelry or small sculptural objects.

3 credits
Prerequisite: VAFA107 (C or better)
Corequisite: None