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Jewelry Design

Course number : NCR 9704   
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A comprehensive introduction to jewelry design exploring cold connections in metal arts.  This class features contemporary methods to create unique jewelry designs. By the end of this 3-session class you will know various methods of creating jewelry, including, hand-sawing, metal-forming, mixed metal and concepts in fabrication and design. You will participate in a series of hands-on demonstrations and exercises and learn the basics of contemporary cold-connection jewelry design, allowing you to produce one-of-a-kind works of art. This class covers the essential components of jewelry design as it relates to wearable art and metal arts.

Some materials are included in the course fee. Students are required to purchase some materials and tools for this class. The instructor estimates this cost at approximately $135 for those supplies. These materials should be purchased before the class start date.

Materials List: 


Materials may be purchased locally or online. Item numbers and prices are from the www.riogrande.com website (unless otherwise noted) and are provided for your information and convenience. Prices are subject to change and are accurate as of materials list publication.

Required Materials Prior To Class Start
  • V-Slot Bench Pin and Clamp - $7.45 Item #: 110010
  • Six-piece Needle File Set; half-round, round, equaling, square, flat and triangle - $7.99
Item #: 114556
  • German Adjustable Jeweler's saw frame - $14.89 Item #: 110042
  • Rio German Saw Blade Sampler Pack - $18.95 Item #: 112214
  • Stick BurLife® - $5.50 Item #: 117003
  • 20 Gauge Copper Round Wire - $5.30 Item #: 132453
  • 24 Gauge Copper - $13.50 Item #: 132124
  • Mallet, 9 oz. - $13.50 #: 112231
  • Ball Peen Hammer, 8 oz. - $11.95 Item #: 119335
  • German Shop Shears, Straight Tip - $13.45 Item #: 111237
  • Round Nose Pliers - $5.95 Item #: 111913
  • Chain Nose Pliers - $5.95 Item #: 111911
  • Steel 4x4 Bench Block - $13.45 Item #: 112570
Recommended Materials Prior To Class Start
  • 24” Chain
  • Brass or Sterling Silver Sheet Metal
  • Rivets 4mm Compression Cap (such as TierraCast Double Round)
  • Beads & Gemstones
Local bead stores
  • Beads by the Bay, 333 Morro Bay Boulevard, Morro Bay, CA  93442
  • Beads of Sharon, Avila Gallery, 65 Landing Passage, Avila Beach, CA 93424
  • Howe’s Beads and Crafts, 1329 Spring Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446
  • Jewell’s Beads, 1443 W Grand Avenue, Grover Beach, CA 93443
  • Unique Selections, 790 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

Location
Cal Poly TBA

Instructor
Dara Rosenwasser 

 

Notice

Please read:  Cal Poly may require a parking permit. See the link for more information: https://afd.calpoly.edu/parking

Tuition: 

$189.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
4/4/2020 - 4/18/2020 Weekly - Sat 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly TBA  Map Dara Rosenwasser  Lecture

Other Class Offerings

Jewelry Design
ID: 24291

01/11/20 - 01/25/20
Weekly - Sat
3 sessions.

Location
Cal Poly TBA

Instructor
Dara Rosenwasser