Brass ring, embellished with Nickel triangle

Intermediate Studio in Jewelry - Learning Outcomes

  • Course Description

    This is an intermediate course for students who have taken the introduction course in Jewelry.

    Advanced techniques in a variety of media are covered.

    1. Students will demonstrate their mastery of basic jewelry knowledge and skills by
    2. Creating a pendant from sketches to completion.
    3. Students will reflect their level of jewelry knowledge through written, and oral critique.
    4. Students will demonstrate their ability to research and extrapolate ideas into unique forms of jewelry.
    5. Students will quantify their ability to independently discover personal interests of jewelry design by creating individual direction.
    6. Students will be able to verbally defend aesthetic decisions by using proper terminology of design, tools, and techniques.
    7. Students will demonstrate their risk taking comfort level through the complexity of their jewelry designs.


    Targeted Vocabulary (a partial list)

    • Repetition
    • Torch
    • Striker
    • Composition
    • Engraving
    • Stamping
    • Texture
    • Draw Pliers
    • Draw Plate
    • Repousse’
    • Chasing
    • Lapidary
    • Solder
    • Flux
    • Pickle
    • Acetylene
    • Metal Etching
    • Epoxy
    • Casting