Jewelry Making & Marketin
Fall Term 2013
Jewelry classes are designed to give students comprehensive information of the jewelry industry and will include a sequence of classes that include jewelry making, casting, design and production, marketing, pricing, catalogues and wholesale/retail aspects of the business. This program consists of 150 hours of core classes spread over at least four terms. Upon completion of the program, students will receive an award of completion. Special project classes are designed for students to complete projects and are available for those that want to use the lab for their own projects with instructor assistance.
Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Beginning
Learn the basics of jewelry fabrication from wire and sheet with sawing, soldering, surface embellishment, basic forming, ring construction, stone setting and chain making. Covers design and technical decisions. Required Text.
23571 – 2-5 pm, Tu, Oct 1-Dec 3, LCC08 Rm 101 (30 hrs $295) – Conlin
23572 – 6-9 pm, W,Oct 2-Dec 4, LCC08 Rm 101 (30 hrs $295) – Conlin
Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Special Projects (Open Lab)
Designed for students in the Jewelry program who need extra time to complete their projects with instructor led sessions. In addition, these classes may be used by those that want to use the studio to work on their own jewelry or small sculpture with guidance from the instructor when needed. Prerequisite: Beginning Jewelry or equivalent class or instructor permission.
23570 – 6-9 pm, Th, Oct 3-Dec 12, LCC08 Rm 101 (30 hrs $195) – Conlin
Jewelry: Open Lab
This class is designed for individuals that want to use the Jewelry lab for a limited time. Students in this class may use the nine hours during any of the Special Project class times. Instructor will maintain a sign-in log to track usage.
23574 - 6-9 pm, Th, Oct 3–Dec 12, LCC08 Rm 101 (30 hrs $195) – Conlin
Lost Wax Centrifugal Casting
Students will gain a basic understanding of wax modeling, sprueing and investing, burnout, centrifugal casting, and finishing.
23567 – 6-9pm, M, Sep 30-Dec 9, LCC08 Rm 101 (30 hrs $195) – Conlin
Learn basic stone cutting and polishing skills. Learn to identify gems, minerals and stones according to appearance and hardness and how to display and market your finished product. Students provide their own dust masks and plastic aprons. Additional needed supplies will be discussed at the first class.
23600 – 6-9 pm, Tu, Oct 1-Dec 4, LCC08 Rm 101 (30 hrs $195) – Conlin