Introduction to Jewellery Design and Making 2

Duration

18 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

City Campus

Cost

$380

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

This short course is the second in a sequence of courses to develop a better knowledge of jewellery design and making with the School of Art. The objective will be to learn about contemporary jewellery design and practice and to delve into the material processes of Gold  Silvermithing. Participants will work creatively from original drawings using essential processes to explore contemporary forms in metal.

Course content

Participants will participate in designing and making jewellery objects utilising introductory Gold Silversmithing techniques. Through a series of learning activities participants will develop ideas and designs through drawings and assemblages.

  • Experience technical processes and working with metals specifically related to Gold Silversmithing practice.
  • Use different metal fabrication techniques such as:
    • Sawing
    • Filing
    • Cold-joining
    • Riveting and soldering

Timetable

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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Prerequisites

It is recommended students have completed Introduction to Jewellery Design and Making course or have equivilent jewellery design and making experience.

Materials supplied

Basic materials and tools required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

Personal protective equipment. A list of materials you will be required to purchase will be supplied prior to the course commencing.

Suited to

This course is suited to participants who attended the first Jewellery Design and Making course or those who already have some basic experience in a Gold Silversmithing studio and who are interested in learning more about jewellery design and making.

Outcome

Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

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