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Jewelry Design

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Fall Courses

August 26 - December 19

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JD 101
Introduction to Jewelry Fabrication
2.0 credits
In-state $432.00   Out-of-state $1,298.00
(Does not include $20 lab fee)
Basic processes used in the design and creation of jewelry. Students fabricate their own designs in the studio. (G6: Arts)

Fall

CRN Section Day Time Location
21394 15A M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM A481


JD 103
Jewelry and Accessories Fabrication (Interdisciplinary)
2.0 credits
In-state $432.00   Out-of-state $1,298.00
This is an interdisciplinary course cross-listed with LD 103. This interdisciplinary course challenges students to combine jewelry and accessories aesthetics, materials and problem solving methodology to create a unique three-piece collection that may include but not limited to sandals, hats, handbags and belts.

Fall

CRN Section Day Time Location
31213 15A M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM A480
31213 15A M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM A487


JD 121
Wax Carving
1.0 credits
In-state $216.00   Out-of-state $649.00
Wax carving of designs suitable for jewelry, stressing illusion and perspective, needed for both brooches and rings. Emphasis is on preparing a design and model for production.

Fall

CRN Section Day Time Location
30242 15A F 6:30 PM-8:20 PM A480


JD 141
Introduction to Diamonds
2.0 credits
In-state $432.00   Out-of-state $1,298.00
This introductory course provides an overview to diamonds, how crystals form, the physical and optical properties of diamonds, and mining techniques throughout history from ancient times to the present day. Other topics include a review of mining locations and techniques, and the cultural, environmental, financial, and global economic impact of diamonds.

Fall

CRN Section Day Time Location
26916 15A T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C816


JD 243
Gemology II
2.0 credits
In-state $432.00   Out-of-state $1,298.00
(Does not include $20 lab fee)
Pre-requisite: JD 241
A gem identification course with students learning the use of various laboratory equipment such as the gemological microscope, dichroscope, polariscope, specific gravity balance, refractometer, ultraviolet light, spectroscope, and other instruments used in gem identification.

Fall

CRN Section Day Time Location
31441 15A W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM C816


JD 244
Gemology III
3.0 credits
In-state $648.00   Out-of-state $1,947.00
Pre-requisite: JD 243 and JD 281, or approval of chairperson
In-depth study of gem materials and their synthetic counterparts. Topics include functionality of gem equipment, application to gem testing, and the development of gem material from its atomic natural structure to polished gem state.

Fall

CRN Section Day Time Location
31727 15A R 6:30 PM-8:20 PM C816
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