Jewelry Design

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JD 103
Jewelry and Accessories Fabrication (Interdisciplinary)

2.0 credits
In state $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

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.

CRN Section Day Time Location
33045 15A M 6:30 PM–9:20 PM A481

JD 121
Wax Carving

1.0 credits
In state $220.00 Out of state $661.00

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.

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 $440.00 Out of state $1322.00

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.

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