Undergraduate Course: Jewellery Techniques 1 (LLLA07071)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||THIS IS A FOR-CREDIT COURSE OFFERED BY THE OFFICE OF LIFELONG LEARNING (OLL); ONLY STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH OLL SHOULD BE ENROLLED.
This course will introduce and expand students┐ jewellery design and making skills using techniques such as sawing, filing, forming and soldering. The focus will be on using riveting and doming incorporated in a more personal project. Students will consider design issues such as the relationship between a two dimensional design on paper and its realisation as a developed three-dimensional form.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to:
- demonstrate an ability to research, develop and evidence visual ideas for making basic jewellery pieces
- make basic jewellery using a range of materials including the use of riveting and doming
- show a developed understanding of the design process for small-scale wearable jewellery by experimenting with sketches, tests and samples and producing finished piece(s).
Gale, e. and Little, A., 2000, Teach Yourself Jewellery Making, London: Hodder Headline Ltd.
McCreight, T., 1991, The Complete Metalsmith ┐ An Illustrated Handbook, Worcester MA: Davis Publications Inc.
McGrath, J., 2008, Jewellery Making: A Complete course for beginners, London: Apple Press
Murphy, K., 2009, Non-precious Jewellery: Methods and techniques, London: A&C Black
MacDonald, J., 2011, Jewellery from Recycled Materials, London: A&C Black
Larks Books 500 series: 500 Bracelets, 500 Necklaces, 500 Earrings, 500 Brooches, 500 Lockets & pendants, 1000 rings
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||ability to use jewellery making techniques effectively
designing 3d objects
transforming and combining materials
ability to undertake research and reflective practice and apply these in the context of jewellery within visual culture
|Course organiser||Mr Robbie Bushe
|Course secretary||Ms Sherrey Landles
Tel: (0131 6)50 4400