Undergraduate Course: Jewellery and Silversmithing: Advanced (LLLA07012)
|School||Centre for Open Learning
||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 enhance students┐ technical skills in working with precious and base metals and contextual awareness of jewellery and silversmithing to make a related series of ambitious and focused pieces which include learning how to set stones and polish metals. The focus will also be on design issues, such as the relationship between a two dimensional design on paper and how it may be realised and developed into a three-dimensional object.
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:
extend their existing design knowledge to consider more advanced strategies including stone setting and polishing;
design and manipulate precious metals into ambitious jewellery items;
use drawing and research as a means of developing ideas to be realised as 3D objects.
|Recommended Day, L., 1907. Enamelling: a comparative account of the development and practice of the art. London: Batsford.|
McGrath, J., 1995. First Steps in Enamelling. London: Apple Press.
Speel, E., 1998. Dictionary of Enamelling: History and Techniques. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing LTD.
Untracht, O., 1957. Enamelling on Metal. Philadelphia PA: Pitman.
McCreight, T., 1991, The Complete Metalsmith, Worcester MA: Davis Publications
Codina, C., 2000. Handbook of Jewellery Techniques, London: A&C Black
De Bono, E., 2007. How to have Creative Ideas: 62 Exercises to Develop the Mind, London: Vermillion
Astfalck, J. (2005) New Directions in Jewellery. London: Black Dog Publishing LTD
Clarke, B. (2006) New Directions in Jewellery II. London: Black Dog Publishing LTD
Ebendorf, R. (2004) 1000 Rings ┐ Inspiring adornments for the hand. New York: Lark Books
Marthe Le Van. ed., (2005) 500 Broohes ┐ Inspiring adornments for the body. New York: Lark Books
Marthe Le Van. ed. (2006) 500 Necklaces ┐ Contemporary interpretations of a timeless form. New York: Lark Books
Gilhooley, D. (1997) Unclasped. London: Black Dog Publishing LTD
Rowley, S. ed., 1997. Craft & Contemporary Theory, London: Allen & Unwin
Greenhalgh, P. ed., 2002. The Persistence of Craft. London: A & C Black.
Adamson, G., 2007. Thinking Through Craft. Oxford: BERG.
Dormer, P. & Turner, R., 1994. The New Jewellery: Trends + Traditions Revised Edition. London: Thames and Hudson.
Dormer, P. ed., 1997. The Culture of Craft, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
|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||Mr Benjamin McNab
Tel: (0131 6)51 4832