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Beginning Jewelry


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Collins 310

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Students are introduced to basic issues and techniques unique to jewelry making as a creative and expressive medium. Techniques covered include: basic fabrication (cold-joining, sawing, soldering, and finishing), lost wax casting, and stone setting. Projects use precious metals as well as common materials. Traditional and contemporary attitudes toward body adornment are also discussed. No prerequisites.

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Kelly Jean Conroy’s jewelry work focuses on life cycles in nature. Her specialties are enameling, working with natural materials: carving bone, piercing mother of pearl, and casting. She graduated with a BFA in Art Education from Syracuse University and MFA in Jewelry Metals from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She has taught metals and enameling … Read more