Students will become proficient in computer modeling, fabrication, casting, stone setting, forming, repair, and design.
The Goldsmithing and 3D Jewelry Design program prepares students for careers as independent studio artists, designers, and studio technicians within the jewelry industry.
Upon completion of this program, students will have the ability to fabricate jewelry, design and produce jewelry using CAD/CAM, cast jewelry in various forms, utilize a variety of stone setting techniques, perform a variety of surface treatments, forge and form unique components using both anti clastic and synclastic forming techniques, use a hydraulic press and die making for forming, preform basic jewelry repair, and exhibit a professional jewelry portfolio representing various aspects of the jewelry industry.
Attributes of Successful Goldsmiths and Jewelry Designers:
- Passionate about creating wearable goods
- Creative and determined
- Open-minded to different styles and preferences
- Able to accept praise and criticism