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    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
   
 
  Jan 16, 2018
 
 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

3DML208 Casting Intensive for Jewelers 3cr.


With the eyes and hands of a jeweler this course investigates various casting techniques. The
class incorporates both ancient methods and contemporary practices of casting multiples with
non-ferrous metals including bronze, silver and gold. Students are required to create specific
samples and finished pieces that use the techniques taught. Students are also required to
research examples of cast jewelry found in many diverse cultures as they develop their own ideas
through non-jewelry research and observation. Safety practices are incorporated and practiced
throughout the course. Importance is placed on wearibilty, craftsmanship, respect for safety and
idea development. This course is open to all levels.

Undergraduate Elective
Fall Only