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Jewellery: Implementing the History of the 19th and 20th Century
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: MAAD 2B14 Intro to Jewellery/Metalsmithing: Fabrication or MAAD 2C04 MA&D Studio
The history of jewellery parallels significant events and social changes in the 19th and 20th century. This course will survey and define the histories of fine (precious), precious (fashion), and studio (fine craft) jewellery through slide lectures and research studio assignments. Processes, materials and terminology will be introduced within the context of each category of work and class discussion will address the traditional role of jewellery in Western culture and how that has been questioned in the 20th century.
Notes: There is a consumables fee attached to this course.
Alternates with MAAD 3B39 Fibre: Implementing the History of the 19th and 20th Century
Conditions: Requires a minimum grade of 60% to advance to further Material Art & Design studio courses.
Course was last updated January 28, 2009 - 2:01 PM