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JD 117 — Enameling for Contemporary Jewelry

2 credits; 1 lecture and 2 lab hours

Vitreous enamel has been used for centuries as a means of adding color and richness to precious objects and jewelry. This course examines historical and contemporary uses of enamel, and explores the various methods of its application, including cloisonne, limoges and champleve, the use of silver and gold foils, oxidation, surface finishing and setting techniques.
Prerequisite(s): JD 101 or JD 174.