In this course, students will use STEAM to create jewelry pieces, including earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and hair barrettes/combs. Practice basic metal-smithing techniques to work with different elements to create personalized artistic pieces. Students will use jewelry tools, utilize wire-wrapping techniques, learn wire gauges, work with jewelry findings, and possibly fuse glass and enamel with copper.
Dr. Carrie Jones is an experienced educator and brings a passion for this subject into every room she enters. She has previously taught similar courses at North Carolina Governor’s School-East and teaches at the North Carolina State University Craft Center.