Grades: 10-12

Unit of Credit: ½ each semester

Prerequisite: Studio in Art

In Metals 1, students learn the basics in designing and creating jewelry with metals and other materials. Techniques, such as braiding, piercing, hammering, soldering, and modeling will be explored. Students will make objects that are functional and non-functional.

In Metals 2, students continue to explore metalsmithing techniques and learn more advanced methods including stone setting, hollow ware, and an introduction to lost wax casting. There will continue to be an emphasis on design as it relates to functional and non-functional pieces.