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Overview of Jewelry Basics
Jewelry Design Elements 0:40
Measuring and Fitting 1:12
Safety with Materials and Tools 1:23
Specifics to Jewelry Making
Materials and Tools Needed for Wire Jewelry 0:45
Working with Wire
Filing Methods 2:44
Soldering Methods 6:58
Twisting the Ring 3:59
Creating with Sheet Metal
Materials and Tools Needed for Sheet Metal Jewelry 2:12
Cutting with the Saw 2:39
Riveting Basics 2:32
Adding Rivets 3:24
Materials and Tools Needed for Chain Making 1:14
Starting with Jumprings 3:09
Advanced Methods 3:39
Creating an S Clasp 2:14
Finishing Up Projects 6:33
Jewelry Making Assessment and Critique 2:31
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Learn how to get started with various jewelry supplies such as wire and sheet metal.
2 Explore jewelry making basics and dive deeper into creating custom jewelry pieces.
3 Immediately add depth and interest to your 3-D curriculum.
Metal jewelry making is a highly engaging technique for secondary students. In this Pro Pack, discover the essentials for basic jewelry making, along with tips and tricks of working with metal including safety procedures. Dive into techniques such as chain making, cutting sheet metal, soldering and more. Walk away with the ability to bring a variety of jewelry making techniques into your classroom to motivate and inspire student learning!
Connected National Visual Arts Standards:
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
High School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Matt Young has always been a builder and a thinker. Matt has spent the last 23 years teaching at Pickerington Central High School, where he focuses his work on 3D studies, computer graphics, and AP art. When not working on art or curriculum, Matt likes to travel with his wife to watch his daughter competitive Irish dance around the country.