On Location (CAEL2034)


This unit focuses on material and significance in the processes of the conception and making of jewellery and how these appear in both contemporary and historical work. This unit takes an intensive approach to learning where students will be introduced to industry related examples in their relevant contexts. For example, this may be on location in the Australian goldfields or in the international jewellery epicenter in Munich or in the steel-working industry of NSW. Studio projects will be based on experience and research developed in the field.

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Lecturer and directed contact over 12 weeks, plus self-directed study; total student effort of 60 hrs


1x assessment task in week 4, 5 or 6 (20%) and 1x15 min oral examination of presentation of studio projects (80%) in week 15


Untracht, Oppi, Jewellery Concepts and Technology, Doubleday, Great Britain, 1982. Brepohl, Erhard, The Theory & Practice of Goldsmithing, Brynmorgen Press, Portland, 2001. McCreight, Tim, The Complete Metalsmith, Brynmorgen Press. Portland, Maine, 2004.

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One of MSTD2531, MSTD2532, MSTD3531, MSTD3532

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