No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2016

JWD103 Jewellery Components (8)


In this subject students will produce a range of fundamental and articulated components common to the manufacture of functional jewellery pieces. In addition students will learn to effectively solve both aesthetic and functional design problems where the components are tailor-made to suit each individual design.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: JWD103
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Enrolment restrictions


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to demonstrate knowledge of the technical specifications of primary jewellery components
- be able to demonstrate knowledge of the aesthetic qualities of primary jewellery components
- be able to demonstrate an understanding of the functional qualities of primary jewellery components
- be able to demonstrate innovative application of the technical, functional and aesthetic qualities of primary components to individually designed jewellery
- be able to exhibit a knowledge and understanding of contemporary jewellery and historical developments as they have provided the context to modern jewellery practice


The subject will cover the following topics:
- function of various findings, fittings and movements - production of a range of sample findings, fittings and movements - design and manufacture of individual jewellery - the adaptation of the various components to individual jewellery designs


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.