Corcoran College of Art and Design


Certificate Program

Ten courses at 1.5 credits each (15 credits total)

The Certificate in Jewelry program is designed for students who wish to acquire the technical skills required to create jewelry, and experiment with alternative approaches to art jewelry and jewelry’s function. Students will learn basic and advanced fabrication skills, casting techniques, basic stone setting, and the use of color, connections, clasps, and the history and design of jewelry. Elective courses allow students to develop advanced techniques and translate their ideas into works of art. Throughout the program, students will conceptualize and create their own designs in metal.

Four (4) required courses:

Six (6) elective courses may be chosen from the following: