Jewelry Making | Osher Lifelong Learning Institute | University of Miami

Jewelry Making

OSH 924 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English
Locations: TBA
Instructor: Nina Ramos

Course Description

This course will show many jewelry techniques. You are probably going to be surprised by how little time it takes to create something that you’ll be proud to wear. In this class, you will be learning the secrets of making a successful jewelry creation (technique, style, and function). 

Week 1 Define symmetrical, asymmetrical and radial balance
Week 2 Recognize the tools and their functions
Week 3 Use crimp beads, open and close a jump ring, measure string correctly
Week 4 Attach chains to a multi-stand divider
Week 5 Execute several wire wrapping techniques: simple loop, wrapped loop, and a loop with chain
Week 6 Finishing pieces

Ms. Jiovannina (Nina) Ramos was born in Caracas, Venezuela, where she received her background and practice as a teacher in yoga and meditation from La Gran Fraternidad Universal Fundación. She graduated with a bachelor degree in humanities and art degree from the Escuela de Artes Visuales Cristobal Rojas, also in Caracas. Nina lived in Caracas until 1995 when she moved to Miami. In Miami, Nina is a life coach, medical assistant and licensed massage therapist.

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