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Jewellery design: Specific Art History 32092/1717/1920/1/31
Study guide

Jewellery design: Specific Art History 3

Academic year 2019-20
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 3
    • Jewellery Design, Gold and Silversmithing
    Choice package:
    • aan opleidingsonderdelen naar keuze
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    • Jewellery Design & Gold and Silversmithing
    Choice package:
    • Elective courses
  • Preparatory Programme Visual Arts
  • Schakelprogramma Beeldende Kunsten
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Goossens Thessa
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Semester 2
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 09.03.2020 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Passed for Specifieke kunstgeschiedenis juweelontwerp en edelsmeedkunst 2

Learning outcomes (text)

The student acquires insight time factors who were influencing designers,jewel lovers and traders the last 800 years.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA3 - The student knows about and understands the social, cultural, artistic, historical and international context of the visual arts and artistic praxis, and continues to develop this knowledge and understanding.
The student knows the factors that since 1200 A.D. have had an influence on the vision of designers, carriers and traders of jewelry.

Learning objectives

The student has gained insight into the jewel evolution from the Renaissance to the 20th cetury.

The student can contextualize and comment on jewelry.

The student can interpret and comment on the work of a jewel designer.

Course content

Discussion of the influences and interaction of different European periods and other cultures.

Contemporary evolutions en tendencies

Study material (text): Mandatory

- Syllabus + the student takes notes and sketches 

- PowerPoint presentation: images + text

- movies

- Didactic material

- Manual: Schadt, Hermann (1996), Goldsmith's art: 5000 years of jewelry and hollowware, Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers (€50)

- The book list is provided at the start of the semester.

- The studio library and the central library are available

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials26,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours64,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Semester 2Knowledge test100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge test100,00

Evaluation (text)

semester 2: oral examination

second examination period: oral examination