Category Archives: Jewelry Design

About Love: Tiffany, Beyonce, Jay-Z, a Yellow Diamond and FIT Alums

As any good campaign should, Tiffany & Co’s attempt to appeal to younger potential customers with its “About Love” campaign lit up both the fashion press and mainstream media last month. Beyoncé is the first Black woman to wear the … Continue reading

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The semester’s first assignments

How do you teach remotely a curriculum grounded in creativity? Creatively. The high level of teaching and student engagement within the School of Art and Design shows how quality instruction can take place under unusual circumstances. First assignments are often … Continue reading

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Dean Brown: Making Jewelry for Buildings and for People

In a forthright conversation, Dean Brown, ’21, reveals his experience as a jewelry designer, being a student again, his industry experience, and what it is like being an African-American male in his major. He also talks about how a public … Continue reading

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A glassware design, inspired by seeing spring four times!

“The piece is inspired by the year I saw spring four times as I traveled,” says Jewelry Design Professor Wendy Yothers. “First in Lubbock Texas, where I was teaching; second in Michigan on the family farm; third in Taos, New … Continue reading

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Jewelry Design Senior Exhibit: “Somehow we top the year before”

“Every year we wonder if we can top the last year, and somehow we do,” says Jewelry Design Professor Michael Coan, referring to both the graduating student work currently on exhibit and designs singled out for Accessories Design Council awards. … Continue reading

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