Silver Metal Clay Basics :0114:1

Sun, Jan 14, 2018 -- 12:00 PM-6:00 PM at Creator Haven LLC

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An example of a pendant of molded silver clay. This is not necessarily one of the projects that you will make during class.

No prerequisites – Ages 14 to adult – All experience levels welcome!

Silver metal clay is like magic! It starts in clay form and then fires to pure fine silver. Shape and texture it with simple tools to make genuine solid silver jewelry without solder, saws or toxic chemicals. After firing with a butane torch or kiln, the clay binders burn away and the silver molecules fuse together, resulting in .999 pure fine silver jewelry!  You can even add gemstones for extra bling.

In this 6 hour class you will make two personalized projects while learning the essentials of working with metal clay. You’ll find out about the different types of metal clay and their uses, how to texture, embellish, mold and manipulate the clay, and how to set gemstones. You’ll also learn techniques such as sanding, torch and kiln firing and finishing. You’ll leave with finished jewelry plus the necessary skills for your future creative explorations with metal clay! No prior metal clay or jewelry making experience is required. Use of all tools, equipment and incidentals are included.

The additional required Kit Fee includes silver clay, the use of silver syringe, cubic zirconia gemstones, and findings.

 

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