Beginning Precious Metal Clay Jewelry FINE SILVER: (Adults) (One day workshop: 2/23/19)


Beginning Precious Metal Clay Jewelry FINE SILVER: (Adults) (One day workshop: 2/23/19)


$ 60 is the instruction fee.

Due to the high cost of silver, all discounts will be taken off of the instruction fee, but we ask that all participants cover the material cost of the silver. (You can choose from 3 different sizes/costs.

6 g= $14, makes one pair of earrings (small to medium size)

18 g= $32, makes 2 pairs of earrings and a pendant depending on size

28 g= $43, makes 2-3 pairs of earring, 2-3 pendants depending on size

You will learn how to mold, shape, cut, stamp, roll, and carve clay into designs for earrings, a pendant, a keychain, a tie clip, a bracelet or a pin. After the pieces come out of the kiln, we will also learn how to polish, burnish and apply patinas to give clay different antique looks if desired. Lastly, we will go over some basic wire-wrapping techniques so that you may turn your pieces into jewelry that you can wear or give as a gift!

Materials included are: jewelry storage case, polishing cloths, clay molding tool, clay rolling pin, rolling mat, step-by-step instruction sheets, container to store clay, gift bag, sterling silver findings (earring hooks, wire, jump rings), semi-precious stones/beads, Austrian crystals, and necklace & bracelet leather.

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Beginning Precious Metal Clay Jewelry: (Fine Silver) In this class, we will mold, shape, & cut soft pliable clay into shapes that when fired in a kiln, turn into 99.9% fine silver jewelry. Basic techniques of wire-wrapping and beading will also be covered. One day only. Next date: 1/12/19.