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Metal clay jewellery courses

Metal clay was developed in Japan and took the jewellery world by storm in the early 90s. Since then, metal clay workers and craft artists have proliferated and there are workshops the length and breadth of the UK that will show you the techniques required to make beautiful jewellery pieces using metal clay. Metal Clay is sometimes referred to as Art Clay Silver or Precious Metal Clay, but the process is the same. Fired in a kiln, with a torch, or in a home stove, metal clay jewellery allows crafters to create beautiful and intricate work - in a relatively short time!

£80
Warwickshire
One day silver clay workshop in Loughborough or Market Bosworth. This is an introductory class to the wonders of Silver Clay. We will show you how to use the clay and help you to design and make your own jewellery which when fired becomes pure ,solid silver- you will make two or three pieces depending on size. The jewellery will be fired and ready for you to wear home or Why not make a unique...
£55
Online & Dorset - Next course on 23rd May 2019
Enjoy the magic of metal clay in the hilltop Dorset town of Shaftesbury. Beginners are especially welcome. Work with fully qualified teacher and art clay instructor Fiona Ingram to shape, texture, finish and fire your very own pendant, charm or earrings in fine silver. Small groups and a relaxed, supportive atmosphere are guaranteed. You even get to take your very own piece of jewellery home with you on the day. This course makes a lovely...
£80
West Yorkshire - Next course on 16th June 2019
Silver clay is a fantastic medium to work with! The versatility of clay, but with silver!! The end result is pure silver and stunning results can be achieved even by beginners. Laura Barnes, with many years teaching experience and a Masters Degree in Ceramics, will guide you through the process to create a piece/s that are unique to you and totally professional looking! Taught in the light, airy and warm studio of Creative with Nature...
£55
Hertfordshire - Next course on 25th May 2019
In this three hour session, you will be taught the basics of working with silver clay with demonstrations and tips for successful jewellery making. You will be taught how to roll, texture, fire and finish a minimum of one .999 fine silver pendant which will be ready to take home at the end of the workshop (potentially more depending on the size and shape chosen). Please note: if you have a design project in mind...
£100
East Sussex
Introduction to Silver Clay one day course This course covers the following: -Making a textured pendant with or without a cut out -How to successfully join two dry pieces of clay -How to use moulding compounds and how to make charms and earrings from the moulds -How to make an Arum Lily pendant -Torch firing and kiln firing -How to make Jump rings, headpins and earring fittings -Finishing your piece (brushed or high shine finishes)...
£65
Tyne & Wear - Next course on 22nd May 2019
Learn how to make your own beautiful fine silver jewellery from art clay silver, at my studio in Newcastle upon Tyne. No previous experience is necessary! Silver clay when fired, which can be done using an inexpensive torch at home, results in 99.9% fine silver pieces. By the end of my course you will have some beautiful jewellery to take home. I will teach you the following: Rolling & cutting Texturing Layering Pre fire finishing...
£130
Leicestershire - Next course on 15th June 2019
Join us on our one day beginners workshop to learn the fundamentals of creating your own beautiful solid silver jewellery. This workshop is aimed at those with no little or no experience of working with silver clay. After this workshop you will have the knowledge and skills to be able to create your own designs in the comfort of your own home. Guided by your instructor you’ll make four pieces of solid silver jewellery. What...
£55
Somerset - Next course on 8th June 2019
Learn to make your own beautiful fine silver jewellery from art clay silver - no previous experience is necessary. Silver clay is one of a range of metal clays. All metals clays are fine metal powder mixed with a binder to create malleable clay that can be moulded, textured, rolled and cut out. The clay is then dried before being fired with a torch (which can be done using an inexpensive torch at home) or...
£45
Lothian - Next course on 20th August 2019
In this taster workshop, you will create a pendant or pair of earrings from hallmark-quality silver with jeweller Anna Campbell.  You will learn how to make jewellery out of a material called silver clay, which is made up of recycled silver particles, an organic binder and water. Silver clay requires with very little equipment so it's perfect for those wanting to learn a new skill they can easily do at home. You will be taken...
£120
Warwickshire - Next course on 9th June 2019
Spend a relaxed and informal day learning new skills to make your own solid silver pendant and / or earrings using the wide range of materials available to you. Every aspect of the processes involved in making silver jewellery this way will be demonstrated and discussed in the workshop. Not only will you come away with some gorgeous pieces but you will also leave with the knowledge to go forward to create more pieces at...