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!
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...
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)...
Learn 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
Pre fire finishing
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...
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...
The invention of a new material called Silver Clay has opened up new business opportunities for entrepreneurs who may be young Mums or people that require the flexibility of a job that can be fitted in around their families and their busy lives. This course is taught by Paula Louise Paton who has been in the jewellery business for more than 18 years. Paula runs her own jewellery business and continually updates the course content...
No previous experience is required for this friendly, relaxed and supportive workshop. With a strong emphasis on developing skills and learning good practice, spend a day making fine silver jewellery. You'll discover all you need to know to continue with the craft at home without the need for a kiln.
With regular demonstrations of technique, students will learn how to prepare their designs, making and refining 3 - 4 pieces before firing and polishing them...
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...
I offer day courses in Silver Clay. Silver clay is made from silver particles suspended in a binder which once sculpted and fired burns away to leave pure/fine silver (99%). It means that you can create beautiful silver jewellery easily in one session. As an enameller the reason I started using silver clay was to create pieces that I could then enamel, which can also be covered.
Covered in the lesson are:
Types of clay...
Full day course teaching the basics of silver clay. Students are taught everything they need to go away and start making their own silver jewellery from silver clay. At the end of the day they will take home several pieces of jewellery, depending on size, and new skills they can use.