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Silver clay jewellery 'weekend' in Devon

Learn to use silver clay paste at West Country Creative

Duration: Any 2 days, 10.00am - 4.00pm

Price: £235

Book with: Jo Hunter
at West Country Creative Ltd

Plowden Park
Newton Down
Lifton
Devon
PL16 0AS
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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

About the Course

Silver metal clay is an amazing material! Made from recycled silver, mixed with organic binders and moisture, it can be textured, shaped, cut and moulded like clay, but, when it's fired, it reverts to become 99.9% fine silver again. This means that you don't need any prior jewellery making or silversmithing skills to enjoy this media and make beautiful, fine silver jewellery pieces!

If you’re new to the magic of silver clay and want to learn lots of skills, techniques and tips in one concentrated burst, then this is the course for you. This workshop will take you from no knowledge to confident maker and immerse you in all things silver clay for an amazing two days!

You will learn how to prepare and work with the clay, how to make pendants, earrings and a ring and how to work with lump, paste and syringe clays. More advanced projects (which may require additional clay which can be bought on the day) are also available such as stone setting, 3D charms and bead making. You can design your own course content! You’ll have pieces fired in the kiln as well as being able to fire your work with a torch so you can continue working at home easily. You’ll learn how to achieve a beautiful shine to your work and how to add a patina to your pieces.

This workshop is suitable for those aged 16+.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The course fee includes all the silver clay necessary to make the introductory projects, use of all tools and equipment, sterling silver findings and unlimited tea and coffee. Larger/advanced projects may require additional clay available to purchase at the studio. You will need to bring a packed lunch each day. Free private parking on site.

This workshop runs on demand so please contact me with your choice of dates. No minimum number required.

B&B accommodation is available at Plowden Park - please get in touch for details, availability and prices.



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  • Accommodation offered
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends

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