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Artshed Arts / Events / Wed 12 Jun 2019

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery

This workshop is ideal for beginners who are interested in learning how to make real silver jewellery with this amazing creative clay.
The class will cover how to plan, create, fire and finish simple jewellery designs in real fine silver.

With all use of equipment and materials (including the silver!) included in the price.

Expect to make a pendant, which will be ready to wear by the end of the class.
We’ll cover all the key techniques of planning, rolling, shaping, design and decoration, as well as polishing and making up your finished pieces. We’ll also look at how easy it is to fire the clay at home – you don’t need a kiln. I will talk you through every stage, step by step with lots of demos and tips for silver success!

By the end of the workshop, you will have learnt:
1. How silver clay is made and where it comes from
2. The importance of planning your design
3. How to create simple designs using everyday items and a few basic tools
4. How to fire the clay at home. It takes just a few minutes and you don’t need a kiln.
5. Polishing and finishing your designs to a professional standard
6. The next steps to continue your silver clay adventure….!

A small range of books, sterling silver chains, thong, pearls and extra silver clay will be available to buy. Prices approx. £2.50 – £20.00

Melanie has been teaching creative workshops since 2003, and is the author of ‘Silver Clay Workshop: getting started with silver clay jewellery’ and ‘Rings’, and their latest book ‘Teach what you do’ was launched at Kirstie Allsop's Handmade Fair at Hampton Court last year.

Price: £60.00
When: Wednesday 12th June 2019
Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: Artshed Arts Centre, Ware
Age Group: 16yrs+

For more information visit https://www.artshedarts.co.uk/product/introduction-to-silver-clay-jewellery-1st-may/

Event Location

Artshed Arts

Westmill Farm
Westmill Road
Ware
SG12 0ES
SG12 0ES

Telephone: 01920 466 446
Email: enquiries@artshedarts.co.uk
Website: https://www.artshedarts.co.uk/product/introduction-to-silver-clay-jewellery-1st-may/

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