Date/Time: Saturday January 27, 2024 10:00am-1:30pm
Location: Colors of the Stone show, Casino Del Sol, 5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson AZ 85757
Unlock your inner artist and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of fine silver clay in our "Beginners Silver" class. Whether you're a complete novice or have some prior experience, this workshop is thoughtfully designed to introduce you to the captivating art of working with fine silver clay, allowing you to create exquisite jewelry pieces that express your unique style and creativity.
What You'll Learn:
Molding Silver Clay: Explore the transformative process of turning raw silver clay into intricate jewelry designs. Acquire the skills to shape and sculpt your creative ideas into tangible works of art.
Using Embeddable Findings: Unleash your creativity by incorporating unique embeddable findings into your silver clay creations, adding a personalized touch to your jewelry pieces.
Setting a Cubic Zirconia: Elevate your jewelry-making skills as you master the art of setting a cubic zirconia gemstone. Create captivating focal points for your designs that shimmer with brilliance.
Refining the Clay: Learn the secrets of refining silver clay to achieve a flawless finish, ensuring your jewelry pieces radiate with beauty and professionalism.
Torch Firing and Polishing: Gain hands-on experience in torch firing, a crucial step in the silver clay process. Witness the magical transformation of your creations as they are fired to perfection. Then, explore the art of polishing to achieve a gleaming, professional finish.
Earring Design: Conclude your creative journey by selecting from a variety of earring wires to hang your unique creations. Express your personal style and taste in the final design of your earrings.
Your guide on this creative adventure is none other than Carrie Story, a master metal clay artist with years of expertise in crafting exceptional jewelry pieces. Carrie's passion for metal clay artistry and her dedication to nurturing your artistic talents will inspire and empower you throughout the workshop.
Who Can Join:
This class is open to all levels of experience, from absolute beginners to those with some prior familiarity with jewelry making. Carrie Story, our experienced instructor, will tailor her guidance to your skill level, ensuring that every participant enjoys a rewarding and educational experience.
As part of the workshop, you will receive:
- 15 grams of Project X .999 fine silver clay, providing you with the opportunity to create multiple unique pieces.
- A selection of fine silver embeddable findings to enhance and personalize your designs.
- Cubic zirconias to infuse your jewelry with a touch of dazzling brilliance.
- Sterling silver earring findings to complete your exquisite earrings.
Join us for "Beginners Silver: Magic with Fine Silver Clay" and embark on a creative journey that will not only expand your jewelry-making skills but also liberate your inner artist. Unleash your imagination and craft stunning silver jewelry that reflects your unique style. Reserve your spot today and experience the magic of working with fine silver clay under the expert guidance of master metal clay artist, Carrie Story.
* Students will have access to tools and equipment in class. We are offering 10% off the tool kits for all students who register in advance! Select the option with the tool kit when you register. We will bring your tool kit to Tucson!
The tool kit contains 12 essential metal clay tools. To see the complete tool kit, click here.