Bombay Hoops Jan. 31, 2024 Tucson AZ
Bombay Hoops Jan. 31, 2024 Tucson AZ

Bombay Hoops Jan. 31, 2024 Tucson AZ

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Date/Time: Wednesday, January 31, 2024 9:30am - 1:30pm

Location: Colors of the Stone show, Casino Del Sol, 5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson AZ 85757

Bombay Hoops

In this exciting class you will combine metalsmithing with metal clay techniques as you design a pair of gorgeous swinging hoops. Take embeddable findings in metal clay to a whole new level as you learn to form them finesse fused fine silver wire rings into your clay to create seamless earrings. Twist your wire, add granulation or leave hoops plain. Option to add a fancy bail with small eyelet and patina. If time allows, we will fabricate ear wires.

Instructor: Your guide on this artistic journey is none other than Melissa Kay-Steves, a leading authority in the art of metal clay. With Melissa's expert guidance, you'll master the techniques to craft stunning designs.

Class Fee: The cost for this enriching experience is just $150 per participant. This fee includes 15 grams of Project X .999 silver clay, tools, and equipment you'll need to bring your creations to life. No hidden costs—just pure creative enjoyment.

Class Kit: $45, payable to the instructor at the time of the class. You'll receive a kit that includes fine silver and sterling wire, fine silver eyelets, template, textures, consumables and instructions.

Who Can Join:

This class welcomes participants of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced metal clay artists. Melissa's patient and expert instruction ensures that everyone can enjoy and excel in this creative endeavor.

Suggested tools to bring:

Step ring mandrel, rawhide mallet, metal file, wire cutters, 1/2 round pliers, round pliers, flat pliers (instructor will have tools to share).

Or students may purchase required tools at the Clay Revolution booth.

Join Us and Liberate Your Creativity:

Reserve your spot today, and let your imagination run wild as you craft these stylish earrings. We can't wait to see you there!

Note: All necessary tools and equipment will be provided during the class. Additionally, we offer a 10% discount on tool kits for students who register in advance and select the option with the tool kit. We'll have your tool kit ready for you in Tucson!

The tool kit contains 12 essential metal clay tools. To see the complete tool kit, click here.