March 14th & 15th, 2021; 2-Day Class
Two session class, Mar. 14 1:00pm-5:00pm and Mar. 15 8:00am-12:00pm
Doubletree, Chesterfield MO
16625 Swingley Ridge Rd., Chesterfield, MO. 63017 -Conference Room G
Learn how to start incorporating traditional metal smith techniques into your metal clay work. By soldering metals to your metal clay, you can create a more versatile design while improving the durability of your finished pieces. Students will learn to solder brass bezel cups onto finished bronze metal clay components and set gemstones. Carrie will provide detailed soldering instructions while you make two solder connections. Students will solder the bezels onto the metal clay components, pickle, polish, set the stones and patina. You will have access to try a variety of tools and equipment to help you decide what would be best for your future projects. Finish a pair of beautiful earrings, and leave with the expertise and knowledge required to solder metal clay jewelry on your own. All levels of experience are welcome.
Class price includes: 25g Light Bronze Clay, bezel & matching stone, and earring wires.
Students will have access to Chesterfield Athletic Club classes, pools, and gyms from March 13th to 17th.
Students are required to bring masks to class. Please review COVID-19 details including class sizes, policies and student requirements prior to registration.
Students will need to register to gain entry to this course.
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