Date/Time: Wednesday, January 31, 2024 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Colors of the Stone show, Casino Del Sol, 5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson AZ 85757
Mold and Stack Rings
Learn to size, solder and texture a stack of dainty sterling silver rings. Then make molded silver clay elements and learn how to set 4mm and 6mm stones into clay and torch fire, then solder onto your rings. We will also solder and set stones using traditional metalsmithing methods.
This is a fun class for metal clay artists who want to learn metalsmithing. As well as metalsmiths who want to get more creative with their ring designs.
Melissa will also demonstrate using molding compounds to make your own unique creations.
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 pieces to life. No hidden costs—just pure creative enjoyment.
Class Kit: $40, payable to the instructor at the time of the class. You'll receive a kit that includes sterling wire, fine silver bezel cups, gemstones and czs, solder, 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:
Ring mandrel, rawhide mallet, bezel roller, bezel pusher, chasing hammer, 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 great rings. 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.