Intro to Metal Clay Jewelry

Make your own jewelry with metal clay - an organic material that handles like clay but forms into sold metal. In this exciting intro to metal clay jewelry workshop, you'll learn the basic techniques necessary to make your own one-of-a-kind stamped and/or texured metal clay pendant or pair of earrings. Check out photos here

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  • Intro to Metal Clay Jewelry

    100Th Monkey Studio

    110 SE 16th Ave.
    Portland, OR

    Intro to Metal Clay Jewelry Class


    Class instruction overview:

    - Brief introduction to Art Clay products, including handout defining types of clay, uses, history.

    -Tools list handout with list of suppliers including  passing out tools needed for the class project.

    - Demonstration of techniques such as: Mold making, rolling, stamping, texturing, creating jump ring holes, drying, finishing, torch firing and polishing.

    - Key talk points: The use of molds and how to make them, the use of stamps and textured surfaces and what can and cannot be torch fired.

    -Class Project: Creating a mold for use in your project and creating a pendant and /or pair of silver earrings using texturing techniques.

    Sep
    29
    Sat, September 29th, 2012

    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm PDT

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Traci Cushnir

 Traci Cushnir is a student at Prescott College, studying art and healing for social change. She is in love with hunting for and collecting vintage, worn and re-usable treasures to create one of a kind jewelry pieces. She is also a certifiedArt Clay World instructor. She enjoys teaching and creating mixed metal, rustic chic jewelry with metal clay. Read about her DIY Sustainable Jewelry adventures here

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100Th Monkey Studio

110 SE 16th Ave.

Portland, OR

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