Online Silver Clay Workshop: Textured Pendants

Thu 11 Feb 2021 – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm @

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Date(s) - Thu 11 Feb 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


This LivePlus™ online workshop is designed for beginners & improvers £50
Workshop details
A sparkling project for silver clay beginners. Learn all the key techniques for designing and creating your own unique silver pendants. We’ll discover fabulous textures and even set a small gemstone as you work with this amazing new form of real silver. Finished pieces will be hallmarked at the London Assay Office.
This project will introduce the key techniques for creating your own unique jewellery designs in silver clay:
Planning your design
Creating textures and contrast in your work
Setting a small gemstone (Cubic Zirconia)
Working with the clay at the wet and dry stages
Firing your work
Polishing and finishing your pendant
You will be designing your own pendant with lots of help, ideas and creative inspiration. Complimentary hallmarking at the London Assay Office is included for every piece made on this course.
Specific skills you will learn at the workshop:
Understanding the ingredients & unique properties of silver clay
How to plan, adapt and test your designs before starting work
Tips for working at the wet clay stage
Advice on essential tools & low cost alternatives
Easy ways of refining and perfecting finished designs
Detailed information on firing and choosing the best method for home firing
Polishing, burnishing and finishing your design to a professional standard.
An overview of hallmarking and the difference between fine and sterling silver.
Equipment & materials
​Materials are not included in the course fee. All the materials and equipment you will need are listed below – this list is for guidance only. You needn’t have the tools whilst watching the live demonstration – this is the time to watch, ask and learn. After the demo you will get the link to the recording which is available for thirty days. This then gives you maximum flexibility to choose how you want to approach this craft.
Essential Materials
For ease and time saving, Melanie is offering the option to purchase project kits to accompany this workshop. Details of how to order will be provided after booking.
The project kit costs £46 and includes the following materials together with hallmarking at the London Assay Office. Melanie also sells basic tools sets for £29.50, please ask for details.
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