Silver Clay Rings

Sun 15 Nov 2020 – 10:00 am – 4:30 pm @ The Old School, School Road , Ardington, Oxfordshire, OX12 8PN

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Sun 15 Nov 2020
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location
Ardington School of Crafts

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Silver clay is an amazing new form of silver that can be shaped with your fingers like clay. You will learn how to, and make, three different ways of making a ring and methods for settings stones into your rings. This will be a productive and relaxing course with plenty of time to experiment and be creative with precious metal clay. No expensive tools or equipment are needed.

For this workshop it would be helpful if you have some experience of working with silver clay – but adventurous beginners are also very welcome.

Skills/Techniques Covered

  • sizing a ring
  • rolling and shaping silver clay
  • using a ring mandrel to create a perfectly shaped ring
  • setting stones into rings
  • firing, polishing and finishing

Level
Beginner & Intermediate

Materials
Materials are not included in your course fee. This is because the amounts used vary from person to person, depending on the project(s) completed. All materials will be provided by the tutor. The approximate cost of these will be £45. The tutor may not have the facilities to take card payments for materials in the workshops. Please remember to bring cash or your cheque book if your course involves buying materials from the tutor.

To book your place on this workshop click here

‘By joining this class you agree not to benefit financially from my ideas, designs, projects or lesson plans. In other words, I’m delighted to introduce you to the wonderful world of silver clay but if you are hoping to either teach or sell your jewellery in the future, please don’t copy.’