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Make pure silver rings with basic tools by forming metal clay and firing it in a kiln or with a
torch. With a simple home set up, you can make stacking rings, wide band rings, textured
rings and rings with stones set in place.
This great workshop with Arlene Mornick will focus on metal clay fabrication and sizing
techniques for rings. Learn how to accommodate shrinkage, prepare tools, add textures and
design and apply decorative elements. Arlene will also review firing and polishing methods.
Projects include two rings. The first design will be a wide band ring topped with decorative
center piece. The second a narrow band ring enhanced with a 4 mm facetted stone.
• Measuring ring size
• Adjusting ring size to accommodate shrinkage of metal clay
• Making wide and narrow band rings
• Creating surface textures
• Designing and fabricating the ring’s focal center
• Adding decorative elements
• Setting and firing in place stones
• Sanding and smoothing rings
• Firing methods for rings
• Polishing and finishing rings
Kit fee of $55 for materials payable to the instructor the first day of class. Use of
tools included with the class.
Class policies for refunds, transfers and cancelations.
Prior experience with metal clay, like successful completion of a basic metal clay class, like Metal Clay and Argentium, Metal Clay and Enameling, or Basic Metal Clay.
Location: Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley, CA
No upcoming occurences at this time.