Beginning Precious Metal Clay (PMC) Jewelry

with Stephanie Chavez

On-Demand Access

$137

  • 10+ Video lessons in HD
  • Exclusive bonus content
  • 30-day access to instructor
  • Over 10 hours of in-depth instructions
  • Lifetime access, anywhere, anytime
  • Available on desktop, mobile and tablet
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What you will learn Beginning Precious Metal Clay Jewelry

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Class 1:

  • Introduction to precious metal clay

  • About the artist

  • History of PMC

  • Tools for clay– go over each and what they are used for

  • Different types of fine silver clay

Class 2:

  • How to keep metal clay moist
  • Textures – Make your own – 2 part molding compound, scratch foam
  • Make silver earrings with textures, scratch foam and molds
  • Storing your metal clay when finished

Class 3:

  • Fire silver earrings with Torch.
  • Finish earrings
  • How to create ear wires
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Class 4:

  • Create flower earrings – How to make domes and balls
  • Kiln Firing and Programming Kiln, Fire earrings
  • About Sterling silver clay

Class 5:

  • Designing/Drawing the bracelet
  • How to texture both sides
  • Create Bracelet Links

Class 6:

  • Applying elements and layers

  • Create a Toggle Clasp

  • Fire Bracelet components

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Class 7:

  • Pendant, Finishing pieces

  • Design/Create pendant

  • How to set a CZ in place, show different settings

Class 8:

  • Make Bail, and attach

  • Fire in Kiln

Class 9:

  • Assembly and finish Bracelet

  • Remove pendant from kiln

  • Finish pendant

Bonus Classes

  • Solder on Ear post earrings
  • Twist Earrings

What other students say

Kay Cook

A very good way to see if you are interested in a certain craft. The teacher for this PMC class is excellent

Reenie Robertson

The Precious Metal Clay (PMC) course has been soooo awesome full of info, ideas and thoroughly enjoyable!!...also check out the interview with the instructor Stephanie Chavez on Creativity in Focus for even more info...thanks so much for this great resource … would highly recommend purchasing the course and signing up for the next one, the date is already set

Anne Waller

The silver clay classes from Stephanie Chavez were fabulous. Thank you Curious Mondo for letting us watch live showings for free. The classes were so informative and truly inspirational.

Bonnie Pelnar Dietz 

This class was excellent! I watched the while thing live, then bought it for later review.

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About the course

This Beginning Precious Metal Clay Jewelry online course is designed to introduce you to that amazing world of precious metal clay. We will cover the basics and beyond! You’ll learn the tools you’ll need, different types of metal clays, kiln and torch firing. How to texture, stamp, mold and shape that metal clay the way you want. You will also learn how to layer the metal clay and create dimensional pieces. Caring and storing your clay. How to re-hydrate your clay when it dries out and much, much more! We will create earrings, charms and pendants.
 

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Precious Metal Clay (PMC) Jewelry

Time table:
9 hours

Level:
Basic / Intermediate 

Target market:
Jewelry makers, people interested in precious metal clay

Main objective:
Introduce you to that amazing world of precious metal clay

Prerequisite:
None

Precious Metal Clay Sneak Peek

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About the instructor

Stephanie Chavez

Stephanie is a jewelry maker and instructor. She is a diverse artist, proficient in many jewelry mediums. Her go-to and preferred medium is Precious Metal Clay (PMC). The metal clay process enables Stephanie to create unique one-of-a-kind jewelry.

While working in the mixed media art industry she took her first class in PMC, was instantly hooked and has been working with metal clay since 2008. After being certified through Rio Grande in 2010 Stephanie began teaching. Stephanie has continued to perfect and share her craft by teaching others how to make their own jewelry and art. She believes we each have the capacity to be inspired creators. Many people just need a safe, fun, environment to explore their own creative limits and that is what she provides and shares, bringing people to the joy that she knows in her daily craft.