Intermediate Metal Clay Jewelry

with Stephanie Chavez

On-Demand Access

$137

  • 10+ Video lessons in HD
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  • 30-day access to instructor
  • Over 10 hours of in-depth instructions
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What you will learn:

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Class 1:

  • Beads

  • Beads using burn-out materials

Class 2:

  • Lentil Beads
  • Bead Forms and Hollow Forms

Class 3:

  • Using Paper Clay
  • Proper ways to fire Beads and how to support them
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Class 4:

  • Alternative settings in metal clay
  • How to calculate shrinkage of metal clay
  • Copying/Sizing your stone

Class 5:

  • Making a replica of your stone
  • Making Wire settings

Class 6:

  • Making a Bezel setting
  • Using pre-made Bezels
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Class 7:

  • Firing glass with metal clay

Class 8:

  • Scrap Glass and metal clay

Class 9:

  • Sgraffito on glass

Bonus Class:

  • Open Lentil Bead

Bonus Items:

  • Alternative Stone Setting Handout
  • Glass Temperature Chart
  • Downloadable Work Surface
  • Materials List
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About the course

In this course, you will learn about bead making with metal clay, setting stones, and incorporating glass. We'll cover topics such as: Beads with burn out materials, Hollow Form Beads, Lentil Beads, Different stone setting methods, Glass Inclusions, Incorporating glass with Metal Clay, Firing your glass in place with the Metal Clay, ...and much, much more! This 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 / Advanced

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

Main objective:
Enhance your jewelry-making skills using metal clay

Prerequisite:
None

Intermediate 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.