The Art Academy
165A Borough High Street
This new course introduces students to the fascinating possibilities offered by metal clay, an increasingly popular medium for making fine silver jewellery at reasonable cost. You will learn how to handle the materials and equipment, and will make a number of finished pieces of jewellery, including a matching pendant and earrings, a ring, a cage pendant, a leaf trinket, hollow forms, including beads and buttons, charms and stone settings.
Metal clay is a non-toxic, versatile material that is easily modelled and textured, then fired to produce pieces in fine silver, which is 99.9% pure. It differs from sterling silver in being slightly softer, but has the advantage of tarnishing much more slowly.
Tutor Lorretta Wyatt is an experienced silversmith and certified tutor who has been teaching metal clay techniques for several years.
, Jewellery Making
, Metal Clay