Metal Clay ("Knetsilber") in Österreich
Upcoming Classes (USA)
In August I will be teaching at "Charmed I'm Sure" Studios: a wonderful creative space owned by the enamelist Jean van Brederode. Jean's studio is located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. She offers a large variety of classes, and students from out of town can stay at her Bed and Breakfast. 

To register or for more information, please contact Jean: javb2000@aol.com


Jewelled Ginko Pendant
Friday, August 9, 2019


In this brand-new class, students learn various ways to set fireable gemstones in fine silver metal clay. We will learn how to work with syringe clay to make settings and decorations.
This class is suitable for all levels, though some metal clay experience is helpful.

Kit contents: 17 grams fine silver metal clay, 5 grams metal clay syringe. Choice of fire-able gemstones, polishing kit. Use of all tools and materials.
If possible students should bring fine files and magnification.
Price: USD160




Sweet Silver Birdhouse
Saturday, August 10


This is only time I will be teaching this popular class in 2019! Students will each make a small birdhouse pendant of their own design: the pendant features a tiny bird on a perch, as well decorative details such as vines, leaves, shutters and curtains.

Kit contents: 17 grams fine silver metal clay, 5 grams metal clay syringe. Silver embeddable finding, polishing kit. Use of all tools and materials.
Price: USD 170


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Cabochon Pendant
Sunday, August 11


Stone setting can be challenging, but in this class I will show you tips and tricks to make it easier. Learn how to securely sink a setting into metal clay, and how to set a beautiful stone.
No soldering, no guessing, just a beautiful pendant.

Kit contents: 20 grams of fine silver metal clay, fine silver bezel wire, selection of cabochon stones. Small pot of fine silver clay paste, polishing papers. Use of all templates, tools and materials.
Price: USD 190



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Metal Immersion

January 17-19, 2020

Spring Hill Suites , Plymouth Meeting  PA

For information or registration: http://www.theurbanbeader.com/metal-immersion

I'm very excited to be teaching at this wonderful weekend of classes, together with
Kieu Pham Gray and Gina Struebel. Students can choose between 10 classes in metal clay, metals or wire, as well as participate in Kieu's  Open Studio and some fun social activities.
Join us for an unforgettable weekend of fun and learning!

 

 I will be offering the following classes:

Jewelled Gingko Pendant (please see above)



Simply Fancy Rings (exclusive to Metal Immersion)

In this class students will learn an easy method of stone setting, basic ring construction, and how to make and apply beautiful decorations. Suitable for all levels, including beginners.



Bling Rings

Who doesnt love Bling? In this technique packed class, students will learn how to make a bold ring of their own design, featuring a choice of fireable cubic zirconia in assorted beautiful shapes and colors. We will learn how to securely set large stones, how to skillfully hide a ring join, and discover clever techniques for embellishments.

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