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Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Bulverde, Texas, USA - COMPLETE
Prescott, Arizona, USA - COMPLETE
Seattle, Washington, (2020 TBC)
This 3 day intensive program will give you hands on experience in mastering techniques for working with Fine Silver metal clay.
Previous metal clay experience is not required, but at least some jewelry metalwork experience is recommended.
Under Rodi's guidance you will create your own template and design, your own unique version of the example piece that incorporates all the hand -forming techniques.
You will decorate both the front and the back of the pendant with hand formed and carved elements including the majestic Honey Bee.
After kiln firing the piece, you will also bezel set a gemstone by creating and soldering a symmetrical bezel setting.
You will also sand, polish and patina your piece based on your preferred finish. This workshop is designed to develop or enhance your hand-forming metal clay.
Recommended experience, participants ideally should:
have a basic knowledge of metal clay or
have previous jewelry making experience; metalwork, polymer clay, glass / lamp-work, etc.,
have (or access to) a kiln capable of firing metal clay.
be an artist of any medium that is highly motivated.
Included in workshop:
All tools and products you need to successfully produce your unique pendant.
A calibrated Mango Chalcedony gemstone.
Not Included in workshop:
25 grm pack fine silver metal clay (available onsite)
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