This two day class with Julia Rai is for intermediate metal clay artists. You’ll learn to make a silver clay double sided lentil pendant and earrings with hand made ear wires. Over £100 materials are included in the price.
This two day class with Julia Rai is for intermediate metal clay artists. You’ll learn to make a silver clay lentil bead pendant and earrings with hand made ear wires.
Level: Intermediate and above
Timings: 10am – 5pm
Lentil beads are timeless and make beautiful earrings or focal beads for pendants. In this metal clay class, Julia will demonstrate how to make a hollow lentil bead pendant, embellish it using PMC Flex and set a large fire-in-place faceted stone for the ultimate in bling! You’ll create a visible bail that allows the lentil bead pendant to be worn on both sides, creating two different looks in the same pendant. You’ll also make some earrings using the same hollow lentil bead technique and create your own custom ear wires.
What skills will you learn on the Beginners Metal Clay Taster?
In this class, you’ll learn:-
- How to make unsupported hollow forms in different sizes
- To work with PMC Flex to create applique designs adding surface texture and interest
- How to make bails in a design that works with a curved form
- Setting large fire-in-place stones
- To create a double sided form
- To work with Sterling silver wire to create custom ear wires
This class is designed for intermediate level metal clay artists and above. You need to be a confident user of silver metal clay to get the most from this class.
How much silver clay is included in the price?
This class includes over £100 worth of materials, with 30g of Art Clay Silver and 15g PMC Flex. It also includes two 6mm-8mm Cubic Zirconia faceted stones and 0.8mm Sterling silver wire to create ear wires. You can buy chains, commercial ear wires, additional clay or stones from our shop if you like to work big. Or bring your own additional Art Clay Silver, PMC Flex or PMC3, fire-in-place stones etc if you think you’ll need it.