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What’s this class about?

Join metal clay master artist Julia Rai LIVE online on March 9th, 10 AM ET, and dive into the art of crafting three distinctive rings that break away from the traditional continuous band shank, featuring an open shank design.

Mostly built on the mandrel and using snakes of clay to create round profile shanks, Julia will demonstrate exciting techniques to build rings that range from simple and classic to far from ordinary!

These innovative methods and designs are adaptable to fine silver clay, but Julia recommends using 950 or 960 Sterling clay for added durability. Julia will share her kiln setup and firing schedules, ensuring a successful firing process. Discover how to test stones before firing, safeguarding against complications at the temperatures required for firing Sterling Clays.

Then, watch close-up and see how to construct three unique design concepts, including stone setting and 3D embellishment techniques.

Elevate your jewelry-making skills through the art of open-shank ring construction. Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your skills and create exceptional pieces under the guidance of a master artist.

Please note that the basics for ring sizing, preparing the ring mandrel, and testing stones will be covered in Parts 1 and 2, making each part a stand alone class.

PLUS, Julia will be taking your questions during this LIVE presentation.

Included with the video download, a PDF with photos, notes, and all the resources you need to get started.

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