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Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay

Suddenly, its simple to make heirloom jewelry that you and your loved ones will cherish forever. Precious metal clay and a small kitchen torch will open the door to endless creative possibilities. Youll enjoy how easy and affordable it is to create striking pendants, earrings and more with innovative clay that fuses into solid metal when fired. Jewelry designer and certified instructor Jenny Vestal will show you how to shape and texture the clay, then fire it with a small butane torch (such a...

Cost: $30 Per Course

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Even if you have never created jewelry before, you will be inspired by how easy it is to make striking pendants and earrings with precious metal clay. This innovative material consists of tiny particles of fine silver that fuse into solid metal when fired.Jenny Vestal of JennyButtons will show you how to shape and texture the clay, then fire it with a small butane torch (such as you would use to make creme brulee) and give it a shiny finish.If you are a knitter or sewer, you can accessorize your creations with custom buttons, toggles and pins for a truly polished look.Enroll in Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay today and make your inner magpie sing!What You'll Learn: Handling tips to get the most value out of your clay and avoid waste Rolling, cutting, carving and texturing your pieces Step-by-step firing and finishing instructions How to mold silver clay with household or natural objects Fixing common mistakes Adding patina to your finished piecesWhat You'll Make: Stylish pendants or earrings with textured or hammered surfaces Unique buttons with holes or shanks Multi-layered jewelry with a variety of shapes and textures Shawl pins, monogram charms and other slender pieces

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  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Jenny Vestal
  • Cost: $30 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy

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