Soldering Bronze Metal Clay Earrings
To Bead True Blue - The Tucson Bead Show - Colors Of The Stone Workshop
Instructor: Carrie Story
Owner of Clay Revolution, certified instructor and full-time metal clay artist. More information at http://www.divineornaments.net.
Skill Levels: All
Learn how to start incorporating traditional metal smith techniques into your metal clay work. By soldering metals to your metal clay, you can create a more versatile design while improving the durability of your finished pieces. Students will learn to solder brass bezel cups onto finished bronze metal clay components and set gemstones. Carrie will provide detailed soldering instructions while you make two solder connections. Pre-finished metal clay pieces will be provided. Students will solder the bezels onto the metal clay components, pickle, polish, set the stones and patina. You will have access to try a variety of tools and equipment to help you decide what would be best for your future projects. Finish a pair of beautiful earrings, and leave with the expertise and knowledge required to solder metal clay jewelry on your own. All levels of experience are welcome.
Dates/Times: February 8, from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Fees: $95 » includes 2 premade bronze components, 2 bezel cups, 2 stones of your choice, patina and use of materials and tools
To register for this class please visit http://www.divineornaments.net or call Carrie at 562-879-1572.
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