Torch-Fired Precious Metal Clay

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$39.99

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Craftsy online courses
Craftsy provides education and tools to help you bring your creativity to life.
Craftsy provides education and tools to help you bring your creativity to life.
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Course Description

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... 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 pieces ### What 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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