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Introduction to Precious Metal Clay Workshop

September 7th


Projects and Dates:

September 7th: Free Spirit Bracelet

Class Description:

Learn about Precious Metal Clay with a quick and easy project!  In this three hour introductory class you will learn the basics of using Art Clay Silver Precious Metal Clay to create an affordable, quick and easy project designed to provide you with hands-on experience, and take home a finished project in a short amount of time.

Art Clay Silver is Art Clay Silver is a product especially formulated for objects that can be created and fired in the same day with outstanding results.  Art Clay Silver is pure fine silver (.999) mixed with water and an organic binder.  It is soft and easy to work with simple tools.  Once it is fired at 1550 degrees for 45 minutes the product is .999 fine silver.  Art Clay silver is available in several formulations such as syringes, paste, silver coated paper, and overlay paste. Art Clay Silver projects can be combined with ceramics, glass fusions, kiln fired, enameled, and torch enameled.  The creative possibilities are endless.  Art clay copper is also available.

The techniques covered in this class include how to manipulate the clay, new techniques or to expand on the skills and experiences previously learned. New techniques covered in this class include how to construct a large bracelet component.  We will be using a variety of tools to support the design such as setting up a workspace, rolling, texturing, shaping, finishing, sanding techniques, and how to make simple repairs.  

Skill Level:  All Levels

Registration Required

Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.

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Class Registration


September 7th
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Day of week:



4 Hours


Photography Classroom (Previously known as Habel Classroom)


Ages 14 – Adult


Cynthia Quesenberry



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