Designing and Creating Jewelry with Precious Metal Clay (9:30am – 4:30pm) Saturday, October 17, 2020
Come explore the wonders of precious metal clay in this introductory one day class. You will create a pendant and/or a pair of earrings from start to finish out of fine silver metal clay. You will learn how to work and handle metal clay, cut it, shape it, add texture, kiln fire, patina, burnish and polish your piece. This class will focus on using rubber and silicone textures/stamps to create deep impressions in your designs. Additional embellishments and findings such as crystals, pearls, ear wires, jump rings, and chain will be available for purchase, and are not included in the materials fee. Each student will leave with a finished piece of jewelry they can be proud to wear! Beginners are welcome! Limit 8 people (ages 18+) Students should bring a brown bag lunch, wear closed toe shoes please.
Workshop will be held in our spacious heated barn. Social distancing requirements will be observed. Each student will be provided with a set of tools that they may use for the duration of the class.
$140 online registrationfee + $50 materials fee for metal clay payable to instructor at time of class.
* There is a $50 nonrefundable fee for jewelry class cancellations.
Monique is a traditional metalsmith, metal clay artist, and an enamellist. She uses sterling silver, fine silver, precious metal clay, semi-precious gemstones, enamels, and 22 and 24kt gold accents in her work. She creates unique one of a kind wearable works of art by combining a variety of techniques from the three disciplines.
Monique holds several certifications in precious metal clay, is a juried member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and the Bucks County Guild of Craftsmen. She is a member of the PA Society of Goldsmiths, and the Greater Philadelphia Metal Clay Guild. Monique’s work has been published multiple times in Handmade Business magazine, Art Jewelry Magazine, and her work was featured on the cover and in a feature article of Sunshine Artist Magazine in 2016.
Saturday, October 17 at 9:30am to 4:30pm
Tyler Park Center for the Arts, Barn 10 Stable Mill Trail Richboro, PA 18954