Ring Making Techniques: Using Sterling Clay with Celie FagoWednesday April 25, 2012
Learn from award winning jewelry artist, Celie Fago how to make strong and stunning rings in Sterling PMC.
Learn construction tips for several ring designs; plus how-to make perfect ring seams and no-seam rings in this new material.
Ms. Fago will demonstrate the techniques to start you comfortably creating with the new Sterling.
Celie demonstrates how she creates her unique folded edge.
Learn how to create open work designs using sterling clay.
Watch and learn how to add Keum-Boo to complete the inside of your ring.
Also see techniques for carving and creating washer rings in Sterling PMC.
Celie demonstates her carving techniques using Sterling PMC.
Included with the cost of class is a link to download the
FULL CLASS RECORDING, so you can watch again and again.
COVERED IN THIS CLASS:
• Sterling PMC
• Sizing rings
• Alternatives to sizing
• Washers vs Seams
• Creating flawless seams
• Adding embellishments
• Firing Tips
PLUS, finishing, patinas and surface treatments
Celie Fago has been a professional artist and writer for 35 years. She studied painting, printmaking, and sculpture at UVM, Mass College of Art, and Tufts, and metalwork at the League of NH Craftsmen where she apprenticed to a classically trained metalsmith. Her widely exhibited jewelry, combining Precious Metal Clay with polymer clay and metalsmithing, is distinguished by elegant design, resonant color, and attention to detail. She is highly regarded as a generous teacher and as an innovator in the combination of these materials. She is 1 of 9 Senior Instructors for the Rio Grande Rewards Program. The author of numerous articles on PMC and polymer clay, she wrote the book Keum-Boo on Silver and co-authored Polymer Clay: Exploring New