Creating Elegant Cuffs from EZ960 Sterling Silver Metal Clay

Creating Elegant Cuffs from EZ960 Sterling Silver Metal Clay

Instructor: 
Duration: 
60 minutes

Join Lisel Crowley, founder and director of the Metal Clay Artisan Guild in CT and creator and organizer of the Metal Clay Mojo Conference, and learn how to make these elegant cuffs from EZ960 sterling silver metal clay.

One of the most exciting new developments in metal clay is EZ960, an open shelf fired clay made of 96 percent silver and 4 percent copper. This clay combines the ease of firing like fine silver clay but with the added strength of sterling silver.

Lisel will show you step-by-step how to create strong and durable cuffs which can be fired flat and then shaped after firing allowing for endless artistic freedom in creating a cuff design.

Lisel will also reveal the best working and firing practices for this clay, as well as post firing finishing and forming techniques.

**Plus** Ms. Crowley will cover creating bezels for focal piece stones using a unique template system that gives perfect bezel results every time.

From elegant art nouveau styled designs to classic simple forms and everything in between, you will be able to create a cuff that is true to your creative vision.

Don’t miss this special presentation!

The full recording and a PDF handout of resources and links is included.

No experience necessary.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • cuff sizing
  • coil rolling
  • using bezel templates
  • stone setting
  • sanding and finishing
  • firing tips
  • adding patina
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • EZ960 Sterling Silver Metal Clay
  • work surface
  • cool slip
  • coil roller
  • Stone setting template
  • faceted cubic zirconia
  • thickness frames
  • Water and brush
  • needle pick
  • Clear work card with grid taped to bottom
  • Sanding pad, tray and dust brush
  • clay hydrator (optional)
  • texture sheet of choice
  • rolling Pin
Bonus: 

Included with the video download, a PDF filled with photos, notes and all the resources you need to get started.

Please note: PDF is not a stand-alone instructional booklet.

The full recording and a PDF handout of resources and links is included.

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