Creating a Flower Ring using Metal Clay and Basic Metal Smithing Skills

Creating a Flower Ring using Metal Clay and Basic Metal Smithing Skills

Instructor Bio: 
120 minutes

Join master goldsmith and certified Art Clay, Renate Brandel, and learn how to make this forever-blooming bling embedded flower ring, combining metal clay and metalsmithing skills, and NO KILN needed!

Renate will demonstrate step-by-step how to use paper flower templates to create the ring centerpiece from metal clay, complete with adding a fire-able center stone.

Then watch and learn how to create the ring band from sheet metal and learn some basic metalsmithing skills to add to your own skillset. Watch close-up how to shape and solder your ring. Then see how to solder your showpiece flower to complete your ring.

PLUS, Renate will show you how to make a ring band from metal clay as well sheet metal if that’s your preference.

BONUS videos include how to create post-earrings using your metal clay flowers as well as a bail if you prefer a pendant.

ANDRenate will be taking live questions from participants.

Included in your purchase is a PDF with notes and online resources. Please note: the PDF is not a stand-alone instructional booklet.

You can re-watch all your CRAFTCAST purchases as many times as you like.

Covered In This Class: 
  • Using Silver Paste
  • Making a bezel
  • Torch firing
  • Refining Flower Element
  • Forming Ring Shank
  • Sawing Sheet Metal
  • Annealing and Soldering Ring Shank
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Art Clay Silver Paste
  • Artificial and real leaves and flowers
  • Metal Clay
  • Kiln safe gem stone 3.5mm
  • Butane Torch
  • Jeweler’s Saw
  • Sterling Silver for Ring Shank
  • Basic Metalsmithing Tools

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