Creating Metal Clay Filigree with Lema Bashir at Craftcast.com

Creating Metal Clay Filigree

Instructor Bio: 
Duration: 
90 minutes

Join metal clay artist Lema Bashir and learn to create beautiful metal clay filigree with out using a syringe. Lema makes it easy for you to create the light and airy pieces to use as earrings and yet strong enough to embellish rings or bracelets.

Included in your purchase is a PDF with photos, notes and online resources, PLUS the class video to watch as many times as you like.

First Lema will show how to mix your clay to the perfect consistency and directions for making your own applicator.  No molds or textures needed, just your hands and imagination!

This is a great skill to add to your metal clay arsenal whether you are just beginning or a seasoned metal clay creator.

Also covered firing and finishing information, or if you don’t have a kiln, how to use a hand held torch to sinter your clay. And as a BONUS learn how to use your filigree techniques to create prong settings for stones.

Don’t miss this special presentation!!

No experience necessary.

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

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Covered In This Class: 
  • correct clay mixing
  • creating filigree without syringe
  • creating an applicator
  • firing/finishing
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Clay that can be fired on an open kiln shelf
  • Standard metal clay tools
  • Cellophane
  • Tape
  • Transparency sheet
  • Sharpie
  • Craft knife
  • Sanding tools for finishing
  • Standard torch-firing tools if torch firing
Bonus: 

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

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

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