Learn to Make this Spectacular Ring in Metal Clay

Learn to Make this Spectacular Ring in Metal Clay

Instructor Bio: 
78 minutes

Ms. Simon has created a spectacular new metal clay ring she is calling, The UFO Ring! It’s definitely out of this world.

It combines a substantial LENTIL BEAD with a brilliant cut CZ, adding PEARLS and some of Barbara’s amazing TEXTURES and FINISHES.

All of this set on on PMCPro shank. Woo Hoo!

Watch as Barbara walks you through step-by-step exactly what you need to know to create your own fabulous ring! .

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Covered In This Class: 
  • How to size your ring shank to fit
  • Setting a brilliant cut CZ
  • Combining different Metal Clays
  • How-To make a "seamless" seam
  • Learn to create small cups to hold pearl embellishments
  • Plus, tips and tricks for texturing and finishing
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Work surface
  • Rolling pin
  • Spacers
  • Craft knife
  • Dehydrator or convection oven
  • Kiln shelf
  • Kiln
  • Stainless steel container with lid
  • Activated carbon
  • Steel ring mandrel
  • Padded pliers
  • Large plastic Easter egg
  • Large hemisphere mold
  • Circular template or compass
  • Sheet of 220 wet/dry emery paper
  • V-shape carving tool
  • Small, semi-stif paint brush
  • Drill bits, one #65, and one #38
  • Snake or worm roller (optional)
  • Dapping punch or similar ball-end tool about 6mm
  • Plastic wrap
  • circular cookie cutter about 10mm diameter
  • Emery board
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Wire nippers
  • Dividers
  • Vermiculite
  • Silver darkener or liver of sulphur
  • Fine steel wool, 0000
  • Toothpick

Included is a class handout with notes and all the resource information you need to get started.