Making Metal Clay Bell Pendants

Instructor Bio: 
88 minutes

Join erin l.m.harris, jeweler and metal clay artist for 90 minutes, and learn how you can create these stunning bell pendants using metal clay.

Follow along with the close-up videos, as erin shows you step-by-step how you can create a special pendant, giving you all the tips and tricks you need to make your own tinkling bell.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn step-be-step how to add your own RING to your next metal clay piece.

"A bell's not a bell 'til you ring it. A song's not a song 'til you sing it. Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay. Love isn't love 'til you give it away".
Oscar Hammerstein II

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Covered In This Class: 
  • step-by-step instructions on how to make a metal clay bell from start to finish
  • tips and tricks for creating the best sound in bells
  • transferring images to clay
  • how to make strong, attached bails with a fired-in-place jump ring
  • precise building and firing strategies
  • sterling clay firing tips
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • 9g to 18g of metal clays
  • Basic metal clay tools
  • Kemper circle cutters, (5/8”, 1/2”, 3/8” and 1/4”)
  • Celie Fago’s circle cutters (optional)
  • Measuring spoons (1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp)
  • 2 mm drill bit or small round file
  • Fantastix brand sponge sticks or q tips
  • Rotary tool
  • Mini fiber wheel (fine or extra fine)
  • Liver of Sulphur or Black Jax (or Patina of choice)

Included with the purchase is a 22 page illustrated PDF of class notes.