Sculpted Stone Setting in Metal Clay

Sculpted Stone Setting in Metal Clay

Instructor Bio: 
Duration: 
90 minutes

Join master metal clay artist, Corina Gheorghe, and learn how to sculpt a stunning ring complete with a hand-carved four-prong setting that shows off a faceted gem.

Take your metal clay skills to the next level as Corina shows you step-by-step how to create this advanced type of gem setting using metal clay.

Learn to sculpt a traditional-looking setting or use the full potential of metal clay’s versatility to create a state-of-the-art unique setting.

Complete the project by learning how to successfully fire together two types of silver, .999 and .925, PLUS finishing tips and techniques for adding a mirror polish finish.

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.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • Perfect stone setting in .999 silver clay
  • Dividing and designing the carving area
  • Holding the craft knife correctly
  • Carving the stone setting
  • Creating the effect of sparkling stones on ring shank
  • Correctly firing the stone setting and the base ring
  • Polishing
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • 7-10g 925 silver clay (Art Clay Siver+Art Clay Copper or PMC925)
  • 7-10g 999 silver clay
  • 4-8 mm fire-able stone
  • Basic metal clay tools
  • Tools for firing with activated carbon
  • Polishing papers 400 - 8000 grit
Bonus: 

Included with the video download, a PDF with notes the resource links you need to get started.

Join the discussion!

I would like to make the ring.

Hi Edwina, It's a beautiful project!

Will this class be available online after the 30th? I can’t afford it right now but would like to be able to take it another time.

Yes, the video of the class is available now.

Do I get a link?

Hi Melissa, All of your CRAFTCAST purchases are always available in your CRAFTCAST "My Library" to view from any device and as often as you like. :)