Stone Setting in Metal Clay with Lorrene Baum-Davis
Learn from Master Instructor Emeritus in Art Clay Silver, Lorrene Baum-Davis, a variety of ways to successfully set stones in your metal clay projects and complete this beautiful pendant.
Lorrene will show you step-by-step the process of creating 3 different variations, plus texturing your metal clay pendant, and adding her signiture tube bail.
Learn the technical skills behind these stunning settings so you can get started creating your own unique metal clay jewelry designs.
Learn to set a variety of stones plus make this beautiful metal clay pendant.
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Jewelry designing is my bliss. After 11 years as a goldsmith in our gallery I got burned-out. In 1996 I took a workshop in metal clay and have not looked back. My work is in galleries from Sausalito to South Lake Tahoe. At the moment I am pursuing a great gallery in Portland, Oregon. The fewer the galleries the better. I am semi-retired now and just want to follow my bliss. Life is good.
- Tools and Supplies
- Metal clay choices
- Creating a textured pendant with a tube bail
- Picking the right stone
- Large marquise, round and flush stone setting sizing methods
- Metal Clays
- Slip (paste, homemade or purchased)
- Rolling tool
- Teflon sheets
- Exacto-type knife
- Long blade
- Water and oil
Included is a class handout filled with photos, notes and all the resource information you need to get started.