The Unhinged Locket from Metal Clays with Hadar Jacobson at

The Unhinged Locket from Metal Clays

Instructor Bio: 
60 minutes

Join master metal clay artist Hadar Jacobson and learn to make an unhinged locket from metal clays.

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.

Lockets are a popular and lovely object and this one is unique with it’s special way of opening without a hinge involved.

Hadar starts with an overview of clay choices from her own line of unique colored metal clays.

Follow along as Ms. Jacobson shows step-by-step how to construct the locket frame, top and bottoms.

Then watch and learn how you can create a closure mechanism that will fit tight but still able to turn and remove, plus how to add Hadar’s Patterns of Color to make a piece that stands out.

Also covered firing and finishing information so you can complete a beautiful unhinged locket of your own.

Don’t miss this special presentation!!

No experience necessary.

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

Covered In This Class: 
  • clay choices
  • creating the frame
  • making a flange
  • creating with many clay colors
  • building a closure mechanism
  • firing
  • finishing
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • small metal bowl
  • kitchen/cheese knife of spatula
  • Distilled or filtered water in a small spray bottle
  • olive oil
  • 3 small plastic boxes with a lid for storage
  • One-fire Brilliant Bronze, One-fire Copper, One-fire Pearl Grey Steel
  • rolling pin
  • playing cards or measuring slats
  • water and paintbrush
  • X-acto knife or scalpel
  • Teflon paper or oven liner
  • warming pan
  • sponge sanding pad, 150 grit
  • 3 circle cutters, 12mm, 15mm and 25mm
  • nail grinder/micro engraver
  • set of diamond burrs
  • clay extruder and discs
  • kiln
  • carbon, coconut, CC/Core
  • finishing tools
  • Baldwin’s Patina

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