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Precious Metal Clay Taster - Beginners

Fine silver clay, fused in the kiln to create beautiful jewellery!

  • Starts Jun 15
  • From 166.50 New Zealand dollars
  • Christchurch, Ōtautahi

Available spots

Service Description

Join us in this brand-new class to try out this amazing technique! Precious Metal Clay is an incredible product made from metal particles (in this class we will be using fine silver) mixed with an organic binder. When your pieces are shaped - just like a modelling clay - they are then dried and fused in the kiln. That process takes only a few minutes so there is plenty of time in this 3-hour class to complete your projects. Beginners start with simple pendants/earrings. It is much easier to start with flat projects so we leave the rings for the advanced class! Jewellery pieces can be textured and shaped however you like, and if you don't like your piece simply squish it and start again - Precious Metal Clay is the ultimate recyclable material! Included in the course fee is 10 grams of fine silver clay, enough to make a pendant and earrings, or one pair of large earrings - it's up to you. Extra findings such as earring hooks and chains will be available to purchase (you can also make your earring hooks if you are feeling adventurous). We will also have gold leaf available to purchase. This class is great for kids also, there is no age limit on the class.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Below are the Terms & Conditions for our classes. For information on access and parking info for both studios, please visit the FAQ page on our main site. TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR WORKSPACE CLASSES: We require all class fees to be paid in full before the start date of the class and any extra materials taken to be paid for at the last class. Masks are no longer required in our workshops, but if students would like to wear one they are most welcome. If students are unwell or required to self isolate we will do our best to find another time for them to take the class. We will not offer refunds.  Workspace will not offer make up classes for any reason other than Covid related illness. Please take note of this, these are unprecedented times and we are doing all we can to keep things flowing smoothly but sometimes flexibility is required.  Students must follow all health and safety guidelines and all safety instructions from the tutors at all times.  Workspace is under no obligation to change students to other classes, credit or refund for classes booked. Workspace reserves the right to cancel or postpone a class if circumstances require it, students will be refunded if this is the case.  By enrolling in our classes you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

Contact Details

  • 49 Ferry Road, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch, New Zealand

    021 042 1853

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