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Sunday 4 November 2012

Metal Clay Course

I've just had a fantastic day learning to use silver metal clay at the Surrey Jewellery School!  The course was given by Julie Holt who did a wonderful job of stressing the important details and tips when using metal clay.  She showed us both the kiln and blow touch methods of firing.

These are the pieces I came home with before I added a patina:

These are the pieces after adding a patina with the swallow in a bezel ready to add resin.

If silver wasn't so damned expensive this could be seriously addictive!

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