Metal Clay Cyprus, Agiou Georgiou 96C, Lakatamia 2304, Nicosia, Cyprus, email: meropisart@cytanet.com.cy

 

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COURSES

Silver Metal Clay - Intensive Course

 

Overview

 

  • FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS​

  • THE COST INCLUDES VAT & ALL MATERIALS NEEDED

  • FULL 5 DAY COURSE : 10.00 - 17.00

 

 

               

 

  

Become a Silver Jewelry Making Pro in less than a week

 

 

What Exactly Silver Metal Clay - Intensive Course is ? 

 

It's a full  5 day workshop designed for a very small group of people with no previous experience in jewelry making or the use of Silver Metal Clay, but who want to gain a lot of new skills in a short time and even start their own creative business.

 

Each day, you'll learn progressively new techniques. By the end of the  program, you'll be totally comfortable to work with Silver Clay and other materials.

 

During this course, you'll finish at least eleven different projects.

 

  • Starting with a simple charm

  • A pair of earrings with attached stones

  • A simple molded charm

  • A piece with a natural stone

  • A pendant with a glass cabochon

  • A replica of a leaf 

  • A wide ring band

  • A thin round ring band

  • A hollow form piece

  • A rolled leaf bead or a ring with a texture of a skeleton leaf

  • A lentil bead.

 

Here are a few of the skills you'll learn through the course:

 

The course starts with an introduction about Silver Metal Clay.

 

DAY ONE

  • How to handle and store the clay 

  • How to roll in an even thickness and how to texture the clay

  • How to cut it in different shapes

  • How to punch holes

  • How to dry and refine your pieces

  • How to add cubic zirconia stones on your pieces

  • How to make a simple molded charm

  • How to fire your pieces with a butane torch.

 

DAYS TWO & THREE

  • How to design a piece and create a place for a natural stone using a bezel wire

  • How to set a natural stone after firing your piece

  • How to make glass cabochons ( basic glass fusing techniques )

  • How to incorporate a glass cabochon in your creation

  • How to use the silver paste to create a replica of a natural leaf.

 

DAY FOUR

  • How to determine ring sizing correctly

  • How to make a thin ring band decorated with a cz stone

  • How to make a wide textured ring band with cz stones and other embellishments

  • How to utilize a syringe to decorate your wide band ring

  • How to set ready made prongs on your rings in order to attach a natural stone or silver wire to attach a pearl on it

  • How to set stones in the prongs and how to glue safely the pearls.

 

DAY FIVE

  • How to make a hollow form using cork clay

  • How to make your own textures on foam board and use them to stamp your hollow beads (without cork clay)

  • How to decorate your beads with small elements like replicas of tiny shells, leaves, starfish...

  • How to stamp the texture of a skeleton leaf on the clay and use it to create with it a ring or a rolled bead.

 

DURING THIS COURSE, YOU WILL ALSO LEARN

  • How to fire each project  in the kiln with very detailed schedules and notes

  • How to polish your pieces including mirror finish

  • How to oxidize your pieces to give them an antique look

  • How to make your own ear wires

  • How to make headpins

  • How to make jump rings

 

Whom is This Course/Workshop For

 

This course is for you:

  • If you believe that is time to move on;

  • If you believe that it's time to start your own business around your passion, and

  • If you feel that it's time to start living the life you were meant to live.

 

The Where, What and Times

 

The Advanced Silver Metal Clay Course takes place in our small, cosy, and fully equipped studio in Nicosia - Lakatamia.

( More info, including a map will be provided upon registration.)

 

The course runs from 10.00 am - 5.00 pm, according to the availability dates given above.

 

But Wait, There's More...

 

After attending the course you'll:

 

  • Become a member of our closed facebook group to connect and get supported with other likeminded people

  • Also, you will become eligible to use our Open Studio Facilities every Wednesday afternoon. The use for the first 4 Wednesdays after the course is free.        ( Value: 48 Euro)

  • Furthermore, you will have a free half-day private session with me in our studio or via skype, whenever you feel ready to start your own business. Through the session, I will answer any questions you may have and give you insights and ideas ​how to start  your creative business ( Value: 200 Euro ).

 

Here's what  some of my students who attended the course say.......

Sonia Papadopoulou

Nicosia - Cyprus - August 2013

<< My name is Sonia from Nicosia. I have taken the course. It was very productive and creative since I have learned sooo many interesting things. Meropi was very helpful and knew all the materials that she was teaching. >>

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The Investment For the Course

 

Reserve your spot now for only 749 euro.

Please read our Terms and Conditions before you book.

LIMITED PLACES ARE AVAILABLE. CLICK BELOW TO CHOOSE DATE & SECURE YOUR SEAT

SILVER METAL CLAY/ INTENSIVE COURSE

€749.00Price

FAQS

 

Q. How many people will be in the class?

A. The maximum I will accept is 5.

 

Q. I never in my life designed anything and I feel I'm not handy or able to think and act artistically.

A. I' ll be there for you with feedback, ideas and insights to help you move ahead. My teaching experience will be exclusively focused on you and your efforts.

 

Q. I will visit your island for holidays but I can't attend any of your scheduled sessions; any chance for me?

A. Yes of course!  Just contact us with the date which is more convenient for you. We'll do our best to fit something during your visit.

 

Q. I have attended some evening classes but the pace was so slow. Is this course more efficient ?

A. I am glad you're asking this question. I know exactly how it feels; I attended evening silversmithing classes and for two months I was trying to make a ring. In my workshops, I guarantee you that by the end of the very first day you will leave wearing your creations.

 

Q. I don't own a studio; will I need one to work in after the course ?

A. No prob!! You don't need it! A small corner on your kitchen table is more than enough.

 

Q. Where can I find tools and supplies after the course to continue practising ?

A. You're in the right place. We can provide you with everything you will need through our shop, all at the best prices.

 

Q. What is the 'private tuition' ?

A.  If you select the private tuition, you're booking the studio and the tutor for the whole day. The course content is not fixed, and will be adjusted to your needs and your level of expertise.

LIMITED PLACES ARE AVAILABLE. CLICK BELOW TO CHOOSE DATE & SECURE YOUR SEAT

SILVER METAL CLAY/ INTENSIVE COURSE

€749.00Price