Precious Metal Clay Jewellery Course for Beginners - Sydney Short Courses

Precious Metal Clay Jewellery Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn how to craft something meaningful with our jewellery making short courses in Sydney!

Precious Metal Clay (PMC) can be shaped and textured to make wearable jewellery. Continue working with this user-friendly and completely malleable clay that excitingly transforms to 99.9% pure silver.

An experienced tutor will guide you through the design process – development and finish – so that you can achieve your creative goals. You will be introduced to various techniques to assist them with the transfer of creative idea to the finished piece.

Go home with a finished piece of fine silver and an array of newly learnt skills. This is a great hands-on workshop that provides an exciting environment for the production of beautiful and unique pieces of jewellery.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this precious metal clay jewellery making course, you should have:

  • Learned knowledge of Precious Metal Clay and an understanding of the medium and its capabilities
  • An understanding of basic tools for Precious Metal Clay
  • Learned knowledge of the correct safety procedures required when handling the medium
  • Gained knowledge of various artistic methods that can be employed with Precious Metal Clay
  • Learned of the advantages and disadvantages of Precious Metal Clay compared with working with traditional silversmithing techniques for pendant and earrings.
  • Produced pendant and earring jewellery piece in Precious Metal Clay

Course content

What will be covered in this precious metal clay jewellery course?

  • Proper handling of PMC
  • Rolling
  • Shaping
  • Texturing
  • Hole making
  • Sanding/filing
  • Torch firing
  • Polishing highlight for PMC

Intended audience

Who is this precious metal clay jewellery course for?

This course is for complete beginners.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

Materials provided

  • 15 grams of Precious Metal Clay. Students are welcome to bring their own if they wish to work with more.
  • All tools and safety equipment (aprons, goggles and masks)
  • A selection of textured surfaces will be provided, though students may bring their own

What to bring to class

  • Pens and pencils
  • Notebook
  • Selection of textures to impress into the clay (stamps, buttons, textured surfaces – items should be plastic, wood or fabric)

Additional information

Please note the following:

  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair must be tied back
  • Does not include stone setting

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