Jewellery - Precious Metal Clay for Beginners

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Learn how to make jewellery out of Precious Metal Clay in Sydney.

Precious Metal Clay (PMC) can be shaped and textured to make wearable jewellery, beads and small sculptures. Be introduced to a 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 goal. You will be introduced to various techniques to assist them with the transfer of creative idea to finished piece.

Go home with finished pieces 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.

Ideal for…

This course is designed for everyone.

You will design and make
  • A simple pendant
  • Earrings or a large bead
Course content
  • Proper handling of PMC
  • Rolling
  • Shaping/moulding
  • Texturing
  • Hole making
  • Sanding/filing
  • Torch firing
  • Polishing
Learning outcomes

By the end of this Jewellery Class you will have:

  • learned knowledge of Precious Metal Clay and an understanding of the medium and its capabilities
  • an understanding of basic tools
  • 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
  • produced a variety of different jewellery pieces in Precious Metal Clay

(Dependant upon time, skill level and complexity of student’s design.)

What we provide
  • 10 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.
Please 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 stainless steel as other metals can tarnish the silver)
Other Information
  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair must be tied back

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • said: 3 Stars

  • said: This was a wonderful course. At the end of the course I was very pleased with the pendant that I made. The course teacher was very helpful and every new skill was explained thoroughly. I would highly recommend this class.

  • said: Student gave 5 stars

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