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CLASS DESCRIPTION In this workshop you will make a pendant (or, if you prefer, a pair of earrings) hand-decorated with silver strings and balls that can easily be shaped into an interesting "nest" design. Once you see the process you can arrange them in a different pattern if you choose. Either way, you will end up with a unique, reversible, piece of silver art jewelry.

PLEASE NOTE: Pieces will be fired after class, and available for pick-up at Artsmiths one week later.

INSTRUCTOR For the past decade Carol Scheftic has been working with and teaching classes using a range of different “powder metallurgy” techniques. Carol has been certified as a metal clay Artisan by Rio Grande (a major jewelry supply company and importer of the PMC-brand of precious metal clays) and accredited as an Instructor in a program organized by Hadar Jacobson (USA-based inventor, manufacturer, and distributor of a line of base metal clays). She is a member of the Cranberry Artists Network, the Pittsburgh Society of Artists, and the International Guild of Miniature Artisans.

SKILL LEVEL ALL - Beginners welcome!

TUITION $40 (due at time of registration) + MATERIAL FEE $45 (payable to instructor) + EVENTBRITE FEE $3.19 (due at time of registration)

MATERIAL COST(S) / BENCH FEE The $45 materials fee covers

• enough silver clay to make at least one reversible pendant
• the use of all the instructors tools, consumables, firing & (optional) polishing

Extra clay, should you want to work very large, or find you have time to make a second piece or a small pair of earrings, will be available in $10 increments.

INSTRUCTOR WILL BRING Printed information and all the tools and consumables needed to complete the project. Some tools will be loaned to you for the entire class; others will be shared among small groups of students.

PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING If you use magnification and/or lighting for other craft-work, please bring that for this session too.

CLASS MINIMUM 4 students.

REFUND / CANCELLATION POLICY Our instructors require a minimum number of students to teach. In order to minimize cancellations that inconvenience our instructors and other students, class cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to the start of class. Students who comply with this requirement will receive a full refund. Students who do not comply will be subject to a $25 cancellation fee.

Photo Credit: Carol Scheftic | Convergent Series © 2016. All rights reserved.
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By: The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh

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