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Let's Get Twisted! Silver Earrings or Pendant

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The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh

1635 McFarland Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15216

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CLASS DESCRIPTION Let’s play with some metal clay! We’ll use a special formula that remains somewhat flexible even until it's been fired. That will let us twist it around in various interesting ways, to make decorative elements or to create custom designs for later beading or wirework.

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 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 Beginner

TUITION $40 (due at time of registration) + MATERIAL FEE $30 (payable to instructor by cash or check) + EVENTBRITE FEE $3.19 (due at time of registration)

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

  • enough silver clay to make one pendant or pair of earrings
  • a bench fee to cover the use of all the instructors tools.


Extra clay, should you want to work larger than the samples, will be available in $15 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.

BRING WITH YOU TO CLASS If you use magnification for other craft-work, please bring it for this class 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 © 2017. All rights reserved.

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