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Silver Metal Clay Training, Classes, Courses and Workshops

The instructors, trainers and schools on this page offer generic silver metal clay training not aligned to PMC or Art Clay. Some will travel outside their home area, see the listings for details. If you can't find an instructor in your area on this page, check the PMC classes pages and the Art Clay classes pages. All links open in a new window.

Metal Clay classes in the UK

Metal Clay classes in the USA

Metal Clay classes International

UK

Alston Hall - Preston, Lancashire

Metal clay classes for all levels. Also offer beadwork classes.

Ardington School of Crafts - Nr Wantage, Oxford

Silver jewellery making and silver clay classes.

The Art Academy – Southwark, London

Art clay and metal clay introductory classes. Also run kiln formed glass classes.

ArtisOn - Masham, North Yorkshire, UK

Short courses including jewellery making and metal clay.

Assington Mill - Sudbury, Suffolk

Silver clay jewellery making classes.

Bezeal - Cardiff

Silver clay beginners classes, PMC and Art Clay classes, metal clay taster sessions, fingerprint jewellery classes, artworks in silver classes, metal clay project classes, wireworking classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Bluebell Design Studio - Crossgates, Fife

Introduction to silver metal clay classes, intermediate level silver metal clay classes. They also run a number of workshops including ring making, charm making and adding colour to metal clay, champleve enamel on silver clay classes.

Cornwall School of Art, Craft and Jewellery - Bodmin, Cornwall

Art, craft and jewellery making courses and classes including beginners, intermediate and advanced level bronze clay, copper clay, polymer clay, silver metal clay, glass fusing, ceramics and porcelain beads, enameling, adding colour to metal, silver work, unique texture making, private classes and open studios. They also sell kilns, Dockyard carving tools and other jewelry making tools.

The Craft Ecademy - Hampshire

Online and live classes in making fingerprint jewellery, art work jewellery and handprint jewellery. They also offer business start up packages and marketing support for jewellery making businesses.

Craftworx - Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire

Introduction to metal clay classes, PMC and Art Clay, baby fingerprint classes, ring making classes, stone setting classes, advanced stone setting classes, ceramics and silver clay classes, glass and silver classes. Art Clay Level 1 and 2 Certification and a programme of masterclasses. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Creatstudio - Faversham, Kent

Beginners metal clay classes, jewellery making classes, silver work classes and enameling classes.

Debbie Carlton - Various locations, London

Introduction to metal clay classes running in London.

Denman College - Marcham, Near Oxford

Jewellery making classes including silver clay.

Dillington House - Ilminster, Somerset

Residential and day classes including metal clay.

Hampshire Jewellery Design Studio - Horndean, Hampshire

Silver smithing, jewellery making and silver metal clay classes.

Higham Hall - Cockermouth, Cumbria

Silver clay classes, jewellery making classes.

Julia Rai - Cornwall, London

Introduction to metal clay, NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft (includes metal clay), NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Art and Design (includes metal clay), PMC and Art Clay classes, Art Clay Diploma classes level 1 and 2, making your own textures class, private classes, one-to-one classes. Will travel to teach.

London Jewellery School - Whitechapel, London

One day classes and other short courses in a range of precious metal clay techniques from beginners to adding colour, stone setting, clay and Art Clay certification as well as copper clay, silversmithing, fused glass, Perspex, wire and beading courses and much more. Private tuition available for all levels or metal clay and other techniques. Plus the school offers three diploma programmes for those wanting to develop jewellery careers and businesses.

London Metal Clay - Harrow, Middlesex

Introduction to silver clay, PMC and Art Clay classes, silver clay jewellery classes, silver clay and beading classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Lynne Glazzard - Glaisdale, North Yorkshire

Beginners, intermediate and advanced Art Clay silver classes including ring making, hollow forms and stone setting.  Art Clay Silver level 1 and 2 Certification with Lynne Glazzard. Bronze clay and copper clay classes. A wide range of metal clay and jewellery making courses, traditional silver work classes, enamelling classes at introductory and advanced levels including cloisonné and Plique a jour enamelling, advanced stone setting, adding colour to metal clay, torch fired enamel classes, glass fusing classes and combining silver clay with lampwork beads.  Private classes run by appointment.  Open workshops and a series of Masterclasses with invited tutors.

The Mid Cornwall School of Jewellery - Devon

No longer trading, gone bankrupt.

PitstopX Jewellery - Camden, London

Timetabled beginners silver clay classes and private classes on request, as well as a small range of other jewellery making, beadwork and braiding classes.

Rebecca Crabtree - Monmouth

Silver metal clay classes for all levels.

Revontulet - Swansea

Introduction to metal clay classes, introduction to bronze and copper clay classes, introduction to lampwork bead making classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Silverclay Creations - Halifax, West Yorkshire

Introduction to silver clay classes and advanced silver clay classes.

Silver Forge - Halecat, Cumbria

Silver clay workshops including beginners, intermediate and advanced level classes.

Silver with Lesley - Chichester, West Sussex

Introductory and improvers silver metal clay classes, Art Clay and PMC, Art Clay Certification Level 1 and 2 and Bronze clay classes. Lesley also offers project based metal clay classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

The Silvery Place - Chittlehampton, Devon

Introduction to silver metal clay, PMC and Art Clay, taster sessions in metal clay. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Snowdrop Design Studio - Corsham, Wiltshire

Beginners copper clay and Art Clay classes, Art Clay Certification.

This Art of Mine - Maidstone, Kent

Art studio offering silver clay classes.

Touchmark Studios - Chew Magna, Bristol

Precious Metal Clay PMC and Art Clay beginners and advanced training, enamelling classes, silverwork and metal work classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Waterperry Gardens - Nr Wheatley, Oxfordshire

Introductory and project based metal clay classes.

West Country Creative - Lifton, Devon

Metal clay beginners one day classes.

 

USA

Adornment Gallery - Baltimore, MD

Mix it up with Metal Clay class, intermediate to advanced level, taught by Kelly Russell.

A Great Setting - Redondo Beach, CA

Glass work, metal clay and silverwork classes.

The Alchemy Group - Arlington, Texas

Various workshops in Precious Metal Clay PMC and Bronze clay. They also run basic glass fusing classes.

Armory Art Center - West Palm Beach, FL

A range of classes including jewelry making, metal clay, glass fusing and silver work.

Art Center Manatee - Bradenton, FL

Jewelry making, metal clay, silver work and enameling classes.

Art Clay Studio - Nashua, NH

34 types of metal clay classes and workshops by Carol A Babineau. She also has an Open Studio every Tuesday and Thursday 10 - 2, or by appointment. Call ahead just in case. 603-560-5402. Carol is an Art Clay Distributor selling to local people and her students.

Bravo School of Arts - San Diego, CA

Silver metal clay introduction and jewelry making classes.

Brea Bead Works -Brea, CA

Southern California authorized retail distributor of ACS, glass and general supplies. Call or email to buy. They also run training in jewelry making, glass making and metal clay training. Kiln service available.

Chicago Jewelry School - Wheeling, IL

Jewelry making classes including metal smithing, beading, wire wrapping, bead weaving, chain maille, enamelling and metal clay classes. Lapidary and gemology classes.

Cindy Holst in Grand Junction, Colorado

Metal clay classes at all levels.

Convergent Series - Pittsburgh, PA

Carol Scheftic runs a variety of metal clay classes for all levels. Also runs private lessons.

Danaca Design - Seattle, WA

This metal crafting center has PMC beginners, intermediate and advanced classes.

Deb Fitz - Shelton, WA, USA

Offers introductory and advanced metal clay workshops and also glass bead making.

Delphi Glass - Lansing, MI

Beginners metal clay classes. Also run glass, enameling, wire wrapping and jewelry making classes.

Designs by Sylvanye - Smyrna, TN

A range of classes including beginners, intermediate and advanced PMC and Art Clay, glass fusing, copper clay, bronze clay and also a class specifically for using the microwave kiln.

Divine Ornaments - Trinity, NC

Metal clay for beginners classes, UV resin classes, pendants and bails classes and copper clay classes run by Carrie Story.

Fire and Friends Art Studio - Peoria, AZ

All kinds of metal clay related classes with some of the top teachers in the US. Holly Gage, Kate McKinnon, Hadar Jacobson, Pam East and Diane Sepanski to name a few.

Fletcher Farm School - Ludlow, VT

This Arts and Crafts school runs metal clay classes as well as jewelry making and silver smithing classes. Lots of other arts and crafts classes too.

Geltman Jewellery Designs – Washington DC

Generic metal clay training, beading, glass fusing, metal smithing.

Good Muse Designs - Tucson, AZ

Silver metal clay classes for all levels from beginners to project based classes, bronze clay classes, metal clay and glass classes. Also offers private lessons.

Hadar Jacobson - Berkeley, CA

Hadar has been involved in the development of Bronze Clay, Copprclay and also sells her own powdered versions of bronze and copper clay. She runs classes in bronze clay, copper clay, silver clay and other subjects at her studio in Berkeley, CA. Hadar is willing to travel beyond her home town to train. Contact her for more information.

Hattie Sanderson - location of your choice

Metal clay basics at a venue of your choice. Also more advanced workshops available.

Holly Gage - Bowmansville, PA

Holly Gage of Gage Designs - Pennsylvania - Have carpet will travel US and Internationally. Holly offers Silver Metal Clay Classes with an emphasis on developing the creativity of the artist within. Innovative technique based lessons are presented to inspire, strengthen technical and design skills, and elevate the students abilities to the next level. Beginner; Advanced; Negative Space Caning; Metal Clay Repoussé and carving; Creative Prong solutions for setting irregular shaped items (titanium).

Idyllwild Arts - Idyllwild, California

Full program of metal and jewelry making classes including metal clay in the summer adult class schedule.

Kate McKinnon - various locations in the US and Europe

Metal clay classes from beginner to advanced.

La Ruche Davis - Washington, DC

Advanced metal clay classes, visiting artist Masterclasses.

Let's Bead - East Rochester, NY

Retail bead shop offering a wide range of beads, PMC and also classes.

Lillstreet Art Center - Chicago, IL

Metal smithing, enameling and metal clay classes at all levels.

Louise Duhamel - various locations

If you're looking for something a bit different, look no further than Louise Duhamel's schedule of classes. Retreats in such places as Puerto Vallarta and Tuscany, Italy sound wonderful. And they not only feature Louise but also people like Gordon Uyehara and Robert Dancik.

Lyle Rayfield - Tucson, AZ

Art Clay Certification Level 1 and 2, PMC crossover classes, beginners classes, bronze and copper clay classes, speciality classes for intermediate and advanced students. Also teaches enamelling and texture making.

MetalClay Arts Conservatory - Illinois

MetalClay Arts Conservatory (MAC ) was founded by internationally published, award winning artist  and metal clay innovator, Wanaree Tanner, to illuminate the mechanical and practical process of creating metal clay art as well as encourage the participants’ individual artistic expression. The Conservatory features both online continuing education courses ranging from Project Workbooks to Comprehensive Courses as well as one-on-one private intensives with Wanaree at the Conservatory Studio located in secluded rural Illinois. The courses and programs are filled not only with technical training and skill application, but also design development and artistic styling.

The Conservatory’s Digital Learning Library is a focused study for the cultivation of metal clay artistry delivered to the comfort of your home or studio.

Metal Clay Classes in Cleveland - Cleveland, OH

Blog listing classes running all around Cleveland.

Nancy Bronstein - Great Barrington, MA

Introductory and intermediate classes and several interesting project based classes.

New Mexico Clay - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Range of classes from beginners to advanced, Keum Boo, beads, rings. Supplier of Art Clay, PMC, Bronzclay™, Copprclay™, cutters, texture plates, tools, kits and Kilns. They also run classes for beginners in metal clay.

North Country Studio Workshops - Bennington College, Southwestern Vermont

North Country Studio Workshops has two long-term goals: The goal of the organization is to serve the creative community with programs that enrich and inspire; thereby stimulating growth in the creative economy. The goal of the program is to provide a readily  affordable, non-traditional art education experience; to reinvigorate creativity; to provide advanced skills and networking opportunities; to expand artistic horizons and to enable participants to share the experience with the greater regional community.

Originals - San Antonio, TX

Beginners metal clay classes. Also beading, metal work and wire work classes.

Pat Evans - Santa Clara, CA

Introductory and intermediate metal clay classes running at Santa Clara Adult Education.

Pattie Phipps - San Diego, CA

Silver clay and copper clay classes for all skill levels.

Paula Beckett - Plano, Dallas, Carrollton, TX

Download Paula's class schedule from the link above. A variety of silver metal clay classes and enamelling on metal clay.

Pure Silver Studio - Powell, Tennessee

Generic metal clay training, beginners level, also chain weaving.

Shepherdess Beads - San Diego, CA

A number of workshops at all levels are run at this bead store. They also have guest artists run workshops there.

Silver 2 Wear - Los Angeles, CA

Beginners and advanced metal clay classes.

Snow Farm - Williamsburg, MA

Craft school running a program of classes including metal working, cold connections, metal clay, enameling, wire work and kiln formed glass.

Warg Enamel and Tool Center - Scarborough, ME

Bronze clay and metal clay classes, bead making and jewelry making classes, knitted chain and chain making classes.

William Holland School of Lapidary Arts - Young Harris, GA

A wide range of classes are available at this school including silver work, glass fusing, lampworking, enamelling, PMC Certification classes with Mary Ann and Ken Devos, beading, chain making etc.

Woman Creative - Buford, Georgia

Metal clay classes, polymer clay classes and jewelry making classes.

International

7 out of 9 Creative - Harderwijk, Netherlands

Silver metal clay and glass fusing classes.

Beads and Bling - Dublin, Ireland

Supplier of beads, findings, charms, feathers, semi-precious stones, tools, stringing supplies, wire and chain, Swarovski crystals and watch faces. Online sales and retail shop. Also run a large variety of classes including jewellery making, metal clay, chain maille, wirework, hat making, pearl stringing, woven wire and tiara making.

Eclectic Studio - Beaconsfield, NSW, Australia

PMC Certification classes as well as various other metal clay classes for beginners, intemediate and advanced students.

Ecole de Joaillerie de Montreal - Canada

Jewellery school offers a range of classes including silver metal clay.

Franklyn M Spence - Switzerland

Silver metal clay classes.

Hacienda Mosaico - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Hacienda Mosaico is an expansive, tropical and artful retreat in the beautiful beach resort of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Halifax Bead and Metal Clay - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Retail store selling beads and metal clay supplies. They also run classes in beading, jewelry making and metal clay.

Inge Verbruggen - Belgium

Silver clay classes and workshops for all levels.

Ingrid Wild - Germany

PMC classes - website in German with English translation.

L'Ecole Creative - France

Online classes, some free, from a group of French artists. Covers metal clay, polymer clay and wirework.

Metal Clay - Switzerland

Silver, bronze and copper metal clay classes at all levels.

MetalClay Arts Conservatory - Worldwide

MetalClay Arts Conservatory (MAC ) was founded by internationally published, award winning artist  and metal clay innovator, Wanaree Tanner, to illuminate the mechanical and practical process of creating metal clay art as well as encourage the participants’ individual artistic expression. The Conservatory features both online continuing education courses ranging from Project Workbooks to Comprehensive Courses as well as one-on-one private intensives with Wanaree at the Conservatory Studio located in secluded rural Illinois. The courses and programs are filled not only with technical training and skill application, but also design development and artistic styling.

The Conservatory’s Digital Learning Library is a focused study for the cultivation of metal clay artistry delivered to the comfort of your home or studio.

Metal Clay Art Studio - Two Rocks, Western Australia

Metal Clay, polymer clay and textile workshops.

Susan D Design - Hamburg, Germany

Introduction to silver metal clay classes, PMC and Art Clay classes, copper clay classes and some more advanced metal clay classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

Studio Toltekali - Sweden

Silver metal clay classes.

Vienna Expressions Studio - Vienna, Austria

Introduction to silver metal clay, PMC and Art Clay classes. Kiln firing services and open workshops.

 

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