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Learn how to make rings with Metal Clay. You will learn how to create a free-flowing ring with some adjustability on the size. These rings will be created and fired flat and formed into shape around the mandrel after firing. You will also learn how to form a ring on a mandrel, creating a smooth seam. We will cover how to deal with the shrinkage for sizing.  We will be using Art Clay silver 950. It is the most suitable and durable clay for this type of project.  Materials provided will be 10 grams of clay and kiln safe cubic zirconia. This will be two evenings of classes. The first night you will create your ring and the instructor, Donna will fire them in the kiln.  During the second class we will form the rings to fit plus cover the finishing process. This class is great for beginners and advanced students alike. The first class will be 3 hours and the second will be 1.5 hours. Ages 18+ welcome No Experience Needed! $229/person 20% discount for DIYcave Members  *Discount code can be found in your new member welcome email.  Code must be applied at the time of booking to receive the discount and cannot be added later. If this class is Full, or the dates do not work for you, sign up to be notified the next time new sessions are added. Please arrive for class in all-natural fiber clothing and closed-toe, closed-heel shoes with socks that protect up to the ankle. Long hair must be tied back. Nylon, polyester, spandex, or other synthetics are not allowed around machines, equipment, or processes that can produce hot fragments, sparks, or flames. Layers are encouraged as the studio can be very cold or very hot. If you have personal protective equipment, please bring it with you. Otherwise, protective gear will be provided as needed.

February 21, 2024


06:00 PM - 09:00 PM


DIY Cave 444 SE Ninth Street, Suite 150 Bend, Oregon United States

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