Getting Started Precious Metal Clay Series: Torch Firing Projects: Faceted Stone Earrings

Become a torch-fired, stone setting master in this course featuring precious metal clay (PMC) taught by Darlene Armstrong! Throughout this interactive, online course, Darlene will walk you through how to work with faceted stones in conjunction with PMC while creating a pair of earrings from start to finish.


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Become a torch-fired, stone setting master in this course featuring precious metal clay (PMC) taught by Darlene Armstrong! Throughout this interactive, online course, Darlene will walk you through how to work with faceted stones in conjunction with PMC while creating a pair of earrings from start to finish. You'll learn how to create bezels for faceted stones, how to torch fire, and how to patina and polish for professional results.By registering for this course, you will have the opportunity to connect with other students and be a part of a community to bounce ideas off each other and to share your designs. As an added bonus, this course content is available to you at anytime, anywhere, allowing you to stop and practice when you need to.

Lesson Breakdown

Lesson 1: Stone Bezel Earrings

  • Design & Form Your Pieces
  • Make the Bezel
  • Make the Earrings

Lesson 2: Torch Fire Earrings

  • Firing

Lesson 3: Finishing - Make Your Earrings Ready to Wear

  • Hardening
  • Make the Ear Wires
  • Using a Dome Set
  • Patina and Polish
  • Assemble
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Course Includes

Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the course. It's an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, express your inspirations, and share images of your work.

Notes: This is a place for you to keep personal notes to help you with your work and the course content. Only you will be able to see your notes.

Test Your Knowlege: Short, optional quizzes and other learning activities

Video Lesson Run Time ≈ 65 minutes

The videos in this course are available for you to watch via streaming or by video download! For details, see the ‘Navigate Your Course’ section within the course.

About the Instructor

 

Darlene Armstrong is a professional metalsmith who is the owner and instructor at The Denver School of Metal Arts, in Denver, Colorado. Darlene has over 38,000 hours working at her bench, selling her work all over the globe. She has more than 3,000 hours of teaching experience, both professionally and privately. As a Senior Level PMC teacher, she has over 15 years teaching and working experience with PMC.

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SKU R6699
Author/Designer Darlene Armstrong
Product Type Course
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