Silver Snowflakes
Dec
9
10:00am10:00am

Silver Snowflakes

A great holiday gift or to make for yourself...create a stunning pure silver snowflake that will outlast the cold! In this class you will design snowflake-inspired jewelry in metal clay. Students will learn how to set gemstones to add a little extra sparkle and shine to their pieces. Enough clay will be provided to create a pendant and earrings set or several pendants. No experience is necessary and all supplies will be included.

$89 Member/$111 Nonmember

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Silver and Dichro
Dec
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

Silver and Dichro

Learn how to incorporate dichroic glass into metal clay designs! Dichroic glass reflects multiple colors when viewed for a magnificently vibrant effect. Enough clay will be provided to create a pendant and earrings set or several pendants. Students will use stamps and various textures to create a base design to embellish with their choice of dichroic cabochon. No experience is necessary and all supplies will be included.

$89 Member/$111 Nonmember

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Copper Clay Creations (6 week class)
Jun
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

Copper Clay Creations (6 week class)

6 week class: Mondays 6-9pm, June 12-July 24

Learn how to use copper metal clay: a flexible medium that can be rolled, stamped, cut and manipulated like traditional clay. Finished pieces are kiln or torch-fired to become almost pure copper. Copper employs the same techniques as silver metal clay but is a less expensive alternative. All supplies will be provided.

$185 (10% discount for Edina Art Center members) + $50 supply fee

Register here (search class 7307) or call the Edina Art Center (952) 903-5780

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Stone Setting in Metal Clay
Jun
10
9:00am 9:00am

Stone Setting in Metal Clay

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Learn multiple ways to set gemstones in metal clay. Unlike traditional silver work, no soldering or power tools are required -- stones can be set easily into the clay and fired into place to create stunning jewelry.
Students will Learn:
Basic metal clay skills as well as stone-setting techniques. Perfect for beginner or experienced metal clay artists.

$254

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Gathering Threads: Kumihimo Bracelet
May
20
2:00pm 2:00pm

Gathering Threads: Kumihimo Bracelet

Kumi himo is Japanese for "gathered threads," and is descriptive of a historic Japanese braiding technique. Kumihimo cords were used by samurai on their armor, and are now used to secure haori jackets and kimono sashes. Immerse yourself in this traditional and centuries old method to create a statement bracelet. Students will learn how to incorporate beads into the traditional 8 warp round braid. Once you are comfortable with the steps you will be able to create bracelets and necklaces in a wide variety of patterns and designs. You will leave with a finished bracelet and knowledge to make more kumihimo jewelry!

$89

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Resin Jewelry
May
20
10:00am10:00am

Resin Jewelry

Learn about one of the hottest trends in jewelry today - Resin. UV resin is a versatile medium for making individual wearable pieces with a quick cure time, unlike traditional 2-part epoxies. Learn how to create unique charms that can be turned into earrings, bracelets, or pendants.

$89

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Crystal Clay Jewelry: Stamped and Textured Designs
May
6
2:00pm 2:00pm

Crystal Clay Jewelry: Stamped and Textured Designs

Create eye-catching statement jewelry using a new, easy medium! Crystal Clay is a versatile product with many jewelry applications, and requires minimal equipment and curing time. In this session, students will learn two techniques focused on the clay itself: using stamps to impress designs and textures on the surface of the clay and using silicone molds to create 3D sculpted relief looks.

Level: Any

$89.00

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Metal Clay Rings (4 week class)
May
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Metal Clay Rings (4 week class)

4 week class: Mondays, 5/3-5/24

Learn to design and create rings in metal clay. This workshop-style class will cover bands, coil and textured rings. While working with the new Art Clay 950, students
will learn construction techniques, sizing and how to set gemstones in metal clay. All other supplies will be provided. Students are welcome to purchase additional metal clay packets from the instructor. Supply fee of $60 includes two 10-gram Art Clay Silver 950 packets and gemstones.

$123 (10% discount to Edina Art Center Members) + $60 supply fee

Register here - Search for class 7306 - or call the Edina Art Center (952) 903-5780

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Unique Silver Leaf
Apr
29
2:00pm 2:00pm

Unique Silver Leaf

Use real leaves to create beautiful, one of a kind jewelry for bracelets, earrings, or necklaces! Leaves will be impressed in silver metal clay to make pure silver replicas of the leaf designs. Participants will be granted the exclusive privilege of harvesting leaves from the Arboretum during class, or bring your own leaves from home to create your designs. By the end of class you will have created pieces of exquisite jewelry to keep or give as gifts. Finished pieces are 99.9% pure silver, and will be available for pickup at the Arboretum within 1 week.

$132

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Metal Clay Workshop (4 week class)
Apr
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Metal Clay Workshop (4 week class)

4 week class: Mondays, 4/3-4/24

Learn how to use metal clay: a flexible medium that can be rolled, stamped, cut and manipulated like traditional clay. Finished pieces are kiln- or torch-fired to become 99.9 percent pure silver. Each week, students will learn new tips and tricks for working with metal clay. Students will apply those techniques to create a variety of finished pieces of their own design. All supplies will be provided. Students are welcome to purchase additional metal clay packets from the instructor. The supply fee includes two 10-gram Art Clay Silver packets.

$123 (10% discount for Edina Art Center Members) + $50 supply fee

Register here - Search for class 7305 - or call the Edina Art Center (952) 903-5780

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