Metal Clay Jewelry from Natural Objects

Course Description

About this course

This one-day class on metal clay will show you how to use nature and natural items as a basis for your metal clay jewelry.  Students will use natural items directly as a substrate or textural component of their work, as well as use 2-part silicone molding compound to create molds so that repeat items can be make from a single natural item. Students will take home a finished piece of silver jewelry, as well as a mold or two for future use. This workshop is for beginner to advanced metal clay students.

Meet the Instructor

Michela Verani

Michela is an artist who works primarily in metal clay and felt. Her metal clay, felt and beaded work have won numerous awards. Since beginning in metal clay, she has achieved Art Clay 1/Senior certification, Rio Rewards Certification, and Metal Clay Master's Registry III. She has authored articles for Fired Arts & Crafts, Art Jewelry, Bead Trends, Metal Clay Today, Metal Clay Artist, The Art Clay Society Quarterly and Bead Unique. Her work has been featured in a number of the PMC Guild Annuals and other books on jewelry.

Materials & Tools 

There is a $60 materials fee for this workshop that is payable upon registration. The materials kit includes 20g of art clay silver and various tools required for creating molds and reliefs. 

Students should bring 

Students should bring any natural materials they would like to use for inspiration or recreating in metal clay. 



Materials Cost



Michela Verani


May 11, 2019


10:00 AM -5:00 PM


1 day

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