Metal clay is a revolutionary product which comes in a clay form which can easily be manipulated into desired forms.  During kiln firing (some clays can be torch fired) the binders are burnt out and the clay becomes solid metal.  This workshop introduces you to this fabulous medium.  PMC3 is used for this workshop which is .999 fine silver.  There are other types of Precious Metal Clay which will be discussed during the 


  • Working with the clay and its special properties
  • Rolling, cutting, texturing and forming the clay
  • Drying, sanding and refining
  • Drilling clay prior to firing
  • Demonstration of torch firing
  • Polishing and finishing 
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Class Schedule

Duration: 5.5 hours

What you will learn
  • Working with the clay and its special properties
  • Rolling, cutting, texturing and forming the clay
  • Drying, sanding and refining
What you will get
  • Tuition
  • Class notes
  • 25gm PMC3 (value $75)
  • Loan of tools

What to bring
  • Your materials fee is included in the class cost.
  • An apron & wear old clothes
  • Pencil and Notebook
What to wear

We request that you wear closed shoes, have long hair tied back and wear minimal jewellery in classes for WH&S reasons. We also recommend you wear glasses over contact lenses if required.

Appropriate for

No experience necessary, open to all.


Sydney Jewellery School

Vendor since 2015

Sydney Jewellery School (SJS) is Australia's leading independent contemporary jewellery facility for students wishing to learn the art of jewellery making, multi-media creative arts techniques and object 'd art creation.

The school operates from our own premises and dedicated studio space in Rosebery, an inner South/East suburb of Sydney. Housed in the Heritage Listed Leda Building our air-conditioned studio is flooded with natural light and is equipped with the latest tools and equipment.

SJS also provides space for people wishing to access bench space on a casual or daily basis.

We cater for both the beginner through to the accomplished artisan with a range of classes and techniques: Beginner classes; Class modules to build your skill level; Specialist techniques; Master classes; Visiting artists program; International teachers program.

Many of our classes and the equipment needed to participate are only available within the framework of formal University/TAFE training, SJS is proud to be able to offer short courses in these techniques to all.

Our classes are surprisingly affordable and extremely competitive. Compare for yourself.

The studio has a fully equipped kitchenette and a substantial library with a large selection of books and DVDs on Jewelry and Craft.

Our Director Menaka Cooke and Studio Manager Jae Brown and the wonderful teaching faculty at the school look forward to welcoming you to the studio and to helping you turn your creative dreams into reality.

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