Five Top Tips for Creating Rings in Metal Clay with Anna Campbell – New Course Alert! (podcast episode)

Metal clay is an exciting material to work with, but it presents some unique challenges when it comes to making rings. In this episode, Jessica and Anna Campbell share a preview of our brand new course, “Ring Making in Metal Clay.” They explain how you can get a discounted rate on the course, and Anna breaks down her top five tips for making metal clay rings.

  

    

129: Five Top Tips for Creating Rings in Metal Clay

With Anna Campbell

Metal clay is an exciting material to work with, but it presents some unique challenges when it comes to making rings. In this episode, Jessica and Anna Campbell share a preview of our brand new course, “Ring Making in Metal Clay.” They explain how you can get a discounted rate on the course, and Anna breaks down her top five tips for making metal clay rings.
Episode Description:

  • Today we’ll be talking about our new course, “Ring Making in Metal Clay” (1:10)

  • What excites you about working with metal clay? (2:57)

  • Tip 1: Always use fresh clay when making a ring band (8:40)

  • What are the three rings we make in the course? (11:39)

  • Tip 2: Spend some extra time on the finishing and refining (14:05)

  • Tip 3: Invest in a larger ring sizer (16:27)

  • Tip 4: Use a food dehydrator to dry your ring before firing (21:59)

  • Tip 5: Have a “kiln book” to track temperatures, sizes, etc. (25:07)

  • What makes this course special? (29:17)

Resources
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Order Your Copy of “Start and Grow a Profitable Jewellery Business”
Sign up for the Maker’s Membership to get access to all our courses
Enrol in our new course, “Ring Making in Metal Clay”
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We recommend using a kiln to fire your metal clay rings, if you are looking to invest in one why not take a listen to our podcast with Petra Cameron from Metal Clay Ltd who talks about the considerations for buying a kiln that works for you.

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