What you'll do
Discover the meanings behind the sacred symbols of NM's cultures while creating beautiful keepsakes of this unique area. About the class: You will be working with some of the most popular NM symbols and bronze metal clay to create your own sacred keepsakes, using original stamps and molds. Learn the process of working with base metal clay from start to finish. I will walk you, step by step, through preparing your own clay, the basic tools you need to work with the clay, tips and tricks of attaching metal clay pieces, and more. This is an introduction to working with base metal clay. No experience is necessary, all tools and clay are provided. Just bring yourself, your willingness to learn and your desire to create. Handouts are included. Class length is approximately 2 hours. Pieces created are fired and finished by me and available for pick up or delivery within two days of the class. Students may pick out ONE of the following finishes, additional finishes can be added for a minimal fee. Typically, students create more than one piece per class. Adjustable leather necklace or bracelet cord. Sterling Silver earring wires or studs. Key-chain split-ring.
I am a metal clay jewelry artist, specializing in aromatherapy diffusing jewelry and medicinal plant essences. I have been working with precious and base metal clay for 8+ years, developing my own style and techniques. Teaching others how to work with metal clay and watching the creativity flow from mind and body to actual creation is exhilarating for me and my students. I offer several different classes to suit your needs and can customize a class for you as well. No experience is necessary. I walk you through every step and am there to assist you in bringing your creation to life.
Tea, coffee and filtered water are provided. Let me know if you prefer something else, I will try to have it on hand for you.
All tools and metal clay is provided. You can bring your own readers for seeing detail. I also have readers of +3.25 for you.
Where you'll be
The class will take place in my beautiful, passive solar home, in Eldorado, about 20 minutes outside of town. Set on about 2 acres, this serene setting is perfect for delving into the sacred symbols of NM. With floor to ceiling windows, vigas, and gorgeous views of the mountains you will delight in the calm and natural scenery. Native flute music will be playing in the background and Clary Sage will be in the diffuser to assist your creativity.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 4 guests aged 18 and up can attend.
Remember, there is no experience necessary. What you create is totally up to you. I will assist you with your creation from beginning to end.
Enchanted Creations Metal Clay Class
£121 / personNew experience
£121 / person