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We are delighted to welcome back Terry Kovalcik to our studio in May 2019. This is an extremely rare opportunity to learn from one of the world's leading metal clay artists and demand for places has been very high.

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Shaman Locket Master Class
with Terry Kovalcik
Fri 17 - Sun 19 May 2019

Tue 21 - Thu 23 May 2019

Sat 25 - Mon 27 May 2019

9.00am - 5.00pm
£595

(Includes 45g Silver Clay)
Contact us for further information

 
Shaman Locket by Terry Kovalcik
Shaman Locket by terry Kovalcik

In this master class you will explore the process of making a hinged cylindrical receptacle. This small decorative locket is fashioned in the style of a Tibetan prayer wheel. It's a place to hold your secret wishes close to your heart.
The master class will include a variety of techniques. You will learn about textured patterns and stencil making. You will construct a cylindrical locket carcass. Then you will learn how to make tab hinges. You will create a domed lid with elaborate finials, fireable stones and a hidden friction clasp. The class instruction will also cover dry construction, riveting, wire work, simple soldering, patinas and finishing.
Learn to accurately cut and construct all the elements. Once fired, learn the steps to properly polish and assemble the locket.
This is an intermediate level master class so we will assume you have a basic level of understanding and experience of working with metal clay.

The Master Class Includes:

  • stencil making
  • paper templates
  • dry construction
  • precision drilling
  • using embeddables
  • hinge construction & integration
  • friction-style closure
  • bail construction
  • cold connections
  • assembly
  • finishing

This Shaman Locket is the perfect jewellery piece to show off your personal story.

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You can contact us for further information and details on how to secure your place. Payment will be due no later than 3 months prior to the date of your chosen master class. By booking onto one of our courses, you agree to abide by the Craftworx terms & conditions. All classes are held at our studio in Bishop Burton, E. Yorkshire.

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