Instructor: Katherine Prejean

Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

August 15 - 16, 2015 (TWO DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP)


PMC Level 1 certification is a two-day class designed for the student ready to step beyond the basics in PMC Silver Clay.

The student will complete four projects: Pendant with Syringe Drawing, Ring with Set Gemstones, Sheet PMC Earrings or Pendant, Hollow Form Pillow Bead. Each of the four projects in this class combines two or more metal clay construction techniques and challenges the student to create jewelry that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional. Best Construction practices, doming, carving, controlled syringe drawing, forming sheet clay, basic stone setting, ring constructions, creating embeddable elements, firing and polishing, and patina.

Students explore and demonstrate mastery of basic hollow forms; carving green ware; ring sizing and construction, setting faceted stones, controlled syringe drawing, and forming sheet clay, as well as incorporating functional elements such as bails and embedded wire.

Projects are evaluated according to the care taken with design, joining, finishing, attention to detail, and the student’s understanding of the material covered in discussions. Completion of the class prepares the student for PMCC Certification Levels Two and Three and entitles the student to a Certified Artisan discounts honored by most metal clay suppliers.

Level: Advanced

Class Price: $399**

Materials Fee: Included

Bench Fee: $50 paid to instructor on day of class

Class size: Minimum 2, Maximum 12  

**Note: this class is administrated by PMCConnection. If you have questions or would like to register by phone, please call 866-PMC-Clay (866-762-2529) or online through