PMC Workshops & Classes

What is PMC??

Pendant & Earrings Workshop

Introduction to Silver Precious Metal Clay

This is a project-based, hands on workshop, but allows a lot of flexibility to explore the joy of working with metal clay and express your creativity. 


You will make a pendant and earring set of your own design.  In the process you will learn the techniques of working with fine silver metal clay, from rolling and shaping to texturing and decorating with coils, balls and small embellishments. I will demonstrate different bail styles for you to choose from for your pendan. You will also learn to set a firable gemstone.  


After kiln firing we will go over patina and finishing techniques, which will complete your unique jewelry set!

One fireable gemstone, 14 grams clay, tools and kiln firing are included, just bring your creative self!

Additional materials purchase available for the ambitio

Skill Level: Beginner and up

Where & When:

Saturday September 21st 9AM-4PM

Gallery on Main in Dayton, Wy

Cost: $125 

Includes glass of wine and lunch!

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Fine Silver & Dichoic Glass Workshop

Adding color to your silver work

Dichoric glass contains metals, which create iridescent effects when made into cabochons.  Often they look like natural stones, works of modern art or little pieces of the cosmos. In this class you will learn how to make a simple fine silver bezel for a glass cabochon and how to be creative with your fine silver clay to make a truly unique pendant. 

All tools and material will be provided. No experience needed.

Skill Level: Beginner and up

Where & When:

August 3rd Saturday 9AM-3PM & Optional Sunday 4th 12-1PM to pick up work and optional patina.

Gallery on Main - Dayton, WY

Includes lunch & glass of Jackson Hole Winery Wine!


August 24th Saturday 9AM-4PM & Optional Sunday 25th 9-10AM to pick up work and optional patina

Crooked Line Studio - Billings, MT


Charm Bracelet Workshop

Charm bracelets tell a personal story in an artistic way. These stories can be markers through a lifetime, vacation memories, show a taste for pretty objects, a set of goals met...Possibilities are endless. 


Join me to start start a story in silver for yourself or a loved one. 

What's Included:  One sterling silver charm bracelet chain (made in Italy), 14 grams of fine silver, one fireable gemstone, sterling silver jump rings and all materials and tools for working with silver clay.


Additional stones, clay and charm bracelets will be available for purchase.

Skill Level: Beginner and up

Where & When:

November 17th, Sunday 1PM-6PM 

Gallery on Main - Dayton, WY

Includes snacks & glass of Jackson Hole Winery Wine!

Cost: $140

Stacking Rings in Sterling Silver

Stacking rings can create a narrative, compose a puzzle or rely on simple shapes for interest. The interplay between the rings can be expressed as vertical, horizontal, lateral or a combination, and this is what makes them fun!


This class will cover design guidance for your unique set of rings, ring sizing for PMC, many wet and dry PMC techniques for texturing and embellishing your rings, and setting fireable gemstones.

What's Included:   Twenty-five grams sterling silver clay, one fireable gemstone, tools for creating and finishing your project. Additional stones will be available for purchase, or bring your own gemstones that are safe to fire to 1600F. 

Skill Level: Experience in metal clay is helpful but not required.

Where & When:

October 12th, Saturday 9AM-4PM. Lunch Break 1-2:30.

Crooked Line Studio - Billings, MT

Cost: $165

Stephanie Zier is an Art Clay Certified Instructor


PO Box 72, Parkman, WY 82838



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