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Crazy Cool Silver Leaf

August 31, 2023
5:30 – 8:30 pm | $55
Educator: Jennifer Dins
Adults & Teens 13+
(Parents encouraged for young students)

TMA members receive 10% off!

Have you always wanted to learn how to work with real silver and make jewelry, but you were intimidated by the cost of getting started? Working with fine and sterling silver is easy and economical to do as we introduce you to Silver Metal Clay. Working with real silver doesn’t require a set up that costs hundreds of dollars as we introduce you to Silver Metal Clay!

In this workshop, we will explore some of the basics of how to start working with Silver Metal Clay. You will create a Pendant or Charms using silver clay and a leaf! You will then have finish options: polish to a bright shine or a soft satin finish with antiquing accenting the texture.

Your pieces will be fired in a kiln and available for pick-up at TMA the next week. (Shipping available)

Jennifer Dins
Jennifer DinsArt Educator
I am from the Milwaukee, WI area and I moved to Madison, WI to earn my undergraduate degree in marketing. In 2000, I earned a master’s degree in management, training and organizational development. But besides a mother and wife, what I really am is a life-long artist who found myself in a non-creative career for over 25 years.
After a potentially terminal cancer diagnosis in 2006 permanently sidelined me from my 25 year management career, I decided to follow my creative heart and began to explore a new medium: metal clay. This medium is easy on my sore hands and joints and I feel a sense of accomplishment every time I complete a piece. The uniqueness of this material allows me to add fingerprints, paw prints and even handwriting directly into the silver. Most of my sales are to people who have lost someone and want to capture a piece of him or her within the silver of an heirloom piece. I now believe it’s my calling to help these people through a particularly difficult time.

I love working with silver…it’s my Zen place.


Aug 31, 2023
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Trout Museum of Art
111 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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