New Workshops Now Available!

Each of these workshops are both scheduled and held upon request either in-person from my home studio in Tucson or online. For more information please call 314-606-1718 or email cathy@cathyflesher.com


3-DAY ONLINE BASE METAL CLAY EXPLORATION WORKSHOP - $ 450.00


Join me (either online or in-person) for the ultimate base metal clay learning experience!  Perfect for anyone interested in learning new metal clay and stone setting techniques using multiple brands of bronze, copper, and white copper base metal clay. 


Twelve hours of hands-on project instruction over three days will introduce you to new techniques, challenge your design creativity, and inspire your interest in the use of base metals. Combine bronze, copper, white copper, and unique stones into personalized one-of-a-kind jewelry. You will make six (6) projects including:


1. Three-dimensional, 4 part round or square box beads (any color)

2. Multi-copper CZ set molded earrings using molds, CZs, and embeddables

3. Five Star textured bronze (two color) bracelet and toggle

4. Bronze ring using a ring core and bezel set stone

5. Bronze ring using a handmade metal clay ring band with stone set in place

6. Copper pendant with irregular stone set using wire prongs and embeddable bail


Included in the workshop cost is a complete class kit consisting of 100 grams of FASTfireBRONZclay™, 60 grams of COPPRclay™, 30 grams of WHITE COPPRclay™, 50 grams of Five Star bronze in two colors, ring core, one irregular shaped stone, two 6-8mm stones, bezel cups, two 3 mm CZs, copper eyelet embeddables, and copper wire for prongs. 

Upcoming Dates

This workshop will be held online and/or in-person from my Tucson studio over three separate sessions (one per week for three straight weeks). 


Sunday, December 6th, Sunday, December 13th, and Sunday, December 20th, 2020

* Additional dates may be available upon request. Please inquire.


Start at 10:00 am MST and end at 2:00 pm MST each day. Cost is $ 450.00 and includes clay and materials for all six projects plus free shipping (US). To reserve your spot, use the Registration link in the left frame of this website or contact Cathy Flesher via email at cathy@cathyflesher.com for more information. 


What’s the deadline for registration?

Registration deadline is November 29th in order to give me enough time to mail the course kit to you.


Can I request custom dates that work better with my schedule?

Yes!  Please contact me if you have interest in this workshop but cannot attend the pre-scheduled dates.  I can schedule custom dates that work for you. 


Does it matter if I want to do this online or in-person?

No, this workshop will be conducted online but will also accomodate anyone who wishes to join me in my home studio.  Appropriate social distancing space is available for working on your projects.


What is your refund policy?

Cancellations are allowed with a full refund (less a $ 25 adminisrative fee) up to 7 calendar days prior to first day of workshop.  However, if course materials have been shipped to you (for online attendees), no refunds will be given. However, full credit is offered for a future course taken within six months of cancellation. 


Metal Clay: Heart Pendant Necklace


Cost: $ 195 per person which includes clay and all materials

**This workshop is available and can be scheduled upon request.**

Share a friend, couple, or family experience!

Level: Perfect for beginner or intermediate learners


Get your hands dirty (literally) as you work through the process of making a fine silver heart pendant necklace. In this 3-hour workshop you will learn fundamental skills of working with fine silver metal clay while producing a love-inspired heart pendant neckalce that you will take home!


Build your confidence in the areas of: Design, Rolling, Cutting, Texturing, CZ Bezel Setting and Finishing

* Plan your design on paper

* Use stencils, cutters, textures and learn how to bezel set a CZ using fine silver metal clay

* Learn how to properly sand and refine your work in the "greenware" state and then...

* Fire, finish, patina, and polish


Metal Clay: Feather Earrings 

Cost: $ 195 per person which includes clay and all materials

**This workshop is available and can be scheduled upon request.**

Share a friend, couple, or family experience!

Level: Perfect for beginner or intermediate learners


Get your hands dirty (literally) as you work through the process of making fine silver earrings. In this 3-hour workshop you will learn fundamental skills of working with fine silver metal clay while producing Southwest-inspired feather earrings that you will take home!


Build your confidence in the areas of: Design, Rolling, Cutting, Texturing, and Finishing

* Plan your design on paper

* Use stencils and textures to create your multi-part design using fine silver metal clay

* Learn how to properly sand and refine your work in the "greenware" state and then...

* Fire, finish, patina, and polish



Beginning Soft Soldering

Cost: $ 125 per person which includes solder, glass, images, and china options.

**This workshop is available and can be scheduled upon request.**

Level: Perfect for beginner or intermediate learners


Share a friend, couple, or family experience! Create uniquely inspired keepsake or family ornaments and jewelry using old china, illustrations, photos, and vintage ephemera. In this 3-hour hands-on workshop you will learn fundamental skills of soldering while producing multiple unique and personal pieces...perfect for thoughtful gifts!


* How to select proper tools and supplies to enhance your work

* How to correctly wrap and burnish copper tape when soft soldering two pieces of glass and china

* How to attach jump rings and add "bling" to your jewelry

* Finish multiple jewelry and charm ornaments


Intermediate Soft Soldering

Cost: $ 150 per person which includes solder, glass, images, and materials.

**This workshop is available and can be scheduled upon request.**

Level: Intermediate

Grow your skills in this 3 1/2 hour hands-on workshop you will learn several advanced soldering techniques while producing multiple unique and personal pieces!

* How to solder dimensional objects under glass

* How to create a box bezel and three-dimensional form bezels

* Using wire to create unique shapes

* How to add textures and details to your designs

* How to correctly wrap, burnish, and solder geometric shapes