Explore the possibilities of precious metal clay using the organic forms and textures of nature as inspiration. You will be encouraged to develop your own ideas and skills to texture, model and carve this versatile material. Learn how to make hollow forms and fuse with other metals to create jewellery.
Christina Hirst is a jewellery designer maker based in Edinburgh. She trained at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) gaining a Master of Design by research, for a study of the then new material, Precious Metal Clay. For the last 10 years she has taught on the Jewellery and Metal Design degree course at DJCAD.