In these half or full day classes, students get hands on experience with silver metal clay and produce their own handmade, solid silver jewelry, to enjoy or give as a gift. Please click on class titles below to see detailed descriptions. Classes are held in Barbara’s home studio in Goleta and are limited to six students.

Upcoming classes:

March 10 classes are FULL. If you would like to be notified about future cLasses, please send me an email and I’ll put you on my notifications list.

Saturday, March 10, 2018
Morning: 9:00 – 12:30 – Intro to Metal Clay, Textured Silver Earrings
Afternoon: 1:00 – 4:30 – Mold Making and Simple Pendant

REGISTER for one or more classes.

Email Barbara with questions:

About Barbara

Barbara is the artist and owner of Sweet Cedar Jewelry Design, founded in 2009. She sells her work at fine art shows throughout California, in addition to the annual artists co-op in Santa Barbara, The Yes Store. She holds a Level 2 PMC Certification, a BA in studio art, and has over 25 years of teaching experience.


What students have said about Barbara’s classes:

“Barbara was helpful, patient, and supportive to a “non crafty” person.”

“I would recommend it to a fact I already did!”

“I’ve already recommended this class to others. It was fabulous!”

“Wow… I am still feeling the glow of yesterday! That was so much fun. Thank you for your amazing kindness and grace. It was a perfect day.”

“I would highly recommend the class to a friend. The pace is fun. The work is approachable. The finished product is rewarding.”


Class Photos

See students making gorgeous silver jewelry!

Classes List

Intro to MC (Prerequisite for other classes)
See video of earrings project!

Mold Making and Simple Pendant

Multilayer Pendant

Lentil Bead Pendants

Ring Making

Setting Cubic Zirconia in Metal Clay (full day)

Creating Textures for Metal Clay (full day)

Setting Glass Cabs in Metal Clay (full day)


Click here to REGISTER for one or more classes.

Email Barbara with questions: