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. All instruction, materials and tools are provided. Classes are held in Barbara’s home studio in Goleta, and are limited to eight students.

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

Please click on class titles below to see detailed descriptions.

Upcoming classes: FULL Saturday, February 22, 2020

Morning: 9:00 – 12:30 – Intro to Metal Clay, Textured Silver Earrings
Afternoon: 1:00 – 4:30 – Multi-Layer Pendant or Earrings


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About Barbara

Barbara is the artist and owner of Sweet Cedar Jewelry Design, founded in 2009. She sells her work at fine art shows and festivals throughout California. She holds a PMC Certifications, 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.”

“I would absolutely recommend it. I had a fabulous time. I wished I had signed up for the afternoon class since I was having so much fun!”


Classes Offered

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

Mold Making and Simple Pendant

Multi-layer Pendant

Lentil Bead Pendants

Ring Making

Setting Cubic Zirconia in Metal Clay

Creating Textures for Metal Clay

Setting Glass Cabs in Metal Clay


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Class Photos: See students making gorgeous silver jewelry!

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