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Ceramic Jewelry for Beginners

A course by Julieta Álvarez , Ceramic Artist

Ceramic Artist. Madrid, Spain.
Joined December 2008

Learn basic techniques to create, model, and enamel three jewelry pieces

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94% positive reviews (502)
13646 students
  • Audio: Spanish, English
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Learn basic techniques to create, model, and enamel three jewelry pieces

    All the units of this course have been updated to improve the students' experience and amplify the contents of this course.

    Julieta Álvarez—a designer specializing in jewelry—takes the world of ceramics a step further by incorporating it into jewelry design, bringing together more than seven years of experience designing ceramic jewelry in her workshop and exporting it all over the world.

    In this course, Julieta introduces you to her world of ceramics, teaching you basic techniques to design, model, glaze, and create a small collection of three pieces of jewelry from scratch.

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    What will you learn in this online course?

    14 lessons & 16 downloads

    4 minutes, 12 seconds
    Modeling. Basic techniques
    6 minutes, 49 seconds
    Sponged and dried
    3 minutes, 22 seconds
    Enamel. Techniques and ideas.
    10 minutes, 48 seconds
    • 94% positive reviews (502)
    • 13646 students
    • 14 lessons (1h 23m)
    • 16 additional resources (5 files)
    • Online and at your own pace
    • Available on the app
    • Audio: Spanish, English
    • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
    • Level: Beginner
    • Unlimited access forever
    • Updated on 06/25/2020

    What is this course's project?

    Make three inspired pieces of ceramic jewelry, from conceptualization to creation. Create a bracelet, a necklace, and earrings using the plate technique.

    Projects by course students

    Who is this online course for?

    This course is for anyone who wants to get started in the world of ceramics. Ceramics only requires patience and a desire to work with your hands.

    Requirements and materials

    No previous knowledge or artisan skill is required—this is a basic course to get you started in this trade.

    Keep in mind that you will need to rent a ceramic kiln at some point in the process. They are very affordable and can be found in any city.

    Regarding the materials, you need low-temperature white clay, old rags, a kit of ceramic tools (or spoons), toothpicks, a sharp object, a rolling pin, plastic bags, and low-temperature ceramic glazes.


    13646 Students
    502 Reviews
    94% Positive ratings

    Julieta Álvarez

    A course by Julieta Álvarez

    Teacher Plus
    Ceramic Artist

    Julieta Álvarez is a multidisciplinary artist who uses ceramics as the main material in jewelry and sculpture.

    She has had her own business for many years, where she creates and sells handicraft pieces and exports them all over the world, including Paris, Tokyo, New York, Sydney, London, and Helsinki.

    Her work has been exhibited in international galleries and museums such as the Pompidou in Paris and the Contemporary Art Museum in Luxembourg, among others.


    • U1


      • Presentation
      • Influences
      • What will we do in the course
    • U2

      Design your own jewelry collection

      • Mood board Inspiration.
      • materials
      • Clay modeled sketches. Creativity.
      • Structure ideas and shape the collection
    • U3

      Let's do it

      • Modeling. Basic techniques
      • Sponged and dried
      • Cooking in the ceramic kiln
      • Enamel. Techniques and ideas.
      • Application of fittings
    • U4

      Packaging, uses and care

      • How to take care of the pieces
      • Packaging and shipping security advice
    • FP

      Final project

      • Introduction to ceramic jewelry

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    Ceramic Jewelry for Beginners. Craft course by Julieta Álvarez Best seller

    Ceramic Jewelry for Beginners

    A course by Julieta Álvarez
    Ceramic Artist. Madrid, Spain.
    Joined December 2008
    • 94% positive reviews (502)
    • 13646 students