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    What stones can be fired with precious metal clay

    Gemstones are a great way to add something extra to your jewellery designs. But if your preferred method of jewellery making is using precious metal clay, you might be wondering, ‘what are the gemstones that can be fired?’. Some stones can become damaged when exposed to high temperatures, which could ruin the work you’ve spent […]

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    Easter Project Using Air Drying Clay

    This is a project perfect for Easter, featured in ‘Make it with Air Dry Clay’ by Fay De Winter Make It with Air-dry Clay by Fay De Winter – 999 A185 and Fimo Air Basic White 500g – 867 271 You will need: Fimo Air Basic White 500g Selection of small bowls Aluminium foil Rolling […]

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    Top Tips For Making Polymer Clay Jewellery

    New to making polymer clay jewellery? Already given it a go and it didn’t work out how you planned? Either way, we can guide you in the right direction towards making clay jewellery that is guaranteed to impress. We’ll talk you through the polymer clay tools you’ll need, the right workspace set up and many […]

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    How To Bake Polymer Clay At Home

    Are you just getting started with your new polymer clay hobby? Discover our beginners guide on how to bake polymer clay, the right way. From perfecting baking times and temperatures, to top tips and FAQs. Read more below. How long to bake polymer clay for The baking times and temperatures for baking polymer clay are […]

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    How To Use Silver Clay

    Wondering how to use silver clay? Whether it’s for a personal project or you’re looking to use it in the workshop, find out everything you need to know in our blog. Making jewellery with silver clay is pretty straightforward, you’ll just need to make sure you have the right tools and equipment to get started! […]

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    Guide to Metal Clay Tools

    Looking to build on your collection of metal clay tools? Whether you’re a complete beginner and just need the essentials or you’d like to take your metal clay jewellery making into the realms of stone settings and ring making, find our comprehensive guide to metal clay tools below. Metal clay tools and supplies for beginners […]

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    How To Fire Bronze Metal Clay

    Experimenting with metal clay jewellery designs? Ever thought about trying bronze? If you haven’t already tried out Prometheus Bronze clay, this metal clay is simple to work with and will give you a professional result in no time at all. To help you get the finish you’re looking for, use our guide on how to […]

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    Make a Art Clay Silver Leaf Pendant

    We partnered with Emma Seward, a budding jeweller and gardener, to create this Art Clay Silver Leaf Pendant tutorial. The piece clearly shows how Emma loves to create pieces that combine these two loves. Step 1 Choose a fairly sturdy leaf that has lots of texture – herb leaves like mint or sage are good. […]

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    How To Make A PMC Ring

    Thinking about using your existing clay jewellery design know-how and how to take that further? Learning how to make a PMC ring is an excellent way of improving your metal clay design skills and concentrating on minor details will really make your PMC rings stand out. Follow our tutorial on how to make metal clay […]

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    Top Questions Answered About Silver Clay

    Silver Clay was invented in Japan in the 1990s by metallurgist Masaki Morikawa. For many, it has been a revelation which has allowed fine jewellery to be made simply. Without the need for years of training or multiple sets of expensive tools. However, there are those who still believe it to be nothing short of […]

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    Introduction To Precious Metal Clay

    If you’re starting out in your journey as a jewellery maker, you’ll be learning about the different tools and techniques for making something special. One of the best materials for a beginner is precious metal clay (or PMC). With that in mind, we’ve created a handy introduction to precious metal clay to help you get […]

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    Top 5 Essential Silver Clay Tools

    Delving into the art of silver clay jewellery making? Silver clay jewellery expert Lori Ridgway of Lori Ridgway Jewellery provides us with a list of her top 5 essential silver clay tools to help you get started. Discover all the key silver clay equipment you need to make sure your designs are the best they […]

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