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  1. Practising with silver clay is getting pricey!

    I've been practising (and tis getting expensive :-) ) with various cutters, thickness of clay and engraving tools, just trying to improve my technique with silver clay.

    Most articles I've read...
  2. Thank-you George, the supplier recommended the...

    Thank-you George, the supplier recommended the wire so I just bought it along with the pearls - and erm the toggle clasp and crimp beads.
    I understood that silk is prone to stretching, especially if...
  3. Softtouch wire keeps snapping when knotting a freshwater pearl necklace

    I'm attempting to string a freshwater pearl bracelet, the pearls are 8-10 mm in size and I'm using the Softtouch 'fine' wire as recommended by softflex as being suitable for knotting and I'm using...
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    I went to a short course at the LJS today and...

    I went to a short course at the LJS today and really enjoyed it, plan to do more with them.
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    Hi Lesley, I have some tracing paper - going...

    Hi Lesley,

    I have some tracing paper - going to give that a try!

    Many thanks,

    Simone
  6. What tool do you use to engrave your metal clay

    Apologies for the cross-post - I'm wondering what tools people use to engrave their metal clay - I've tried a variety of scribe/needle points and none make up for my bad hand-writing! what does...
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    Thanks Dennis - yup guess I'd still need neater...

    Thanks Dennis - yup guess I'd still need neater hand-writing so the Dremel probably isn't the best option.
    Which leaves me with stamping after firing using metal stamps or plastic or rubber stamping...
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    Metal clay engraving - help please

    Hi,

    I'm just starting out with metal clay, i've tried a few needle tools to engrave soft and dried clay and also the letter kit that you press into the soft clay, unfortunately I don't have the...
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