Download Tutorials for using Stones with Metal Clay

This page has links to documents for you to download. You'll find information, tutorials and project guides about adding stones to PMC and Art Clay and stone setting in metal clay.

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Art Jewelry Magazine - Opal Glossary

Find out all the terms used about Opals in this useful Opal glossary article.

Attaching and Setting Stones to Art Clay

Useful tutorial from Art Clay World

Chart showing gemstone characteristics

Includes information about how to fire them with Art Clay - from Art Clay World

Gemstones in Metal Clay 2016

Great article by Mardel Rein for Cool Tools updated in 2016. It includes information about firing gemstones in EZ960 open shelf and in carbon for silver, bronze and copper clay.

Kiln tests of stones

List of the results from Kevin Whitmore's experiments in firing gemstones. Useful resource for teachers.

Firing gemstones and natural stones

Good information from Art Clay World

Firing test information for gemstones used with Art Clay

Great resource from Art Clay World

Tabbed bezel wireTabbed Bezel Wire

Step by step guide to using Metal Clay Findings tabbed bezel wire.

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