Download Bronzclay™ and Bronze Clay Tutorials
Bronzclay™ was launched at the PMC Conference in July 2008. In July 2010, Fast Fire Bronzclay™ was launched, download a flyer about it here.
Hadar Jacobson sells her own brand of bronze and copper clay in powder form which you mix yourself. You'll also find information about this form of clay here. She has also developed White Bronze Clay and Rose Bronze Clay, see below.
Prometheus™ bronze clay is also available. Developed in Turkey, this bronze clay has a shorter, lower temperature firing schedule without the need for activated carbon. Available as lump clay and in syringe form. You'll find information about Prometheus™ bronze clay here.
In December 2010, Meteor bronze clay was launched by a French developer and then Meteor copper clay was released in January 2011. Meteor white bronze clay was launched in July 2011. They also have gold bronze classic, pink bronze classic, white bronze classic, light bronze classic, gold bronze ultrafine, pink bronze ultrafine, white bronze ultrafine, light bronze ultrafine and copper ultrafine..
The PMC Studio in the UK launched Creative Bronze clay on 7th October 2011. This is made in Turkey by the same manufacturer as Prometheus Bronze clay and works the same way, essentially, it's the same product repackaged.
In January 2014, Hadar Jacobson launched Champagne Bronze.
Zab's Bronze was developed in France.
Aussie Metal Clay launched in 2014 and became available worldwide in 2015. It is available in a wide range of bronze colours, copper, 960 silver and 999 silver.
Bonschelle Metal Clay powder is a UK brand which comes in bronze only at the moment.
Want to make your own? Have a look here at our DIY metal clay page!
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Bronze and Copper Clay Downloadable Tutorials - Creative Metal Clay
Lots of downloadable pdf tutorials using Creative brand bronze and copper clay.
Bronze and Copper Clay Necklace/Bracelet Project Part 1 - Hadar Jacobson
Download this free project from Hadar showing how to make a bronze and copper clay combined piece of jewelry.
Bronze and Copper Clay Necklace/Bracelet Project Part 2 - Hadar Jacobson
This second part of the project tutorial shows finishing techniques.
Bronze XT, Steel XT and Copper Tutorials - Hadar Jacobson
These tutorials show overlay and inlay using Quick-fire copper, Quick-fire Bronze XT, and Quick-fire Steel XT. The firing temperature for all three metal clays is the same.
Bulls Eye Earrings - Hadar Jacobson
Cat’s Eye Ladder (A Project for the ClayMill Extruder) - Hadar Jacobson
Another project from Hadar which uses the large sized ClayMill Extruder. Using Hadar's brand of Bronze, Copper and Steel metal clay's, you can make a mokume gane type pattern and form into beautiful jewelry.
Champagne Bronze and Steel in Black and Gold Colors - Hadar Jacobson
One thing that was impossible to do before the One-fire Trio is to fire bronze and steel together to get the amazing contrast between black and gold colors. Here is a project for this combination, which is now easy thanks to the One-fire Trio. The clays used are Champagne Bronze and Low-shrinkage Steel XT.
From Metal Adventures, this is the Material Safety Data Sheet for Fast Fire Bronzclay.
Finishing Fired Metal Clay - Hadar Jacobson
Hadar says, " Even if you are familiar with the finishing process, I suggest that you read it through to refresh your memory. I have been teaching it ever since I started teaching silver clay in the year 2000, but sometimes we get to the finishing part at the end of the workshop, when people are tired and ready to go home. I also recommend it for anyone who intends to take a workshop with me in the future. It will give you a better idea of what to expect."
This short and easy to understand guide gives specific instructions for firing bronze and copper clay using the Evenheat and Sierra kilns. From PMC Connection.
This simple pendant is excellent for the metal clay beginner. It features a built in bail that is well proportioned and clean. Learn a simple technique for creating a layered effect with Jewelry Shape Templates. The finished pendant weighs 11 grams in bronze. Can be made with any kind of metal clay. From Cool Tools
Updated in May 2013, this instruction pdf has everything you need to work with all the Goldie Bronze varieties and Goldie Copper clay.
Instruction Manual for Hadar's One-Fire Clays - Hadar Jacobson
This downloadable PDF was added in January 2017.
Instruction Manual for Hadar’s Clay™ Quick-fire Copper, Bronze, Pearl Grey Steel, Steel, and White Bronze and Rose Bronze - Hadar Jacobson
This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about working with Hadar's base metal clays. It replaces all the previous guides and contains a quick reference guide which is perfect for your studio wall or to give to students. Hadar updates this regularly so check out whether you have the most up-to-date version.
Mixing Instructions for Copper and Bronze Clay Powder - Hadar Jacobson
This pdf tells you how to mix copper clay powder. There is also a video of this here.
Mokume Gane with Bronze Clay, Copper Clay and Paper Clay - Cindy Silas
Download this great tutorial about making mokume gane with the base metal clays.
Mokume Gane without an Extruder - Hadar Jacobson
The three clays which create the pattern of colors are Friendly Bronze, Friendly Copper, and Pearl Grey SteelXT. Most of the mokume-gane techniques in metal clay are done with an extruder. Here is a beginners’ project for mokume-gane which does not require an extruder. It is a downloadable PDF called “Twist and Slice.”
This guide from Sherri Haab and Metal Clay Supply covers everything you need to know about working with Bronzclay™.
Spoon and Fork Earrings - Hadar Jacobson
These simple but effective earrings are made with Hadar's Brilliant Bronze clay.
Great article showing how to seal patina or preserve the surface color of metal without losing the qualities of the color.
Understanding Metal Clay - Hadar Jacobson
Very useful and informative article by Hadar. It explains the sintering process that all metal clays go through during firing. Hadar demystifies the alchemy of metal clay firing and talks about all types of metal clay.
Welcome to Bronzclay Booklet from Rio Grande.
Official guide to using Bronzclay.
White Bronze (Prometheus) Firing Test - Carrie StoryPrometheus White Bronze Clay is a beautiful silver metal clay with a very slight hint of yellow once fired and polished. The clay is a light grey color while wet and dry, and dark grey/black after firing. Prometheus White Bronze has a shorter firing temperature range than Prometheus Copper and Bronze. This shorter range makes it much more important to test your first pieces before firing your final product.
Learn how to work with Hadar's white bronze and make this textured pendant.
Metal Clay Zab's Bronzes™ are available in three colors, Luna Bronze™ a white bronze, Sol Bronze™ a golden bronze and Rojo Bronze™ a red bronze. Download user guides here.