What's New on the Metal Clay Academy Website?

This page provides you with a quick idea of what's been added in the past month. If you are a regular visitor, you can see what we've added since your last visit here.

Archived What's New pages for earlier months can be seen here

June What's New Archive - you can see everything that was added in June 2016 here.

July 2016

New pages for Silver 950/960 clay were added to the resources section in the video tutorials section and the web page tutorials section.

ACS 950 packaging


Metal Clay Ltd in the UK have announced that there will be an Art Clay Sterling clay available from September 2016 called Art Clay Silver 950. It is available for pre-order now.







A new enamelling video tutorial was added.

Basse-Taille Enamel Necklace with Pam East

Pam East, an internationally known artist, writer and teacher has been an enamelist since 1997. She visited Cool Tools to demonstrate the Basse-taille process using fine silver metal clay. She creates a low-relief pattern on kiln fired fine silver metal clay. She then adds translucent enamels to the metal, allowing light to reflect from the relief, creating an artistic effect. Watch this step by step instruction and see how easy it is to make this beautiful pendant.


New UK bead suppliers were added.

Beading Fantastic

Beading Fantastic not only stock a wide range of excellent quality beads and findings such as Cezch fire polish beads, Miyuki seed beads, Swarovski crystals and semi-precious gemstones, but also has a selection of craft products for jewellery making including resin and enamels.

Rowanberry Designs

Lampwork glass beads.

Beads Jar

Beads Jar is an online supplier for all of your jewellery making and beading supplies. They supply high quality beads sourced from around the world and are continuously updating their site with brand new products to meet the current trends and feed your imagination. They have a huge range of seed beads, glass beads, soutache cord, kumihimo braiding, semi-precious gemstones and more.

Shima Beads and Wool - Cardiff

UK online supplier and retail store selling Swarovski crystals and Chinese Crystals. They also run classes.

A new business resource was added to the insurance page.

Craftcover - UK

An update was made to a US bead supplier.

A new video tutorial about mold making was added.

Mold Making - Aussie Metal Clay


Beads Gone Wild

US supplier of beads, tools, findings, wire and metal. Also has a retail store in West Palm Beach, FL. They offer a number of classes including Art Clay, chain making and jewelry making.

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