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

January 2017

A new Art Clay Certification training provider was added.

Academy of Jewelry and Art -Trinidad and Tobago

One day and short courses in a range of metal clay and traditional goldsmithing techniques for beginners, intermediate and advanced, also for visitors to the islands.
Art Clay Certification all Levels, Instructor Certification, New Mokume Gane Certification. Working in Art Clay Silver, bronze clay and copper clay. Stone setting and stone drilling techniques. Adding colour to silver with glass fusing, glass beading and enamelling classes. CAD/ CAM prototypes in 3D Printing jewellery in wax, for lost wax investment casting. Private tuition by appointment. Open Workshops and courses advertised on facebook: ArtClayTrinidadTobago. Classes in English and German.


A new metal clay training provider was added.

Crown Jewellery School - Wimbledon

Metal clay, jewellery making and wirework classes.


A new tutorial about Art Clay Silver 950 was added.

Testing Art Clay 950 Silver Part 1 and Part 2- Joy Funnell

Check out the experiments on Art Clay 950 Silver by Joy Funnell.


A new wirework tutorial was added.

Working With Wire - Kernowcraft

Metal wire is a huge part of jewellery making and where many jewellers start their journey. This useful tutorial focuses on the fundamentals of working with wire and explores a few key areas. These include what metal wire to use and when, what tools to use for wire jewellery making and the different wire jewellery making techniques. 


A new artist selling her metal clay work was added.

Lynn Cobb Silver

Have a look at Lynn's lovely jewellery, inspired by nature, sealife, the sensual flower paintings of Georgia O'Keeffe, architecture and abstract design. 


Two new video tutorials were added.

Brooches and Pin Backs: Part 1

Learn about the 5 Basic Needs for a Pin: a Pin Stem, a Catch, a Joint, a Spring and a Spacer. In the second part Nancy will show you how to make two simple pin backs.

Brooches and Pin Backs: Part 2

Nancy demonstrates how to make 2 types of pinbacks. 

A new Art Clay Distributor was added.

USA, Mexico - Art Clay World America


A new metal clay book was added.

Making Metal Clay Jewellery by Julia RaiJulia Rai - Making Metal Clay Jewellery - pre-order at Amazon UK, due on 23rd January 2017
Julia Rai - Making Metal Clay Jewellery - pre-order at Amazon US, due 23rd January 2017

Silver metal clay is an accessible, easy to use material that allows unique, hallmark-quality jewellery to be made at home with simple tools. This practical book introduces the various forms of silver metal clay and their relative merits. Packed with images; seventeen step-by-step projects; full instruction and advice, Making Metal Clay Jewellery is an invaluable resource for all jewellers who want to learn and develop their skills with this versatile material.


A new metal clay related blog was added.

Anna Campbell Hall

Well presented and regularly updated blog by Anna Campbell Hall.


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