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.
A new metal clay event was added.
What: International Exhibition Metal Clay
When: 16th January - 11th June 2017, 10am-12:30 and 1:30-6pm
Where: Pole Bijou Gallery, 13 Rue du Port, 54120 Baccarat, France
Exhibition of metal clay work from artists around the world. Download the press pack from the link above.
A new instruction manual download was added.
Instruction Manual for Hadar's One-Fire Clays - Hadar Jacobson
This downloadable PDF was added in January 2017.
A new video tutorial about using PMC Flex was added.
Valerie Bealle, Metal Clay Artist and Instructor from Long Island, New York visited the Cool Tools studio to demonstrate how to create cylinder bead caps and end caps using PMC Flex. Watch the video as Valerie uses the natural shrinkage rate of metal clay to her advantage as she properly sizes bead caps to fit a string of beads perfectly. Valerie finishes this project by gold plating the fired silver to add detail
A new tutorial using EZ960 silver clay was added.
In Gordon’s project, he shows how to make a Pangolin ring using EZ960. It is an awesome piece of jewellery modeled after a very interesting animal. His project is quite timely too as countries have started to come together to sign a trade ban on Pangolins.
A new UK rubber stamp supplier was added.
UK rubber stamp supplier with custom stamps.
A new video tutorial for working with EZ960 was added.
Lisel Crowley, Metal Clay Artist and Instructor from Connecticut visited Cool Tools to create two different pendants using the same Cool Tools Jewel Stamp and EZ960™ Sterling Metal Clay. Jewel Stamps are crystal clear, 3 dimensional designer images made for creating in jewelry clays of all kinds. Impress beautifully designed, laser sharp images in metal clay, polymer clay, porcelain, and other soft clays.
A new jewellery making video tutorial was added.
Sawing is an essential skill for a bench jeweler. This article will show you a technique that will increase your sawing speed and accuracy when you need to make sharp corner cuts and reduce your likelihood of breaking delicate saw blades.
A new metal clay training provider was added.
A Cat Jewellery - Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire
Beginner and intermediate level metal clay classes.
Two new advanced metal clay video tutorials were added.
Hinge Making - Wanaree Tanner
Making a self contained metal clay hinge using a Makins(TM) Ultimate Extruder
Soldering Metal Clay with Tim McCreight
Learn to solder metal clay from world reknowned metal clay artist Tim McCreight.
A new home study Art Clay beginners class was added.
Udemy Home Study - German
Einen Schmuckanhänger aus purem Silber zu Hause gestalten. Einsteigerkurs Art Clay© Silver am Beispiel eines Blütenanhängers.
A new tutorial about adding gold to silver using Keum Boo was added.
Learn how to add layers, embed sterling silver wire, and apply gold leaf Keum Boo to fine silver earrings in this tutorial from Janet Alexander.
A new wirework video tutorial was added.
Earrings can be the bread and butter of your jewelry business, creating unique custom match earring wires for each pair you make can up the perceived value of your work. It's the little things that make the difference, and here's a simplified way to make an exact matching pair of custom earring wires. With this technique you can easily adjust the armature and shape making your focal pieces stand out even more!