What's New in Metal Clay?

This page provides you with a quick idea of what’s new in metal clay and 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.

Metal clay is a constantly evolving medium so keeping up with what’s new in metal clay is quite a task! If you know of something new or you are working on something that you’d like us to promote, contact us so we make sure our visitors are always aware of what’s new in metal clay.

November 2018

Nebula Beads

UK online bead shop specializing in high quality Japanese seed beads, like Toho and Miyuki.  Also stocking a range of Czech glass fire polished and pressed glass beads, as well as Indian lampwork, cabochons and much more.

Joy Funnell – Hastings, Sussex

Workshops for complete beginners through to advanced level in silver clay and also enamelling, and Joy also teaches Art Clay Level 1 and Level 2 Certification. Be part of the magic! Learn at your own pace in a 1-2-1 or 2-2-1 workshop in Hastings, East Sussex. Joy also travels to teach in the UK and abroad.

Joanne Tinley

UK supplier of laser-engraved texture sheets, tutorials and ebooks to help you create your very own beautiful jewellery.

Make Your Own Mold using Mega Mold by Christi Friesen

Christi Friesen is an award-winning artist, who works in mixed media. Her work has been showcased in numerous books, magazines and exhibits. She is the author of over a dozen how-to books on creating with polymer clay. She teaches throughout the world, using humor and positive energy to encourage students to stretch their creativity, technical skills and artistic confidence. In this video she demonstrates how to use a two part silicone compound to create a flexible, non-stick mold used for polymer clay and metal clay.

Art BM – Sweden

Beginners silver metal clay classes.

Spain – Arcilla de Metal

Art Clay, PMC and base metal clay supplier, tools and supplies.

Creating Bezel Wire using FS999™ Silver Clay and the Silhouette Curio™ by Cindy Pope

Cindy Pope, metal clay artist and teacher gives detailed, step by step instruction using the Silhouette Curio to create unique bezel wire using FS999 Fine Silver Metal Clay for natural stones that require setting after firing. This video includes the details on creating the design in the Curio software and pasting the bezel wire to a pendant back.

Studio Budgie Galore – Sheffield, Yorkshire

Traditional and metal clay jewellery making classes and courses.

Argila de Metal – Bucharest, Romania

Silver metal clay classes at all levels. Also teaches the Art Clay Diploma.

G. F. Art Studio – Russia

Tools for polymer clay and metal clay including cutters and textures.

Handmade Devon – Silverton, Devon

Maria offers a Half Day Taster and a Full Day Experience in a beautiful location just outside Exeter in Devon.  The small groups ensure that each day is tailored to suit the individual needs.  All abilities catered for from complete beginners to advanced Metal Clay enthusiasts. You can learn a variety of skills from basic Metal Clay techniques to more advanced projects including stone setting, ring making and fused glass.  Lots of hints and tips along to way to ensure you leave with beautiful well crafted jewellery.  Ideal as a special treat for a group of friends or family.

Syringe Techniques by Lisel Crowley

Lisel Crowley, Artist and instructor demonstrates multiple uses for the tips that are included with EZ960® Sterling Silver Paste in syringe form. She includes repairing clay, decorating earrings and creating a pair of earrings using only syringe.

Adorn Designs – Westminster, Colorado

Barb Feyka is a Certified Art Clay Instructor and provides private instruction for all skill levels from absolute beginners to those wishing to refine skills or refresh techniques. She provides all the tools you will need at her fully equipped studio in Westminster, Colorado. This is a suburb just North of Denver. Before your class she will discuss your objectives, your experience level, your goals and your jewelry style. From there, she will create a custom course designed just for you. Barb also offers instruction to those wishing to explore the possibilities of combing metal clay with the designing/ cutting/ etching capabilities of the Silhouette Curio.

Margit Grubl – Austria

Silver metal clay classes at all levels, including Certification courses.

Making Jewellery Magazine Metal Clay Special

Digital copies can be purchased here.

Making Jewellery Magazine Metal Clay Special CoverClick the links above to buy a print or digital copy.

This issue is all about metal clay. It brings you a heap of insightful features about kilns, clays and tools and more detailed techniques than ever – on making textures, quick stone settings, a brilliant article about working with all brands of bronze and copper clay and much more. Projects include Anna Mazon’s British folklore inspired Moon Gazing, perfect for stepping outside of your comfort zone, Tracey Spurgin’s clever found-item Pebble Ring and Silver Studs that uses Wanaree Tanner’s Signature Die Tool Set. Plus, the latest metal clay news, reviews, events, masterclasses, workshops, inspiration and, of course, It’s a Jeweller’s Life.

Close Menu