Advanced Metal Clay Projects Tutorials
On this page you’ll find advanced metal clay projects project and guides for more advanced users of metal clay. Content checked July 2021.
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The Alliance for Metal Clay Arts Worldwide (AMCAW) have lots of information for all skill levels in their learning center. Members also have access to tutorials and presentations by top metal clay artists from all over the world. Membership costs $60 for a year.
Nice tutorial for a shaped pendant using bread as a core. The bonus is that this tutorial is bi-lingual, in English and French. Intermediate level tutorial.
Download a number of great projects for beginners and more advanced metal clay artists.
Very detailed tutorial for making a locket in silver metal clay which includes a bezel set enamelled panel. This is a very complicated and advanced metal clay project but brilliantly explained by Wanaree with loads of tips and hints.
Great tutorial showing you the variety of things you can do when adding metal clay to bisque beads.
Beginner, intermediate and advanced metal clay projects free to download.
Download this great tutorial by Helen Foster-Turner at London Metal Clay, using Prometheus Silver 950 Clay.
Interlock textured, flat links for a deceptively svelte bracelet. It’s from Art Jewelery Magazine.
Interesting tutorial from Deb Fitz.
In this workshop, Mardel Rein shows you how to create a delicate ring using only 3 grams of PMC PRO silver alloy clay, the Emerald Tea Ring is low cost and as durable as sterling silver. Create fine jewelry using PMC PRO that stands up to daily wear. View a video of this project here.
This project will teach you to combine wet and dry components, build custom connectors and some basic wire forming. The finished pendant weighs 13.2 grams.Can be made with any kind of metal clay. From Cool Tools
Pretty fuschia tutorial using a special cutter from PMC Studio.
Nicely illustrated tutorial on how to make a metal clay rose from the PMC Studio.
Well illustrated tutorial for intermediate metal clay artists.
In this tutorial Mary Ellin shows how to combine silver and copper clays to create alloys and “married metal” projects. She has developed this technique through extensive experimentation and testing.
A stacked collage of textures and colors inspired by mixed metals. This is a great project for the little scraps and odd pieces looking for a home from PMC Connection.
Well presented tutorial for intermediate level metal clay artists. Create a pretty pendant by modifying textures.
Create a charming pendant and bracelet duo of metal clay, wire, and mother-of-pearl beads. Designed by Irina Miech, this pair flows soft and hard aesthetics into one tasteful design. It’s from Art Jewelery Magazine.
Step by step guide to making a pendant with PMC and Faux Bone™. From the Ganoksin website.
This is a step by step account of Linda’s process for designing and creating a wonderful neckpiece. Lots to learn here from a true master.
An innovative connection technique brings form and flexibility to this metal-clay bracelet. It’s from Art Jewelery Magazine.
Inspired by ancient “torques,” rigid collars that open in the front, this delicate, contemporary necklace has come a long way from its heavy, classical roots. Metal clay leaves attached to sterling silver and then decorated with Keum Boo. It’s from Art Jewelery Magazine.
Advanced level tutorial with a project using water etching.
Create a beautiful metal clay link necklace using Jewelry Artist Elements textures or other texture. The links feature integrated findings that can be connected with jump rings or rivets. You’ll learn to use a very cool product called Jett Sett (a plastic vice fixturing compound that you just have to have in your studio) to make a delicate rivet very easily. View a video of this project here