An overview of the five forms of commercial metal clay products - lump clay, metal clay powder, slip or paste, syringe, and metal clay paper - and the characteristics and uses of each form.
Necklaces made with many strands of beads may seem complicated, but are quite easy to make! This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to design and create your own beautiful beaded necklace.
Learn how to texture metal clay with carving, tear-away textures, photopolymer plates, household items, leaves, food, purchased and homemade mats, molds and tools in this comprehensive guide.
Layered necklaces with multiple chains and charms are a popular fashion trend. These necklaces are surprisingly easy to make with the right tools and supplies. Learn how to make your own boho-style necklace with this tutorial!
String art is a popular trend in crafts and home decor. Now you can use this technique to make unique personalized brooches and pendants, using shapes like a heart, your initial, or your home state!
A detailed list of basic, nice-to-have and specialty materials, tools, supplies and equipment for working with metal clay. Learn how to build a metal clay toolkit or see what's missing from your kit.
Unbiased reviews of metal clay related products including the Ultra-Lite Beehive Kiln and custom name/logo stamps by Metal Clay Artist Magazine's senior editor and technical editor Margaret Schindel.
Do you have silver jewelry that tarnishes? Would you like to keep it shiny after you polish it? It's easy to transform a container of your choice into a protective case. This is an easy project that can be completed in a short amount of time, even without a sewing machine.
Put a new twist on an old-fashioned quilting favorite. Learn how to make these fun and flirty one-of-a-kind yo yo earrings made out of fabric scraps, buttons and beads. It's easy with this step-by-step tutorial that includes detailed instructions and photos.
Learn how to make batik fabric beads and turn them into a one-of-a-kind necklace that shows off your sense of style. This DIY tutorial includes step-by-step photos, written instructions, and a video to demonstrate the technique.
Learn how to make a beautiful beaded eyeglass leash that also can be worn as a necklace. This jewelry tutorial has detailed step-by-step instructions with close-up photos to ensure successful results.
Not sure what to do with all of those seashells you brought home from the beach? Learn how to make these fun and flirty seashell earrings. They are easy to make with this step-by-step jewelry making tutorial.
Follow this easy step-by-step tutorial, which includes photos, to make this fun, funky and flirty elastic button bracelet made with repurposed buttons. It only takes a couple of hours, and you probably have most of the supplies on hand.
Metal clay must be dry before firing to avoid steam that causes bubbles in the metal. Learn how to dry metal clay using foam, Teflon, a hotplate / cup warmer, dehydrator, hair dryer and other methods.