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.
Have you decided to try making clay jewellery at home but have no idea where to start? Here are some tips and tricks that will help you begin.
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.
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.
Learn about gold and silver metal clay formulas from Art Clay and PMC brands plus Aura 22 and AGS (Accent Gold for Silver and the key characteristics and best uses of each formula from those brands.
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.
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.
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.
A comprehensive guide on gemstone setting techniques in metal clay before and after firing. Learn which stones are safe to fire in place and how to set them in fresh, dried or fired metal clay.
I was experimenting with bread clay and recycling old magazines when I found this method of making my own beads, which is both really fun and versatile.
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 your first piece of wire jewelry. This ring can be made with copper or silver and can match any outfit. It's easy to do and beautiful in the end.
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.
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.
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!