I wanted to create some cute Christmas earrings for ugly sweater parties and other festive activities that happen this time of year… so reindeer earrings it twas! I am new to metal clay so these were a little bit of a challenge, but with help of my Aunt I am very happy with how they turned out!Read more about:
We are happy to share the second featured artist for “The Artist Project Series” by Creative Fire. This series features 12 artist who are letting us observe into their studio while they create a piece of art using EZ960™ Sterling Silver Clay.
The second artist is Cindy Miller,Read more about:
We are continuing to receive beautiful photos from artists using EZ960™ Sterling. Irina Vasilieva, metal clay artist from Russia created this beautiful ring and earring set. The earrings were fired at 1724°F/940°C for 15 minutes and the ring was fired at 1700°F/927°C for 1 hour.Read more about:
We are delighted to support and introduce “The Artist Project Series” by Creative Fire. This series will feature 12 artists over the next year or so. Each artist will let us observe into their studio while they create a piece of art using EZ960™ Sterling Silver Clay.
The first featured artist is Gordon Uyehara from Honolulu,Read more about:
FIMO is the first polymer clay brand to ever be created in 1954. For many years, it was the only polymer clay brand, and now is most common in Europe. FIMO is easily worked, holds its shape well and is strong after baking.Read more about:
My wife, Diane and I had the opportunity to attend the Metal Clay Artist Symposium 15-18 September in Winston-Salem North Carolina. We both had a great time! Diane took stackable ring classes with Barbara Becker Simon, and I took a Champleve / Cloisonné class with Pam East,Read more about:
We are continuing to receive beautiful photos from artists using EZ960 Sterling. Irina Vasilieva, metal clay artist from Russia created this beautiful textured ring. This beauty was formed and fired flat at 1650°F / 900°C for 4 hours. Irina then formed the ring around a steel mandrel.Read more about:
Cloisonné Buttons Finished
I had the great opportunity to attend the Cloisonné Enamel Workshop Master Class at the Bead & Button show under the instruction of James Carter. This was my first experience with Cloisonné. I have to admit, after looking at James Carter’s website,Read more about:
Over the past few months, (March, 2016 to June 2016), I have had the distinct pleasure of testing a fabulous new Sterling Silver clay.Read more about:
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New Pliers! Choose from 3-Step, Bending/Forming, Half Round, Concave Round, Crimping and more.
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New Metal Blanks! Fun new shapes in Brass, Copper and Nickel Silver.
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Thompson Enamel Sampler Set – Start with this complete color sampler containing all 169 colors of Thompson medium temperature/medium expansion enamels.