Antique Mold Charm Bracelet by Annie Kilborn

The “Antique Mold Charm Bracelet” is a great project for beginners. The simple techniques make a wonderful bracelet, which looks very complex due to all the wonderful elements made from our Antique Molds. We have a huge selection of Antique Molds, with over 800 offered. You can choose to use all of the mold,

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Artist Project Series: Little Red School House Ring by Jeannette Froese LeBlanc

Our tenth artist for the Artist Project Series with Creative Fire using EZ960® Sterling Silver Metal Clay is Jeannette Froese LeBlanc, the promotor, write and editor for Creative Fire. Jeannette is also a teacher who holds a Master’s degree in education as well as several Bachelor’s degree’s in history and arts.

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Patterned Wire Chain Bracelet by Annie Kilborn

This a fun and simple project for making a chain bracelet or necklace using decorative patterned wire. I chose the “Copper Triple” 16 gauge patterned wire for this project. However, we carry many different wires in various patterns and metals that will be great for this project. There are some options listed below.

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PMC Sterling: Single Firing Method

Since the inception of PMC Sterling, it has had a 2 stage firing process as stated below:

Kiln Fire – 2 Stage:

  • 1000°F / 538°C – 30 minutes (open shelf)
  • 1500°F / 815°C – 30 minutes (activated carbon)

As confirmed by Tim McCreight,

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Wings ‘n Things Class with Carol Douglas

A big, hearty thank you to our visiting artist, Carol Douglas, for traveling across the pond (from the UK) to be with us this past weekend, November 11 and 12, 2017. Wings and Things was the focus of the class. Carol is a warm, generous and fun person with an extensive knowledge of metal clay as it pertains to jewelry and sculpture.

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Artist Project Series: Penannular Brooch by Julia Rai

 

Our ninth artist for the Artist Project Series with Creative Fire using EZ960® Sterling Silver Metal Clay is Julia Rai, an award winning artist, teacher and writer. She is well known in the international metal clay community.

Julia explains, “Penannular style brooches have been used to fasten clothing since the late Iron Age.

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Skulls Earrings by Annie Kilborn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Artist Project Series: Liz Sabol

Wow! The possibilities really are endless when working with EZ960®. Our ninth artist for the Artist Project Series with Creative Fire using EZ960 Sterling Silver Metal Clay is Liz Sabol, a relative newcomer to the jewelry world, who is also a veteran in design and graphic arts.

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Artist Project Series: Cynthia Thornton

Our eighth artist for the Artist Project Series with Creative Fire using EZ960® Sterling Silver Metal Clay is Cynthia Thornton, a maker of small things from Asheville, NC. This is a multi-media project that combines EZ960® Sterling Silver Clay, resin, polymer clay and beads and finishes of your choice! Follow along and learn her process step by step for making this beautiful piece as well as more about Cynthia Thornton here.

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Deb DeWolff: Torched Enamel Flower Earrings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is one of my first forays into the technique of torch firing enamels on my own after taking a class.

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