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Archive for January, 2012

Jan
30

Congratulations to Carol Eldridge, our Survey Winner for December! Carol has won a $100 Cool Tools gift certificate simply for taking our survey!

Carol was very excited and told us a little about herself:

“I seldom win anything, so learning that I won the December survey contest was very exciting for me, especially since I love your products; and this gives me the opportunity to own even more.

I’ve been involved with many crafts throughout my life, but jewelry making is the one I’ve hit upon that most satisfies my creative desires.  I’ve spent many happy hours working with many types of jewelry making mediums (bead weaving, loom work, stringing, wirework).  I’ve even managed to sell a number of my projects.  But the medium I am most excited about is metal clay.  I am definitely a beginner in the metal clay arena; however, I look forward to making it my lifelong passion.  I long to improve my skills to the level of creating saleable metal clay jewelry and am reading, attending workshops and practicing every possible minute I can.  I’ve spent so much money on all the wonderful tools available for making metal clay jewelry that I need to advance to selling my products to justify the purchases I’ve made, not to mention those I’ve yet to make.  Thank you for the opportunity to add to my stockpile.”

After every purchase, you receive an email asking you to tell us about your experience through our survey. Your thoughts help us get better and a winner is selected every month! Help us congratulate Carol this month!

Jan
30

New Jewel Stamps fresh off the presses! Introducing our new Tree of Life designs, a universal symbol of wisdom, protection, strength, growth and abundance. Each 4” x 6” Tree of Life Jewel Stamp sheet is jam-packed with 12 sacred tree design stamps and coordinating frames. Mix and match for endless possibilities.

Jewel Stamps are crystal clear, designer images made for creating in jewelry clays of all kinds. Impress beautifully designed, laser sharp images in metal clay, polymer clay, porcelain, and other soft clays. Use Jewel Stamps to apply a resist to copper for etching or selective patina, and you can even use them for stamping ink onto bone dry clay for carving. Jewel Stamps are made of a durable, flexible, washable polymer for years of use when handled properly. Store Jewel Stamps on their provided acrylic sheet with it’s protective film in place. Keep out of direct sunlight.

Order your Tree of Life designs today and start making stunning earrings, bracelets, pendants & charms with a simple touch of a Cool Tools Jewel Stamp.

Jan
23

Yes you can make molds from corals, shells, bark, leaves and all sorts of other porous materials successfully using MegaMold.

MegaMold is a 100% pure silicone RTV mold material that picks up the finest detail possible. Almost anything can be molded using MegaMold. Capture the most detailed textures and elements with MegaMold and find out why it’s the most loved mold material. Watch and see how Mardel makes molds of very delicate corals.

Check out all our free Tool Demo videos in our Video Library.

Jan
23

Introducing the new 16 oz MegaMold kit, a Mega size that is 4 times larger than the original. MegaMold is the most-loved pure silicone RTV molding material and now it is on sale!

MegaMold Compound is a silicone material that picks up the best detail possible for molds. It is easy to use, just knead equal parts of white and colored compound together until all marbling is gone, press over item to be molded, then wait 5 minutes for mold to set up. Remove your original and your mold is ready to use. Molds stay flexible and do not harden as other mold materials do. Non-toxic and does not require a release. Carry along with you to capture impressions of unusual textures in your travels. You’ll receive 2 jars, each containing 8 oz (sold by volume, not by weight). Shelf life: 6 months

Order our 4 oz kit OR our 16 oz kit of MegaMold today and receive 10% off. Use code “MEGA” at checkout. Hurry sale ends 1/29/12 at 11:59 pm CST.