Free Shipping this Weekend!

Written by Diane Rein

Free Shipping this WeekendNow ’til Monday…Take advantage of FREE shipping. Stock up on the tools and supplies you need to keep creating! No minimum purchase amount required. All 50 U.S. states are eligible for free shipping. Enter the code: “MAY2016” in the coupon code box during checkout.

**Don’t forget to choose Free Shipping for the Shipping Method after entering the code.

Order today – free shipping ends Monday, May 23rd at midnight. Not valid on International orders.
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May 20, 2016

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Throwback Thursday! Check out the “PMC 960” DIY video.

Written by Diane Rein

Check out the "PMC 960" DIY video.
Nothing beats the strength and shine of sterling silver, but sometimes, the firing schedules for PMC Sterling can be somewhat difficult. Combining PMC3 and PMC Sterling results in a new clay type that offers the best of both worlds. In this tool demo, learn how making PMC 960 is the perfect solution for strength and simple firing.
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May 19, 2016

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New Video!

Written by Diane Rein

Setting Small Gemstones in Silver Metal Clay
Setting Small Gemstones in Silver Metal Clay by Valerie Bealle

Valerie Bealle, Metal Clay Artist and Instructor demonstrates three different methods to set small cubic zirconia in silver metal clay. In this video she uses PMC Flex along with 2mm cubic zirconias. Flex clay stays soft and pliable longer than other silver metal clay and allows the artist to make multiple bezel settings without the clay cracking and drying out.

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May 18, 2016

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Simple Riveting System – How to Video

Written by Diane Rein

Simple Riveting System

Riveting and creating cold connections is a unique technique that adds a beautiful and raw look to your jewelry projects. However, drilling holes, and flaring rivets can be challenging and time consuming. In this tool demo, learn to use our simple riveting system, creating cold connections and riveting in a matter of seconds. Shop at Cool Tools for this product

 

May 16, 2016

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Tim Holtz® Alcohol Inks, Blending Solution & Pen!

Written by Diane Rein

Tim Holtz® Adirondack® Alcohol Inks, Blending Solution & Pen
Acid-free, fast drying transparent coordinating dye inks specially formulated to create a colorful, polished stone effect. Alcohol inks are an intensely concentrated dye dissolved in alcohol. They are permanent and once dried, are not water soluble. These alcohol inks are perfect for metal and disperse beautifully into translucent polymer clay.

Alcohol Blending Solution was specially formulated to dilute and lighten the Alcohol Inks’ vibrant tones. Not only is this solution useful for lightening and blending the Adirondack Alcohol Ink colors, it will also remove them from slick surfaces, hands and art tools.

The Blending Pen is an empty, dual-tipped dry pen that needs to be filled with Adirondack® Alcohol Ink Blending Solution to blend and lighten Adirondack® Alcohol Inks. Use the Blending Pen with Adirondack® Alcohol Ink colors for endless creative possibilities.
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May 11, 2016

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20% Off All Pliers!

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20% Off All Pliers
Forming | Cutting | Bending | Hole Punch

Enter Coupon Code: “PLIER20”

Today through May 9TH Save 20% on All Pliers! The right set of pliers can make your jewelry making quicker and easier. Select from Hole Punches, Plier Sets, Side Cutters, Tube Cutting, Shears, Oval, Square, Jumbo Shapes and more. We offer proven brands like Lindstrom, C.H.P. and Wubbers. Offer ends 05/09/2016 at 11:59pm CDT.
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May 6, 2016

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New Soldering Products at Cool Tools!

Written by Diane Rein

New Soldering Products at Cool Tools
Desoldering Wick

High quality desoldering braid with unique, no clean flux. Pure oxygen free copper wire. Available in three sizes: 1.5, 2 & 2.5mm.

360° Soldering Pan
12″ soldering pan rotates 360º with easy access. The heat reflecting pumice is perfect for supporting your project in any position – flat or embedded. This pan comes with an attachable third hand custom designed to fit the pan. Includes pumice.

Extra Easy Solder Paste
Easy paste solder flows at 1205°F and melts at 1145°F. Combined solder and flux eliminates over- or under-fluxing. This paste solder reaches melting temperature quickly, reducing heat damage. Lead and Cadmium-free. Perfect for soldering Goldie White Iron.

Vigor Heat Shield with Applicator Syringe – 1 LB
Protect components from direct flame with this clay-like heat sink. It protects most stones while your are soldering around them, and it acts as a barrier between the stones and flame, so stones don’t have to be removed. Effective for direct-flame temperatures up to 5000°F (2760°C). Non-toxic, odorless clay-like material washes off with water. Handy applicator syringe included; replacement syringes are available.

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May 4, 2016

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25% off – Jumbo Rolling Frames * Large Clayboard Work Surfaces * 11″ Rollers

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Think Big – Work Big!

Enter Coupon Code: “ROLL”

Today through May 2nd Save 25% on our Jumbo Clay Thickness Rolling Frames, 9″ x 9″ Non-stick Rolling Surface and our 11″ Ultimate Non-Stick Roller.

Jumbo Rolling Frames:
Cool Tools Jumbo Rolling Frames make rolling metal and polymer clay easy! Each template is numbered to correspond to the number of cards in thickness they represent. Outside dimensions are 8-1/2″ x 8-5/8″
Clayboard Non-Stick Work Surface:
Our 9″ x 9″ Clayboard work surface offers a smooth Teflon surface that metal clay won’t stick to. The board features non-skid feet so your work is up off the table and the board stays where you put it. The tough Teflon surface can be used for rolling and assembly.
11″ Ultimate Non-stick Roller:
The perfect size for our 9″ x 9″ work surface and Rolling Frames
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April 29, 2016

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Artist’s Concrete from Create Recklessly & Beadsmith!

Written by Diane Rein

Artist's Concrete
While concrete may seem an unlikely material for jewelry, this specially formulated powder creates a final product that is lighter than stone, resin, metal clay or metal. It’s easy to use: just add water and it sets in minutes, cures in about an hour. Artist’s Concrete is versatile and strong: pour it, mold it, tint it, and embed it with virtually anything! Color the concrete with pigments sold separately. There are no toxic odors, and the pigments are non-toxic.

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April 27, 2016

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