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Artist Project Series: Ann Davis “Columns” Pendant with FS999™

And so the Artist Project Series with Creative Fire continues on! Ann Davis, an artist and teacher in the Washington DC area created this unique “Columns” pendant using FS999 Fine Silver Clay. This was her first time using FS999, and she loved it! She said, “it’s easy to work with, doesn’t seem to stick as …

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Artist Project Series: A River Runs Through It: Pendant by Deb Steele

We are happy to share the new Artist Project Series with Creative Fire using FS999™ Fine Silver Clay! A River Runs Through It: Pendant by Deb Steele Our most recently featured artist for the Artist Project Series with Creative Fire is Deb Steele. This beautiful piece is designed with 3 boxes that the artist can …

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Artist Project Series: Nesting Ring by Tracey Spurgin

Cool Tools is proud to continue our support for the Artist Project Series with Creative Fire.  UK Jewelry Artist, Tracey Spurgin has created this detailed, stunning Nesting Ring using EZ960® Sterling Silver Metal Clay.  Because EZ960 is a sterling silver alloy, one of its best attributes is its post firing strength. This inherent strength makes EZ960 …

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EZ960® Sterling Silver Clay Rose Necklace by Karen Trexler

Check out this beautifully hand crafted necklace by Cool Tools’ resident artist, Karen Trexler! What I personally love about this piece is how you can see her fingerprints, creating a soft texture for the petals. Karen explains her process for creating this piece out of EZ960 Sterling Silver Clay below: I started this necklace with …

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Artist Project Series: Creating a FS999™ Vessel Pendant By Janet Harriman

Our second featured artist for the Artist Project Series with Creative Fire is Janet Harriman. Janet has been working with metal clay for almost 14 years, and has been making jewelry and winning awards for over 40 years. She teaches workshops on metal clay, metalworking and enameling. For the Artist Project Series, Janet has created …

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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. You can …

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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. This …

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