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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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What’s in the Woods?

Here at Cool Tools there’s a wide variety of wildlife surrounding us. Here’s our local pair of Sandhill Cranes out for a stroll with their new colts. Baby Sandhill cranes are called colts because of their long, strong, well-developed legs. Video / Shop. Last Day..Spend $25.00 and get FREE Scratch Foam.

New Video!

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 …

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Free “Deco” Bail Templates with your $50.00 Order!

ENDS SOON!!! New Designs …..get 2 Bail Templates Free! SHOP HERE Enter Coupon Code: “BAIL” Today through May 16th, spend $50.00 or more and get two free Cool Tools Jewelry Shape Art Deco Bail Templates! These unique templates include fun edges for more design options. These larger size bail templates are great for base metal …

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

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 …

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New Video!

Create Large Bead Caps by Valerie Bealle Valerie Bealle, Metal Clay Artist and Instructor from Long Island, New York visited the Cool Tools studio to demonstrate how to create cylinder bead caps and end caps using PMC Flex. Watch the video below as Valerie uses the natural shrinkage rate of metal clay to her advantage …

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