Making Metal Clay Jewellery

Making Metal Clay Jewellery

by Julia Rai


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Silver metal clay is an accessible, easy-to-use material that allows unique, hallmark-quality jewelry to be made at home with simple tools. This practical book introduces the various forms of silver metal clay and their relative merits. Packed with images, 17 step-by-step projects, full instruction, and advice, this book is an invaluable resource for all jewelers who want to learn and develop their skills with this versatile material.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785002649
Publisher: Crowood Press, The
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Julia Rai is an award-winning artist, teacher, and writer well known in the international metal clay community.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 What is Silver Metal Clay? 11

2 Tools and Equipment 21

3 Working with Lump Clay 35

4 Working with Syringe-Type Clay 41

5 Working with Paste-Type Clay 51

6 Working with Paper-Sheet-Type Clay 59

7 Moulding and Forming 67

8 Stone Setting 73

9 Ring Making 89

10 Bead Making 101

Suppliers 108

Sources of More Information 111

Index 112

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