I can’t believe it’s already time to register for Bead Fest Philly. I haven’t even had a chance to tell you about Bead Fest Santa Fe! It was big fun, hanging out with dear old friends and making new ones, shopping for beads and jewelry-making supplies, taking jewelry classes in roll printing and keum boo, […]

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Remember coming home from school with a homemade Mother’s Day gift for Mom? So proud and excited you couldn’t sit still, knowing Mom was going to love what you made her, with your name scrawled on it in your precious brand-new handwriting and an “I love you” with a backwards E. Making gifts for Mom […]

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Solder Like A Lady with Darlene Armstrong

Ladies, have no fear! You are in control of your torch, and once you learn to use it for soldering and torch-firing metal clay or enamels, nothing will stand in your way of creating fabulous metal jewelry. Learn how metal clay artist and metal jewelry-making instructor Darlene Armstrong overcame her fear of the torch to […]

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Girlfriends, get ready! We’ve partnered with Kate Richbourg, the original #solderlikealady metalsmith, to celebrate girl power. We use sharp tools; we pound on metal; we play with fire! ‎And whether we do it wearing a cool apron, well-loved jeans, or pearls, we’re not afraid to get dirty and we’re not afraid of soldering. You might […]

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