Advanced Metal Clay Series: Metal Clay Mokumé Gané Jewelry Using Art Clay Online Workshop with Jackie Truty

Learn the fascinating technique of Metal Clay Mokumé Gané using Art Clay Silver and Copper when you join Jackie Truty in her Advanced Art Clay Online Workshop!

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Recreate the magic of a centuries-old technique for Japanese sword-making as Jackie Truty introduces you to Mokumé Gané using a non-traditional material, metal clay. Jackie will take you through a modern method of layering, cutting, stacking, and twisting Art Clay Silver and Copper to create a stunning marbled pattern. Learn how to shape your piece, back it with silver and hand-sand it before firing in a recently-developed two-step process that sinters the metal clays without alloying them. Then, you’ll learn to finish your piece with polish and patina alongside Jackie. As an added bonus, you'll also receive downloadable (and printable) PDFs of a recommended Materials Shopping List, Jackie’s Top 5 Tips for working with Metal Clay Mokumé Gané, a Firing Schedule, and a Polishing Guide.

Your skills will climb to new heights with this Online Workshop as you explore how versatile Mokumé Gané is with metal clay.

Lesson Breakdown
Lesson One: Introduction

  • Jackie's Top 5 Tips
  • Unique Features of New Mokumé Gané with Art Clay
  • Tools and Materials
  • Metal Clay Terms

Lesson Two: New Mokumé Gané Technique

  • Creating the Pendant
  • Forming the Pendant
  • Filing, Backing & Sanding

Lesson Three: Firing & Finishing

  • Two-Step Firing
  • Polish and Patina
  • Cord
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Online Workshop Includes
Discussion board & Gallery: The discussion board is a great way to interact with other users in the Online Workshop. It’s an open forum for you to ask questions, share your thoughts, express your inspirations, and share images of your work.

Notes: This is a place for you to keep personal notes to help you with your work and the Online Workshop content. Only you will be able to see your notes.

Optional Quizzes: Short optional quizzes to test your knowledge as you progress through the lessons.

Video Lesson Run Time ≈ 92 minutes

About the Instructor


With over 30 years in the jewelry world, Art Clay Master Instructor Jackie Truty has been passionate about metal clay ever since she first laid eyes on it in 2000. In 2000, after watching a demo of Art Clay at the Glass Craft Expo in Las Vegas, she fell in love with the idea of being able to create truly unique pieces with metal clay. She immediately took introductory and certification Online Workshops in Art Clay through Art Clay USA and became a lapidary with the ability to cab her own stones. This led her even further into her niche as she became a Graduate Gemologist and taught heat treatment for stones on Jewelry Television. In 2001, Jackie became an educational director for Art Clay USA, teaching and certifying instructors. The following year, she purchased the US and Canadian distribution rights for Art Clay and opened Art Clay World, USA, in Oak Lawn, Illinois. She has also received certifications in Japan for New Mokume Gane and Quilling. In 2013, she became a certified Graduate Gemologist with the Gemology Institute of America. With her husband acting as CFO and her daughter and son-in-law running operations and purchasing, Jackie’s passion has turned into a way of life for her whole family. Jackie’s books include Dichroics: Art Glass All Dressed Up, (2002), Art Clay Silver and Gold: 18 Projects to Make in One Day (2003), and Metal Clay: The Complete Guide (2005). She has taught across the globe, from Milan to Montreal to Johannesburg. To learn more about Jackie and her work, check out her website at

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU R7549
Product Type Online Workshop
Author/Designer Jackie Truty
Technique Metal Clay, Metalsmithing
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