Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to pause and reflect on all the women in your life and the roles they played. So many wonderful women surround me–from my friends to my family to my coworkers. My life is rich with grounding forces, friendship, support, and love. Each year I try to find a way […]

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Make a leaf bracelet and clasp using springy EZ960 sterling metal clay By Noël Yovovich Full disclosure: I’m an on-again/off-again metal clay user. I was an early adopter when the original PMC first hit the market and again when base-metal clays appeared. I do love some of the things metal clays are good at and […]

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One of the main reasons I wanted Jackie Truty to shoot online courses for us was her knack for combining techniques. One of the more popular jewelry-making techniques these days is metal clay jewelry. It’s no surprise–the options are endless and you don’t need a ton of expensive tools to create a masterpiece! Once you […]

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A hand-carved metal clay bracelet with a hinge hiding among the details By Janet Alexander A beautiful bracelet with decorative pin hinges intertwined in the design leaves people wanting to know how it works. I like to combine clay techniques with metalsmithing skills. Metal clay allows me to carve into the clay, making my own […]

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Paper quilling has an interesting history and has recently reemerged as a mindful craft. We love a good trend at Interweave and hopped on board with Ann Martin’s book, The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry. This delightful book pairs well with our new metal clay paper quilling online course, Quilling Jewelry Using Art Clay. The […]

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Metal clay jewelry making has been my favorite jewelry technique since I first did it almost 15 years ago. Torch-fired and kiln-fired; silver, copper and bronze; paper, syringe, powdered, and traditional metal clay . . . I’ve tried it all and loved every bit of it. But at BeadFest in August, I did an hour-long […]

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Metal clay jewelry making is my favorite, due partly to the versatility of the different metal clay types. But mostly, I love it because of the magic of starting with clay and ending with metal! So I’m always encouraging friends and family to try metal clay jewelry making. Now that I’ve mastered torch-firing metal clay, […]

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Metal clay, nature inspired Rose of Sharon Pod Pendant by Tammy Honaman I was prepping for an upcoming class and couldn’t help but notice how many of my designs are inspired by what I find when out and about. When we talk about bringing the outside in, I have to say, I really do just […]

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How To Make Metal Clay Headpins

Metal clay is such a versatile material to work with. You can make virtually anything, including really beautiful sculptural head pins you can use in earrings, necklaces, or bracelets. Master of metal clay, Kate McKinnon shares a great, simple tutorial for metal clay head pins in her book Sculptural Metal Clay Jewelry: Techniques + Explorations. Take […]

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Metal clay remains my favorite jewelry-making technique, since I discovered it more than 12 years ago. So I make a point of spreading the word that metal clay jewelry making is for everyone! Many people believe it isn’t affordable (it is), you need a kiln (you don’t), or they can’t do it (you can!). And […]

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