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Magazines and Periodicals for Jewelry and Metal Clay Artists

This page has links to magazines and periodicals you might find interesting.

Art Jewelry

Product reviews, projects, gallery and features. Every issue has a metal clay tutorial or feature. Keep up with the latest news and trends in all forms of art jewelry.

Bead and Button

Interesting articles, projects and tips and hints. Gallery of artists work.

Bead Magazine

UK magazine available as a print magazine and also as a digital download.

Beads and Beyond

Subscribe to this magazine for lots of projects, pictures and useful information. The website also has great projects.

Craft and Design

Craft and Design is an exciting and vibrant magazine all about British Crafts, with 100 pages of up to the minute features and down to earth information. They also have a very good website which artists can submit their images and information to for a small annual fee.

The Crafts Report

Useful magazine for all types of crafts people. Especially recommended for those selling their work.

The Enamelists Magazine - Glass on Metal

Online resource for enamelists.

Fired Arts and Crafts

Subscribe to this monthly magazine for great tutorials, projects and news about fired arts.

Make and Sell Jewellery Magazine

UK based publication - be careful not to confuse it with Making Jewellery Magazine! This frantic and highly colourful magazine features lots of jewellery making projects. Heavy on beading, wirework and polymer clay with a little metal clay, its style is sometimes hard on the eye but you can't argue with the amount of information they cram in! Available on subscription from the website or in UK magazine outlets.

Making Jewellery Magazine

UK based publication. Not to be confused with Make Jewellery Magazine, this UK based magazine features more metal clay projects than its rival publication. A number of UK based metal clay teachers write for this magazine and their project tutorials regularly feature. The magazine combines jewellery making with fashion quite successfully. Available on subscription from the website or in UK magazine outlets.

Metal Clay Artist Magazine

This magazine was launched in October 2009. It has very high production values and is targeted at intermediate and advanced level metal clay artists. Written by metal clay artists for metal clay artists, it's the only print magazine in the world devoted totally to the metal clay arts. High quality articles, tutorials and artist profiles make it THE magazine for metal clay artists everywhere. It's available by subscription and at a variety of outlets around the world including Barnes and Nobel and Borders in the USA. To subscribe to this magazine click here. UK and EU customers can buy the current issue or back copies from the Metal Clay Academy here. It's also available by subscription to read online.

Metal Clay Pro

This new free magazine is launching in January 2014 and originates in Poland.

Metal Clay Today

This online magazine used to be free but from January 2012, they began charging for each full edition or you can sign up for a 12 month subscription. The magazine originally launched on18th September 2009. It features interesting projects, the latest products and the newest techniques.  It offers information on competitions, awards, societies, guilds, shows, fairs and trade shows. In each issue it will spotlight an established artist, a new “Rising Star” and many articles on working with our favorite medium, Metal Clay. 

Metalsmith - Society of North American Goldsmiths

  • Inspirational, innovative, and thought-provoking  
  • Fascinating articles, intriguing artists
  • Engrossing guest columns
  • Captivating exhibition and book reviews
  • Illustrated throughout with gorgeous images of stunning work
  • Stimulating intellectual and visual interest

Now in its third decade, award winning magazine Metalsmith is the document of record for jewelry and metalsmithing in North America.

Ornament Magazine

Magazine celebrating the art and craft of personal adornment.

Professional Jeweler Magazine

Professional Jeweler's mission is to provide short, well-written, information-rich articles in an organized layout sequence. The magazine's format helps subscribers quickly learn the latest about selling their key products, creating an image in their communities, managing their stores and educating their employees. They serve their subscribers best by always screening stories for their usefulness.


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