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Advanced Metal Clay Project Tutorials and Guides on a Web Page

This page has links to websites that have project tutorials about metal clay for advanced users. All links open in a new window.

Grass PendantAngela B. Crispin - Grass Pendant

Nice tutorial for a shaped pendant using bread as a core. The bonus is that this tutorial is bi-lingual, in English and French. Intermediate level tutorial.

Art Deco Hair PinArt Deco Inspired Hair Pin - Armelle Burbaud

Lovely project tutorial from Creative Fire. You can also see this tutorial in French here.

 

 

PendantEmpty Nest Pendant

Simple design elements create depth in this design. Make it large for a pendant or small for beautiful earrings.

 

Hadar Jacobson DonutExploring the Donut - Hadar Jacobson

There is so much that can be done with a simple donut shape. The simpler type starts with a circle cut from a layer of clay, and another, smaller circle cut inside the first circle.

 

 

Golden leaves pendant by Julia RaiGolden Leaves Pendant

Create unusual ‘prongs’ to set a cabochon in this leaf-themed metal clay pendant. By Julia Rai

 

 

 

 

Chip Inlay Hadar JacobsonHadar Jacobson - Chip Inlay

This tutorial by Hadar shows you how to add an inlay of semi precious stones into your metal clay pieces.

 

 

 

Hadar Jacobson EarringsHadar Jacobson - Hadar’s Molds – Inlay in Empty Circles, Mirror Image, and Mokume-Gane

Three great tutorials on a single page from Hadar. There are some very interesting techniques and effects so check it out!

 

 

titanium prong pendantHolly Gage - Prong Setting Crystalline Titanium

Great tutorial from Holly showing how to incorporate titanium, which can't be fired in place, into a metal clay pendant using prongs. From Metal Clay Guru

 

 

 

 

Rapunzel boxHotel Rapunzel Box

This whimiscal box can hold a special, tiny treasure. From PMC Connection.

 

 

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Ring Maggie Bergman - Ring with Cubic Zirconia

Well illustrated tutorial for intermediate metal clay artists.

 

Married MetalsMary Ellin D'Agostino - Alloying Silver and Copper Metal Clays

In this tutorial Mary Ellin shows how to combine silver and copper clays to create alloys and “married metal” projects.  She has developed this technique through extensive experimentation and testing.

Mixed media pendantMixed Media Necklace

Interesting mixed media project.

 

 

Mobius PendantMobius Strip Pendant

A Möbius Strip is an ancient shape, described in the 1858 by mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius. Essentially, a strip with a half-twist joined at the ends, it has unique mathematical properties – including the fact that it is a continuous loop with only one side and one edge.

BoxPagoda Box

This beautiful box, with no two sides alike, uses a texture mat available from PMCC Senior Instructor Marlynda Taylor. As with any box construction, it is very important to let each stage dry well before moving to the next step.

 

pmc and faux bone projectPMC and Faux Bone™ Project by Robert Dancik

Step by step guide to making a pendant with PMC and Faux Bone™. From the Ganoksin website.

 

 

PMC Pro RingsPMC Pro Rings 1

It is best to make these rings where you can cut them and leave to dry without moving them. Both the body and the edges of the rings are very thin and they distort easily. Drying them slowly in place also prevents warping.

PMC RingsPMC Pro Rings 2

The shank of a ring can be as simple as a plain base for the top to sit on or it can be an integral part of the design. We’ll start with some of the basic construction methods from which you can choose and add a few ideas for finished rings.

Ring Maker RingsRings using the Ring Maker

You can create beautiful seamless rings, with all your metal clays, using a Ringmaker Kit. Ringmakers are made of durable acrylic, are easy to use, and are easy to clean. They can be used over and over again to make perfect rings.

 

RingRing

Basic instructions for using the Ring Maker as a starting point for a quick, attractive ring.

Brass inlay ringRing with Brass Inlay

Step by step picture tutorial from Sabine Alienor for Benita-Loca. In French but you can use Google translate to see it in your language.

 

Square ringSquare Ring

Simple ring design from PMC Connection.

 

 

 

 

Summertime Bling Necklace by Joy FunnellSummertime Bling Necklace - Joy Funnell

This great tutorial is free to view on the Cre8tive Fire website. Making chain requires patience because it takes time to make all the individual links. This chain is linked in the greenware stage and fired fully assembled with a decorative clasp worn at the front. It has a sinuous, slinky feel, plus the stones add a nice bit of bling.

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