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.



Fine silver earring postsEarring Posts made with Fine Silver

Interesting tutorial from Deb Fitz.



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.



finger print jewelleryFinger Print Jewellery - Creative Fire

The real trick to making fingerprint jewelry in metal clay is getting a clean, detailed print impressed into the clay. All metal clays types can take fingerprints beautifully. But there are a few different ways – both direct and indirect – to harvest the fingerprint and impress it into the clay, and each has advantages and drawbacks and produces a slightly different result.

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.

Micro mosaic metal clay pendant by Michela VeraniMetal Clay and Micro Mosaic Pendant

This stunning pendant was made by Michela Verani for Creative Fire. It uses glass to create a micro mosaic design in a fired metal clay frame.





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.



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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