New Directions in Metal Clay

New Directions in Metal Clay

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Metal clay is the most exciting new material in jewelry design today: the procedures for molding and shaping are simple, the tools few, and the results stunning. CeCe Wire, a leader in the field, details all the newest innovations and clays, as well as the basics for beginners. She includes every form and formula, plus an extensive array of cutting-edge techniques that range from stone-setting to surface embellishment. Numerous color photos showcase diverse possibilities, including enameling methods such as champlevAc, inlaying with epoxy resin, and silk screening. Twenty-five projectsa€”some easy, some more advanceda€”include gorgeous beads, a bold contemporary brooch, and stacked rings made from silver and 22-karat gold.22-karat gold slip Butane torch and fuel Kiln shelf Glass bowl filled with cold water Hard silver solder Sterling silver earring posts with 4 mm pads Butane ... Brush the tops with a little water and set them aside while you make the next layer.

Title:New Directions in Metal Clay
Author:CeCe Wire
Publisher:Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2009-10-01


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