Category Archives: Silver Clay

Miniature Picture Frame from Art Clay Silver Clay

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An Art Clay Silver project by Sue Heaser Art Clay Silver clay is made of pure silver powder, water and binder. It can be modelled like modelling clay or polymer clay and is easily fired at home using a gas hob or a blow torch. Here is a beginners Art Clay Silver project by Sue […]

Filigree Balls using Art Clay Silver Clay Syringe

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These stunning silver balls have been made using cork clay as a core. The cork clay can be moulded to any shape, allowed to dry and then used as a former or core for the Art Clay Silver clay. The best way to work with the cork clay core is to push a cocktail stick […]

Firing Art Clay Silver Clay

How to fire Art Clay Silver Clay

Preparation before Firing Great News! Although the following still applies to Art Clay Silver Clay, the New Art Clay Silver clay formula has increased the working time of this product! See our “New Formula Art Clay Silver Clay – Tried & Tested by Joy Funnell” page to find out more! Allow your grey white pieces […]

Turning a Loop in Wire for Jewellery Making

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with Sue Heaser Turning a loop neatly in the end of a piece of wire has many uses in jewellery-making. Here is what you will need: wire – the easiest thickness for beginners to use is between 22 gauge (0.7mm thick) and 18 gauge (1.2mm thick), round nose pliers, wire cutters. Turning a Loop – […]

Art Clay Silver Clay, An Overview

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The magical medium of Art Clay Silver clay consists of finely ground pure silver mixed with non-toxic binders and water. Presented as an off-white putty, this malleable clay can be easily worked into unique and personalised jewellery or ornaments. Items can be made as thin as 1mm thick. Once fired, the binders (which are made […]

New Formula Art Clay Silver Clay – Tried & Tested

Art Clay Silver Clay by Joy Funnell

The new formula Art Clay Silver clay will shortly be available from the George Weil website. We asked expert Joy Funnell (see Joy’s website where you can find out about her courses) to test and comment. Here is her very positive feedback! Joy’s Oriental Pagoda made from the new formula Art Clay Silver clay before […]

Silver Earrings made from Art Clay Silver clay

Art Clay Silver Earrings

These silver earrings were made from Art Clay Silver clay. They are a simple project for anyone who has never used this precious metal clay. I used just 10g (5g for each earring) which I divided into two pieces. Digital scales are useful for weighing into equal sizes. To make the shape, I rolled each […]

Art Clay Silver Clay – Tried & Tested

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By Allison Holland The new Gedeo silicone moulds from Pebeo have been added to our range of craft products to compliment the exciting new resins introduced in the previous post. There are two moulds, one offering a selection of cabochon shapes and the other a variety of button shapes. These moulds are non-stick and can […]

More on Art Clay Silver 650 Clay

Art Clay Silver Clay

Work Smart and Plan Take care when working with Art Clay Silver to get the most out of it with little waste. Here are some tips: Plan your project before you start. Work out how to make the item as efficiently as possible, calculating quantities and measurements. Do not expose the clay to air until […]

Cubic Zirconia

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Cubic Zirconia (CZ) is the cubic crystalline form of zirconium dioxide, an inorganic metal oxide mainly used in ceramic materials. Diamond vs CZ The CZ gemstone has more light dispersion (fire) and is heavier than a diamond. Although a real diamond is about 500 times harder than a Cubic Zirconia, they are relatively hard compared […]

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