Tag Archives: Silver Clay

Tornado Strikes Supplies

As customers we rarely consider from where our purchases originate. We choose a product from a website or take it off a shelf in a shop, we pay for it and enjoy it. George Weil buys Art Clay Silver clay from Japan and stocks and production were miraculously not affected by the disruption of the […]

Book Spotlight: Magical Metal Clay Jewellery

Sue Heaser’s book ‘Magical Metal Clay Jewellery’ is an excellent introduction to crafting with precious metal clays such as Art Clay Silver clay. Art Clay Silver clay consists of finely ground pure silver mixed with non-toxic binders and water. When fired, the binders burn away leaving pure, 99.9% silver. Sections In the first chapter Basic Techniques, […]

Cubic Zirconia

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 […]

The Art Clay Silver Starter Kit

The Art Clay Silver Starter Kit contains everything to learn about making silver items out of this precious metal clay. There’s no need to invest in expensive items such as kilns while you’re learning. The kit contains a firing mesh which can be used on a gas hob. The decision to invest in a kiln […]

Using an Extruder with Polymer Clay

The ability to create long lengths of uniform shapes from polymer clay helps with the cane making process. A simple chequered cane can be accomplished from the square shaped disc. Using 2 in black and 2 in white, the square extruded shapes can be pushed together (as in the image, right), reduced and then sliced […]

More on Art Clay Silver 650 Clay

Although the price of Art Clay Silver has been affected by the rise in price of silver, this valuable clay remains popular with our customers. 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 […]

Art Clay Silver Clay – Tried & Tested

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 […]

Gedeo Resins for Jewellery and Crafts

We’ve extended our range of modelling and jewellery making materials to include a selection of Pebeo’s Gedeo Resins, silicone moulds and Siligum silicone moulding putty. The Gedeo Crystal Clear Resin has been trusted by professional and fashion designers for over ten years. It has a high transparency and strength and is ideal for mouldings, inclusions, […]

Gedeo Siligum for Making Silicone Moulds

Gedeo Siligum Mould Paste is a fast setting 2 part silicone moulding paste for moulding small objects with resin, polymer clay or Art Clay Silver clay. The silicone mould is smooth and flexible and can be used for over 50 casts. It is fast setting (5-10 minutes) and will replicate the smallest detail. The silicone […]

Silver Earrings made from Art Clay Silver clay

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 […]

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