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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: Do not expose the clay to air until you are ready to use it. Keep wrapped in cling film and place in an air-tight container with a piece of […]

Using an Extruder with Polymer Clay

Extruded 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 […]

Cubic Zirconia

Mixed Colour Pack of Cubic Zirconia Gem stones

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 […]