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DVD: Introduction to Metal Clay
Expand your jewelry-making skills with metal clay, an exciting material that handles like clay but sinters into solid metal. Get expert guidance on basic tools and supplies along with all the essential metal clay techniques you need to get started. Plus watch a step-by-step demo showing how to make a beautiful stamped metal clay pendant and earrings by designer Irina Miech.
Irina Miech is an artist, teacher, and the author of a series of popular how-to books on metal clay jewelry design for beaders. She also oversees a 6,000-square-foot retail bead supply business and classroom studio, where she teaches classes in beading, wirework, and metal clay. The metal clay certification program she designed is recognized by the PMC Guild. Her previous books are Metal Clay for Beaders, More Metal Clay for Beaders, Inventive Metal Clay, and Beautiful Wire Jewelry for Beaders. Her jewelry designs also have been featured in Bead&Button, BeadStyle, and Art Jewelry magazines.