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Managing Wet Metal Clay

Managing Wet Metal Clay

This article written by owner, Alan Rein, discusses various methods to help manage metal clay and to keep it working at its best in its wet stage.

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Sintering Metal Clay

Sintering Metal Clay

Learn about how to ensure your metal clay is firing properly and reaching full sinter.

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Jewelry Artists Guide to Liver of Sulfur


A Guide to Creating Patinas & Finishes using Liver of Sulfur

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Tumblers and the Dreaded Black Contamination


Have you opened your rotary tumbler barrel expecting sparkling, shiny jewelry and instead found your silver...bronzy or black film?

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Gemstones in Metal Clay


Many natural gemstones can be set into metal clay and fired in place. Other gemstones will not survive the heat. Should be set after firing.

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Ring Sizing


Making a ring from metal clay may seem a little intimidating at first, but it's actually very easy.

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