YOU ARE HERE: Home > New Learning Center > Metal Clay > Metal Clay Product Demo's & Articles
Sort by:
Page of 1
Accent Gold for Silver™ Instructions Accent Gold for Silver™ Instructions

These instructions are for Accent Gold for Silver™ (AGS2) only. Apply and fuse this smooth 24K gold paint to articles made from both fired and unfired silver clay, fine silver, sterling silver, and Argentium™ sterling silver.



Accent Rose Gold™ Application Instructions Accent Rose Gold™ Application Instructions

These instructions are for Accent Rose Gold™ by Jewelry Material Innovations, a gold-base product used to apply layers of 18k rose-colored gold accents to jewelry articles. It can be used on articles made from cast and wrought sterling silver; PMC fine, sterling, and flex clay; and Art Clay silver. It is applied as a paste, dried, fired, and then provided with the desired finish.


Accent Silver™ Application Instructions Accent Silver™ Application Instructions

These instructions are for Accent Silver™ by Jewelry Material Innovations, a silver-alloy slip used to apply silver layers to copper, bronze and brass metals.


AlphaDisc Lettering System Instructions AlphaDisc Lettering System Instructions

These instructions show how to use the Cool Tools AlphaDisc to quickly stamp out letters and messages into any type of soft clay.


Art Clay Gold Paste Instructions Art Clay Gold Paste Instructions

These instructions are to be used in addition to the instruction sheet enclosed within the Art Clay Gold Paste packaging. This paste was designed to overlay over glass, porcelain and glazed ceramics.


Clayboard Surface Replacement Instructions Clayboard Surface Replacement Instructions

These instructions show how to replace the non-stick teflon surface on your Cool Tools Clayboard.


Clay-Bond™ Instructions Clay-Bond™ Instructions

These instructions are for Clay-Bond™, a silver-containing product used for joining bronze, copper, andbrass articles, whether they have been formed from metal clay or stamped sheet.


ClayMate Instructions ClayMate Anti-Stick Hand Conditioner Instructions

These instructions show how to properly use ClayMate to keep your hands clay free and conditioned.


CoolSlip Anti-Stick Solution Instructions Cool Slip Anti-Stick Solution Instructions

These instructions show how to properly use CoolSlip in order to release clay cleanly. For use on tools, textures and work surfaces.


Flexible Clay Instructions Flexible Clay Instructions

These instructions on how to make flexible clay will help you finish even more unique creations.


Fuse Accent Gold for Silver™ & Sterling Instructions Fuse Accent Gold™ for Silver™ & Sterling Instructions

These instructions are for Accent Gold for Silver™ (or AGS), a pure 24K gold product that is applied like a paint to prepared sterling silver and is permanently fused to the surface with a torch or in a jewelry kiln.


Jett Basic™ Plastic Vice Fixturing Compound Instructions Jett Basic™ Plastic Vice Fixturing Compound Instructions

These instructions are for Jett Basic, a unique, easy-to-use compound formulated from an advanced thermoplastic material. It is a plastic vice and fixturing compound used for holding parts, custom grips, mold and form making, etc.


Liver of Sulfur Instructions Liver of Sulfur Instructions

These instructions show how to use Liver of Sulfur to oxidize fine silver, sterling silver and copper-bearing metals.


Magic Carbon Instructions Magic Carbon Instructions

These instructions include tips and guidelines for using Magic Carbon.


No-Flake Firing Box Instructions No-Flake Firing Box Instructions

Instructions on how to use our No-Flake Firing Foil to create a custom sized firing box that won't flake in the kiln. No-Flake Firing Foil is a special alloy that does not spall at extreme temperatures, so your kiln stays clean and lasts longer.


Daylight Photopolymer Texture Plate Instructions Daylight Photopolymer Texture Plate Instructions

These instructions will show you how to easily make custom textures for metal clay, jewelry and paper crafts with liquid photopolymer packets.


SilverPrep Natural Pickle Mix Instructions SilverPrep Natural Pickle Mix Instructions

Instructions for SilverPrep, an all natural non-toxic mix that can be used as a traditional pickle for fine silver, sterling silver, copper and gold.


Metal Clay Ring Sizer Instructions Metal Clay Ring Sizer Instructions

Instructions for using our Metal Clay Ring Sizer pellets that are placed inside rings to constrain the metal clay to US ring sizes during firing.


Ring Pellet Mold Instructions - Silica Free Ring Pellet Mold Instructions - Silica Free

Create a ring from metal clay with these instructions on our Ring Pellet Molds. These instructions are specifically for use with Silica Free Investment.


Kiln Comparison Guide Kiln Comparison Guide

There are many small table top jewelry kiln models to choose from and a wide range of prices. To figure out which kiln is best for your studio, first decide what projects you want to use it for.

Then download our Kiln Comparison chart below. The fire capabilities chart shows you what each kiln model is capable of firing so you can quickly narrow your choices. The model comparison chart shows every detail about each kiln laid out in an easy to read grid.


EZ960™ Sterling Overview & Firing Guide EZ960® Sterling Overview & Firing Guide

EZ960 Sterling Overview & Firing Guide

EZ960 is a great, all purpose metal clay with excellent working properties. Because the clay is a sterling silver alloy, one of its best attributes is its post firing strength, in comparison to fine silver. This inherent strength makes EZ960 the perfect choice for jewelry that takes lots of abuse, such as rings and bracelets. It is also great for jewelry with findings and components such as bails, hinges and clasps, as well as delicate pieces that would benefit from the strength of sterling silver.

Note: For firing in all types of carbon ie coal, coconut and magic, fire in a vented container at 1590F for 3-4 hours.