Metal Clay Beads

Metal Clay Beads Author Barbara Becker Simon
ISBN-10 160059025X
Release 2009
Pages 144
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When you combine two bestselling topics like metal clay and beading and then add one of the most talented and respected artists in the business, you've got a winning combination. In this unique, comprehensive reference, Barbara Becker Simon treats readers to 22 outstanding metal clay bead projects. An introductory section guides them through all the fundamentals, from forming and joining the clay to firing and finishing. Crafters learn how to add gemstones, glass and other objects; use moulded and carved texture plates; etch photographs into a surface; develop rich patinas and more. From the Porcupine Pearl Bead to a Polygon Box Bead, the projects are both timely and sophisticated.



Pure Silver Metal Clay Beads

Pure Silver Metal Clay Beads Author Linda Kaye-Moses
ISBN-10 9781589236110
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 160
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A variety of silver bead projects utilizing metal clay.



Metal Clay 101 for Beaders

Metal Clay 101 for Beaders Author Kristal Wick
ISBN-10 1454707593
Release 2013
Pages 128
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Teaches beaders how to use copper, silver, and bronze metal clay to create customized embellishments and findings.



Enameling on Metal Clay

Enameling on Metal Clay Author Pam East
ISBN-10 9780871164650
Release 2012-08-29
Pages 96
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This book will appeal to artisans of all levels. A thorough introductory section helps readers prepare their workspace with information on tools, materials, and basic techniques for metal clay and enameling. Jewelry projects include earrings, pendants, pins, beads, and a ring. Easy-to-follow instructions are illustrated with clear, detailed photographs.



More Metal Clay for Beaders

More Metal Clay for Beaders Author Irina Miech
ISBN-10 9781627000406
Release 2013-03-20
Pages 112
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A follow-up to Irina Miech’s first book, Metal Clay for Beaders, this book continues to explore the ways that beads, wire, and metal clay work together to create beautiful jewelry. Dazzling projects include pendants, earrings, and brooches, many with appealing natural, organic themes. Beading and metal clay basics included along with detailed instructions and step-by-step photography for each project.



Making Beautiful Beads

Making Beautiful Beads Author Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott
ISBN-10 157990288X
Release 2002
Pages 143
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Work wool magic by rolling it into hard balls, or adding metallic fiber. Coil polymer clay for a real impact. You’ll find that the simplest techniques yield incredibly lovely, one of a kind “jewels.” “Public libraries...will find this potpourri of projects a distinctive addition to crafts collections.”—Library Journal.



Creative Metal Clay Jewelry

Creative Metal Clay Jewelry Author CeCe Wire
ISBN-10 1579903010
Release 2003
Pages 144
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Craft stunning jewellery using metal clay, an amazing art material with the versatility of clay and the beauty of silver or gold. In its unfired form, metal clay is soft; you can manipulate it just like other clays. When fired, the metal particles in the clay become pure precious metal. Once its transformed into metal it can be buffed, burnished, polished, or enamelled. Virtually anything you can create with traditional fine silver or pure gold, you can craft with metal clay.



Metal Clay And Mixed Media Jewelry

Metal Clay And Mixed Media Jewelry Author Sherri Haab
ISBN-10 0823030628
Release 2007
Pages 143
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Metal clay starts as clay and turns into metal. Does it get any more magical? Now it does—withMetal Clay and Mixed Media Jewelry. Author Sherri Haab takes this compelling material, today's hottest craft item, to the next level, brilliantly combining it with other media ranging from the timeless to the unexpected. Ribbons, gold leaf, pottery shards, transparent resin, polymer clay, leather, and more are used to create stunning jewelry. Beautiful photography showcases these innovative pieces, and full step-by-step instructions make it easy to re-create them. New formulations of metal clay and newly developed firing techniques are presented clearly so that crafters can achieve professional results. Sophisticated enough for artists yet simple enough for beginners,Metal Clay and Mixed Media Jewelryis the only book that blends metal clay with such a variety of mixed media to make magic. • Follow-up to the best-sellingArt of Metal Clay—over 35,000 copies sold! • Author has sold more than two million books! • Metal clay is hot with crafters, artists—anyone who wants to try alchemy



Making Metal Clay Jewellery

Making Metal Clay Jewellery Author Julia Rai
ISBN-10 9781785002656
Release 2017-01-11
Pages 300
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Silver metal clay is an accessible, easy to use material that allows unique, hallmark-quality jewellery to be made at home with simple tools. This practical book introduces the various forms of silver metal clay and their relative merits. Packed with images, seventeen step-by-step projects and with full instruction and advice, Making Metal Clay Jewellery is an invaluable resource for all jewellers who want to learn and develop their skills with this versatile material. Includes: an introduction to the simple tools needed to work with metal clay, avoiding expensive equipment; full instruction to every stage of the process, with seventeen step-by-step tutorials; techniques including making beads, rings, earrings and pendants, setting stones, and working with glass and metal clay; covers various types of embellishment, as well as using textures, stencils and cutters to create jewellery. Each chapter features a troubleshooting section advising on how to avoid mistakes or rectify problems. A practical book on creating unique jewellery at home with this versatile and exciting medium, this will be an invaluable resource for all jewellers who want to learn and develop their skills. Superbly illustrated with 175 colour photographs.



New Directions in Metal Clay

New Directions in Metal Clay Author CeCe Wire
ISBN-10 1600595464
Release 2009-10-01
Pages 144
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Metal clay is the most exciting new material in jewelry design today: the procedures for molding and shaping are simple, the tools few, and the results stunning. CeCe Wire, a leader in the field, details all the newest innovations and clays, as well as the basics for beginners. She includes every form and formula, plus an extensive array of cutting-edge techniques that range from stone-setting to surface embellishment. Numerous color photos showcase diverse possibilities, including enameling methods such as champlevé, inlaying with epoxy resin, and silk screening. Twenty-five projects--some easy, some more advanced--include gorgeous beads, a bold contemporary brooch, and stacked rings made from silver and 22-karat gold.



Metal Clay Beyond the Basics

Metal Clay Beyond the Basics Author Carol Babineau
ISBN-10 9780871164681
Release 2012-11-19
Pages 96
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Metal clay artisans who love a challenge will love this book. Master instructor Carol A. Babineau presents 25 original projects that reach far beyond the expected to expand your technical abilities and imagination. Integrate sterling silver, ceramics, and enamel; use armatures, molds, tube rivets, and cold connections to make earrings, bracelets, pendants, pins, toggles, and more.



Metal Clay Jewelry

Metal Clay Jewelry Author Louise Duhamel
ISBN-10 1581807856
Release 2006-08-08
Pages 144
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Polymer clay and jewelry artists are experimenting with metal clay more than ever, but there are few books on the market to show them how to use this exciting new medium. Highlights include: ? 19 fashionable step-by-step projects, including a variety of styles provided by both the author and talented contributing artists ? An easy, skill-building approach that teaches readers a new technique with each project ? A wide range of creative techniques--from carving and setting gems to making clasps and mixing found objects with metal clay



Metal Clay in a Day

Metal Clay in a Day Author Tammy Garner
ISBN-10 9781600613555
Release 2009
Pages 130
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Detailed instructions and more than three hundred photos enhance this guide to twenty-five different projects featuring metal clay, such as bracelets and pendants, with helpful and practical tips for texturing, cutting, and firing the metal clay with an ordinary butane torch.



Metal Clay Magic

Metal Clay Magic Author Nana Mizushima
ISBN-10 9780871164780
Release 2012-11-19
Pages 128
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It's as easy to use as modeling clay. Fire it, and it turns to pure silver: It's metal clay magic! Nana Mizushima's playful approach shows how this fantastic medium allows anyone to craft items in silver. Features more than 25 imaginative, appealing projects for beads, earrings, pendants, bookmarks, pet tags, little boxes, origami, and more.



Sculptural Metal Clay Jewelry

Sculptural Metal Clay Jewelry Author Kate McKinnon
ISBN-10 9781620333259
Release 2013-03-25
Pages 144
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Beginning with an overview of the properties of metal clay, including safety information and metalsmithing terms, this thorough resource offers detailed procedures for creating a variety of components, settings, findings, attachments, 3-D forms, and textured effects. Each technique is shown with step-by-step photography to make it easy for jewelry makers at the advanced beginner to intermediate levels to learn the art of metal clay. The 12 unique projects within have multiple components made from metal clay, including clasps, chains, and settings; moveable and removable pieces; unusual textures and patinas; and unique construction and engineering. Creative tips on incorporating beads are also included. This handbook offers jewelry artists the design inspiration needed to create gallery-level pieces that are truly wearable art.



Bead One Pray Too

Bead One  Pray Too Author Kimberly Winston
ISBN-10 9780819220929
Release 2008-03-01
Pages 192
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An inspirational, hands-on how-to guide for making and praying with beads, for people of all faiths and traditions. There are almost as many forms of prayer beads as there are religions. In Bead One, Pray Too, author Kimberly Winston shows with stories and pictures how people of many faiths and traditions use prayer beads as a spiritual tool and a means of creative expression. Beginning with the Catholic rosary, Winston explores the history and the use of beads and specific prayers in various religions including Buddhism, Baha’i, Hinduism, Islam, and more. There are also easy-to-follow instructions, complete with detailed diagrams, to help you string your very own prayer beads.



Metal Clay The Complete Guide

Metal Clay   The Complete Guide Author Jackie Truty
ISBN-10 1440221006
Release 2007-06-28
Pages 256
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Explore Metal Clay from Package to Project Metal clay's versatility and ability to be enhanced by every other known medium has broadened design possibilities for artists everywhere. Metal Clay The Complete Guide is the reference book every metal clay artist needs to have on the shelf for quick access to how-to information on a variety of subjects, including: Materials and tools for working with metal clay Metal clay care and handling, including tips for keeping your clay from drying out Techniques including rolling, adding texture, stamping, lids and forming How-tos for shaping bails, loops, beads and connectors Mixing metal clay with glass, enamels, beads, gemstones and more Tips and troubleshooting Four projects: bracelets, lentil bead, box pendant, ring Helpful appendices, including ring sizing, gemstone firing times, drying times, kiln firing temperatures and alternative firing methods Whether you are just getting started or have been working with metal clay or related materials for years, Metal Clay The Complete Guide is guaranteed to be the resource you turn to the most.