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  • What can I make with 7gm of silver clay?

    What can I make with 7gm of silver clay? This is a question we get asked a lot and our response almost always starts with…..”it goes further than you think!”  We know what it’s like to spend a significant amount of money on 7g of silver clay and then feel disappointed when you open up […]

  • Oh boy, it’s JOY!

    12 June 2018 –  We’re getting very excited for Joy Funnell’s return to our studio in September! If you’ve not had a chance to check out Joy’s work, do it now! It’s colourful, joyful, and just stunning!  And here’s your chance to learn an abundance of jewellery making techniques from a trusted, positive, patient, absolute […]

  • If I want to sell my silver clay jewellery, do I need to get it hallmarked first? If so, how do I go about it?

    In short (if you’re in the UK): yes, unless the finished piece weighs less than 7.78g. If the finished silver piece weighs more than this it is a legal requirement to get it hallmarked if you trade and describe it as silver. A UK hallmark tells you what material/fineness the piece is, who made it, and […]

  • Comparing kilns for metal clay?

    METAL CLAY KILN COMPARISON We put together a little video which you might find helpful. It is a brief comparison of the most popular metal clay kilns in the UK. In the video we’re having a look at the following kilns: Paragon SC2 Paragon SC2 Professional Prometheus PRO1 (also called MiniKiln) Prometheus PRO1-PRG (a programmable […]

  • Dotty about you! UV resin

    Silver Clay & UV Resin Pendant Tutorial Project Level: Beginner Materials: * A274Z-22 – Art Clay Silver 20g  * UVCOLKIT – UV Resin Colour Kit * Sterling Silver Jumpring * Sterling Silver Chain (optional) Tools Needed: * Plastic Coated Playing Cards or Acrylic Spacers * Acrylic Roller * Badger Balm * Heart Template or Cutters * Clay Pick * Ball Burnisher * Sanding Pads * Polishing Papers * UV Light * Tooth Pick * Flat […]

  • Art Clay Silver Paper Type – Bow Tie Pendant Tutorial

    Project Level: Intermediate Materials: A105 – Art Clay Paper Type A273 – Art Clay Silver Clay 10g A285 – Art Clay Silver Paste Type A280 – Art Clay Silver Syringe R043 – Art Clay Klum Boo Gold Foil Tools Needed: 0933SET – Swann Morton Scalpel Set SKU21201 – Badger Balm 3522TL-H – Clear Acrylic Roller SPACSET […]

  • Apprentice wanted!

    URGENT – TIME RUNNING OUT TO APPLY! ATTENTION: We’re looking for a bright, passionate, and keen Media/Marketing/Admin Apprentice – if you’re between the ages of 17-23, this could be you!  You could become one of the UK’s first Social Media / Mini Marketer / Business Admin Apprentices all wrapped into one.  This modern apprenticeship is […]