Learn more

 Welcome to our learn more page. Here you should be able to find everything you need to get started, continue or get some inspiration for your jewellery making. We have everything from detailed information with tips on products and exciting projects, to general manufacturer's instructions. Just click on the links below to view downloadable & printable pdfs that you can refer back to time and time again. If you're missing something, please let us know!

 

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What is Silver Clay? 

First Time With Art Clay? - Hints & Tips for Beginners

Art Clay Types - The Range Explained

* What tools do I need to get started? 

Art Clay Drying Chart - Recommended Drying Times for all the Art Clay Types

Art Clay Firing Chart - Recommended Firing Times for all the Art Clay Silver Types

Firing Art Clay Silver on a Gas Hob

Firing Art Clay Silver with a Torch

* Tell me more about how to polish my metal clay!

Antiquing Your Silver - Everything You Need To Know About Liver of Sulphur!

Ring Making - Useful Information & Size Conversion Chart

How to use the Moulding Compound

Accent Gold for Silver - Petra's Additional Instructions

UV Resin - How, Why & When?

Crushed Mineral Accents - What Are They, and How Do I Use Them?  

How to make a single sliding knot for necklaces, bracelets, and anklets.

How to use Swellegant

* How to use Photopolymer Plates 

* Using QuikArt ReVerseArt Film

* How to reconstitute silver clay 

* How to use the Bead Builders - full step by step tutorial

* Firing tips for Aussie Clay

 

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Gedeo's Doming & Glazing Resin

* Heart of Silver Kit Product Test in Making Jewellery Magazine

* Efcolor Cold Enamels Product Test in Making Jewellery Magazine

* Using Efcolor Cold Enamels Instructional Video Below: 
 

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Accent Gold for Silver 

FASTfire BRONZclay - Alternative Schedule & Information