Adding texture to silver clay

One of the most amazing things about metal clay is its ability to take a texture. It’s a really easy and effective way of decorating your piece and goodness know there are loads of texture sheets out there in the market place. We even sell a few ourselves! But if...

Do you hate selling your jewellery?

Selling your jewellery – do you find it hard? I sell my jewellery at craft fairs and to be honest, I struggle with it. I mean, you are standing (or sitting) behind your lovingly prepared stall covered in your beautiful things and when some people give it a...

How do you go about pricing your work?

Things to consider Pricing can be a sticky issue, especially if you’re selling work you’ve made with your own fair hands. With Christmas coming upon us faster than a speeding bullet, many of you will be thinking about selling your work whether on a small scale, to...

Top ten tips for firing silver clay

Top ten firing tips when firing silver clay Arguably the most nerve wracking and exciting part of the teaching day is when my students are firing their silver clay, as it’s at this crucial point when your carefully crafted and lovingly created piece is transformed...

Kiln Firing Silver Clay

Kiln firing, its benefits and why you should kiln fire if you are selling your jewellery. Once I have discussed the firing process with my students in class and we learn how to fire with a torch, the next question I am asked is; should I buy a kiln? This is a question...

Sterling Silver PMC – Like it? Love it!

It was thought for a long time that sterling silver clay couldn’t be manufactured, because of the firing conditions required for it to completely sinter. However, since the advent and refining of base metal clays which require the use of carbon for firing, in...

Our Brand New Blog

Hello! This is an exciting time for us. We have re-done our website. We are going  to update our shop with a new shop interface and new products. It’s all happening here! It must be Spring that has sprung into us and we are rejuvenated! So, please watch this...