Posts tagged ‘jewelry making’

How to make copper clay

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Copper Clay Suppliers

Copper clay is very new and seems to be only available in US, Australia and New Zealand at the moment. Copper Clay comes in 100gm packs.

Both Copper and Bronze clay comes in powder form.

Metal Adventures, the company who brought you BronzClay, will be bringing out a copper clay version.

 Watch this video clip for more info: 

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPER4UJvbmo

 

Here are the links where you can buy copper clay in powder form:

The Eclectic Studio – Australia

Hadar Jacobson – US http://www.artinsilver.com/blog)

http://www.silverclaycanada.com/ (soon to bring out copper clay in Canada)

 Check out these links for more info:

http://cs.artjewelrymag.com/artcs/blogs/artjewelry/2009/02/18/we-know-you-love-bronze-clay-but-have-you-tried-copper-clay-yet.aspx

http://dailyartmuse.com/?p=9720

http://gaillannum.blogspot.com/2009/02/did-someone-saycopper-metal-clay.html

http://gaillannum.blogspot.com/2009/02/more-on-copper-metal-clay.html

 

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March 26, 2009 at 5:03 pm 1 comment

How to do Beadwork

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                                                                                                                                                                                        This weeks feature is on Beadwork: find all about beadwork weaves

and stitches from Emma Warrillow, an Australian living in England

and has been beading for many years; as well as beadwork she has

dabbled in wirework and bead stringing.

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ggb2Visit her Website/blog:   http://glitterglowbeading.com/

 Gallery: http://glitterglowbeading.com/?page_id=389

 

Learn how to do netted beadwork, peyote stitch, brick, herringbone as well as

right and left angled weaves, (scroll down the page to ‘Learn Beadwork Links’ )  

http://www.squidoo.com/learnbeadwork

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 Free Beading Tutorials          http://glitterglowbeading.com/?page_id=380

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Beading Forums and Groups      

http://glitterglowbeading.com/?page_id=385

 Beading Book Authors and Their Books     

http://glitterglowbeading.com/?page_id=378

 

 

March 23, 2009 at 2:55 pm 2 comments

Precious Metal Clay findings suppliers

 mcfhttp://www.metalclayfindings.com/

  Metal Clay Findings LLC was formed to provide .999 fine silver findings to the Metal Clay community including users of both PMC® and ArtClay®.Our entire product line is made in the U.S.A.

arg1http://www.argentice.co.uk/shop/metal-clay-findings.html

 Argentice has been supplying PMC and associated tools to metal clay artists since January 2005 and is one of the oldest Precious Metal Clay suppliers in the UK.

 International Distributors:

 Australia & New Zealand

The Eclectic Studio  

Belgium, Netherlands, & Luxembourg

Gardym Creatief  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 16, 2009 at 5:34 pm Leave a comment

Bead pattern program

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ebp2The best little free bead program for patterns on the net by Michael Hemphill!

 http://www.easybeadpatterns.com/

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March 12, 2009 at 7:44 pm Leave a comment

Bead-space.com social networking site

beadspaceThis great social networking site includes a bead store directory, groups, quizzes, gallery, auctions, e-store and more: bsphttp://bead-space.com/

March 12, 2009 at 5:33 pm Leave a comment

How to make beads from Polymer Clay

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This weeks feature is on Polymer Clay; find all about Polymer Clay Bead Making withTips, Pics and Tutorials by Cindy Lietz from Canada.

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Visit her blog :http://www.polymerclaytutor.com
Polymer Clay Bead Making Tips, Pics and Tutorials by Cindy
Lietz… “I learned by making the mistakes… Now you don’t
have to.”

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Visit her Website below:
By subscribing to Cindy Lietz’s email newsletter at
http://www.beadsandbeading.com/ you will receive 3 free polymer clay bead making videos plus weekly color recipe cards.

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There is also an indepth 39 Part Polymer Clay Basics Course:
http://www.beadsandbeading.com/crse/01-more.html
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

March 6, 2009 at 11:08 am 2 comments

How to make chainmail from scratch

longcanyon-jwlryA handy list of chainmaile and wire wrapping resources from Longcanyon.com

 Includes how to make jump rings, recommended ring sizes for chainmaile weaves, aspect ratio of jump rings, and wire gauge charts.  

Longcanyon.com/Resources

February 7, 2009 at 6:48 pm 1 comment

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