Create beautiful and intricate pieces of pure silver jewellery quickly and easily with no silversmithing skills and very few tools and equipment using metal clay. Metal clay is an incredibly versatile material that can be moulded, folded, shaped, cut, woven, braided or carved to produce an endless array of forms and effects. Clear step-by-step photography demonstrates all the techniques you will need to set with stones, decorate with enamels, create textural effects using engraving and much much more. With 20 gorgeous projects to create you'll soon be making your own fine pieces of jewellery.
Introduction; 1 Tools and materials Types of metal clay; other materials for combining with metal clays; tools; 2 Techniques and projects Including: handling clays; basic clay techniques; firing techniques; finishing and polishing techniques; making beads with metal clay; dichroic glass and enamels with metal clay; pendants and earrings; impressions in silver; molding charms; traditional rings; exotic rings; filigree rings; decorative brooches; stone-set rings; locket; treasure beads necklace; beaded bracelets; 3 Inspirational gallery; 4 Suppliers and resources; Index.