Precious metal clay is made from fine silver dust in a binder that can be used just like ordinary clay. Once fired, the dust is transformed into hallmark quality silver which can be combined with gems and crystals to create truly unique jewellery and gifts. With step-by-step projects and a sparkling range of inspirational ideas, learn how to create beautiful beads, pendants, charms, necklaces, rings and much more.
Xuella Arnold trained in 3-D design and has been a jewellery designer and maker for 17 years. As well as exhibiting and selling her designs across the country, she teaches jewellery making with precious metal clay to adults in the South East of England, where she lives.
Introduction Types of clay Tools Designing Rolling out Textures Cutting Joining Moulding Hollow forms Combining with other materials Drying and preparation Firing Troubleshooting THE PROJECTS Suppliers Index