Resources

Page Under Construction, Updated 4/08/2017

Margaret Schindel has written so many articles about all the aspects of metal clay that I can no longer keep track. Below is a link to one that will lead to all the others.
www.margaretschindel.hubpages.com/hub/metal-clay-techniques

About firing stones in place
https://feltmagnet.com/crafts/gemstones-in-metal-clay

Online Retailers:
www.PMCConnection.com
http://www.metalclaysupply.com
http://www.cooltools.us
http://www.metalclays.com
http://www.artclayworld.com
http://www.riogrande.com
http://www.metalclayguru.com
http://www.vallewis.net
http://www.jewelryartistsupply.com

Base Metal Clay Info/Sites:
Artinsilver.com/blog/
http://www.clayrevolution.com/learning.html (Learn how to safely torch fire base metal clay)
https://www.prometheushobby.com
http://aussiemetalclay.com/shop/

Base Metal Clay Firing Info:
http://art.jewelrymakingmagazines.com/~/media/Files/PDF/2011/MRein-fire-copper-clay.ashx
http://metalclaymagic.com/2013/02/the-basics-of-sintering-carbon-fired-clay-2/
https://www.facebook.com/notes/jean-megahan-art/making-your-own-homemade-metal-clay/937508409677889 This is a Facebook page detailing the process of making your own base metal clays.

Supplies and tools:
http://www.nilecorp.com/

Online Classes:
https://www.craftcast.com
http://www.craftartedu.com
http://www.craftsy.com
https://www.creativebug.com
http://silverclayschool.co.uk/whats-the-silver-clay-school-all-about/
https://www.craftdaily.com/catalog?label=Videos%20by%20Topic&value=Jewelry%20Making

High shrinkage fine silver clays:
FYI (For Your Inspiration), 20%, Val Lewis
Metal Magic Silver Clay, 25%

About Kilns:
https://www.riogrande.com/Content/Fiber-vs-Firebrick-Kilns-WP-pdf

About the SC2 Kiln:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7-oDZp4I98
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyJc0tiwi1Y
http://www.artinsilver.com/How-to-talk-to-your-kiln.pdf

Classes, articles, videos, and other free information
http://www.metalclayacademy.com
https://www.Pinterest.com/metalclaynow/
http://www.impactartistproject.org
http://www.redwriteblue.com/metalclay/metalclaycalc.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzerwNcOeq0 (intro to soldering)
http://www.craftsy.com/classes/search?query=jewelry
http://www.kriskramer.com/learning/

About Pricing good for sale
http://www.craftprofessional.com/craft-pricing-formula.html
http://askharriete.typepad.com/ask_harriete/pricing-your-work/

2012 Clay shrinkage download http://art.jewelrymakingmagazines.com/~/media/Files/PDF/2013/0313/Metal%20Clay%20Firing%20Chart.pdf

Design, fabrication, and other jewelry making how-to's and tips:
How to use Prisma Color pencils on metal clay - https://word.office.live.com/wv/WordView.aspx?FBsrc=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fattachments%2Ffile_preview.php%3Fid%3D915465845180899%26time%3D1438473031%26metadata&access_token=1002193337%3AAVLxNWlQCcP05WOUZvrbzGmtEGwyT6tULzjjkj94LF7N1w&title=How+to+Use+Prismacolor+on+Copper+b.docx
Tear away: http://art.jewelrymakingmagazines.com/-/media/import/files/pdf/4/6/0/polymer-clay-tear-away-technique.pdf
http://www.lovemyartjewelry.blogspot.com/2016/03/back-to-metalat-least-for-now.html

Valuable technical tips
Foredom/Flex Shaft and attachments/burrs explanations and descriptions - http://www.andycooperman.com/#!flexible-shaft-articles/kzsb4

Hans Meevis' traditional jewelry making tips - http://www.jewelry-tutorials.com

About soldering: http://www.ganoksin.com/borisat/nenam/ajm-easy-soldering.htm

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