In addition to our Online Distance Learning Programme there are several paid, stand alone tutorials available from other providers by clicking on the links below. We also regularly produce free hints & tips video tutorials which you can view on our YouTube channel.
Please note that if you want to sell any jewellery that you make using silver clay, then in the UK you are legally required to add your hallmark to any item weighing 7.78gm or more. Further information is available in the Hallmarking page.
Detailed information below or click here to view all of my tutorials on the Craftcast website
Sea Glass and Metal Clay 2.0 $44.95 (US dollars)
Learn more creative techniques for combining found beach glass, shells, and other organic surprises with metal clay for a pendant you will cherish.
Making Metal Clay and Sea Glass Jewellery $44.95 (US dollars)
Learn how to combine your jewellery making metal clay skills with sea glass. As a sea glass collector, I have explored different techniques to incorporate this colourful material into my designs. I will introduce several different methods and design ideas, combining both metal clay and traditional silversmithing skills for these fun designs. Learn all about the fun you can have using found or purchased sea glass treasures.
Learn how to make an elegantly designed hinged cuff bracelet from metal clay. I show you, step-by-step, everything you need to know to create your own hinged cuff.
Learn the important steps in creating your design and then how to calculate shrinkage for a perfect fit. Create eye-catching fold-forming centres for each cuff section. Watch and learn how to fabricate hinges, a great technique to add to your metal clay skillset. Finally, add embeddable closures. There's also tips for firing, polishing, and riveting.
If you have been wanting to try your hand at metal clay, here is a great place to start! Join me and learn how to make this stunning nature-inspired pendant and matching earrings from metal clay. I will show you everything you need to know to get started with metal clay or take your beginner skills to the next level.
Verre Églomisé is a French term referring to the process of applying both a design and gilding onto the rear face of glass to produce a mirror finish. The name is derived from the 18th-century French decorator and art-dealer Jean-Baptiste Glomy, who was responsible for its revival.
I have taken that concept and interpreted it in metal clay and resin creating spectacular effects. The results are stunning.
Learn how to make an original spinner ring. These rings are comfortable, full of motion and lots of fun to wear and spin.
Each ring is two rings in one, an inner band with an outer band that will spin easily and freely.
Follow along and watch me reveal my tips and tricks for correct measuring, sizing and construction.
Learn how to create these beautiful Infinity Rings with a cabochon setting using metal clay. I will show you step-by-step how to create this hollow form Infinity ring with a bold design that has an industrial style yet can be softened with a delicate focal cabochon stone setting.
Learn my tips and techniques to form the seamless hollow ring band that has a trillion shaped shank. This makes for a surprisingly comfortable fit.
Pick your favourite cabochon to feature and see how easy it is to set and then complete the look by adding tiny faux rivets.
Learn how to create this brilliant metal clay filigree orb. Watch close-up as I show you step-by-step all the construction techniques you need from rolling your clay and making a sphere to creating a hinge that will allow the orb to open and close.
Complete the orb by learning how to add embellishments, a bail and some decorative filigree.
This is an intermediate skills class.
Learn a wonderful new metal clay technique called Quilligree! Quilling techniques have been around for hundreds of years. It's the simple art of rolling, coiling, twisting and shaping strips of paper to embellish a variety of objects and home furnishings. Recently the paper crafting community has embraced this art to decorate cards, scrapbook pages and other ephemera. Now I will show you the possibilities with metal clay!
New metal clay formulas make it easier than ever to create using the skills of paper quilling. I will show you step-by-step how to adapt these techniques to metal clay creating original keepsake jewellery you'll love to wear.
Silver Clay Stone Set Hinged Cuff
Online Tutorial from Jewellers Academy