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 Metallic Leaf Effects ~ Gold, Silver and Copper Metal Leaf for use with Kato Polyclay now available at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads 

(Grants Pass, Oregon, September 21, 2006) - Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, America's favorite beading and jewelry-supply company, is introducing gold, silver and copper leaf metallic effects for use with Kato Polyclay. Create beautiful crackle finishes, speckled metallic finishes and more! Combine metallic leaf effects with polymer clay or use to decorate frames, boxes, tables and walls. A designers-artist's dream!

Gold, silver and copper leaf metallic effects are sold in individual packages of 25 - 5 1/2 inch x 5 1/2 inch sheets.

Suggested uses for Metal Leaf and Kato Polyclay:
For a beautiful crackle finish, apply a leaf sheet to a layer of Kato Polyclay. Run the clay, with the leaf sheet, through the Fire Mountain Gems and Beads polymer clay press or thin and stretch the clay out by rolling with an acrylic roller. Continue with your design and bake at the recommended temperature. Add a coat of DesignaSeal Clear Gloss for a glossy, protective finish for your fabulous metallic leaf design. This DesignaSeal Gloss can also be used to coat colored and dyed beads.

You can also create a speckled metallic finish by tearing the sheets into tiny pieces and mixing with Kato Polyclay before rolling. There are hundreds of uses--experiment and have fun!

For over 35 years, Fire Mountain Gems and Beads has been known for their exceptional customer service and product selection--over 116,000 hot jewelry-making supplies available to wholesalers, retailers and designer-artists alike. Order your free copy of the Jewelry Maker's Catalog or browse a full year's worth of catalogs online with the catalog flipper for all the fun of the catalog with the ease of the web!

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View tutorial on using Metal Leaf with Kato Polyclay

Products sold by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® are intended for experienced jewelry-makers and designer-artists;
children 14 years of age or younger should use these products with adult direction.

Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, Inc. - One Fire Mountain Way, Grants Pass, OR USA 97526-2373
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