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Can Art Clay® be used to create bangle bracelets? If so, approximately how many packs of clay would I need?

In the Free Beading Instructions resource there is a how-to video and illustrated instructions.

Can I fire glass and metal at the same time? I would like to combine the 2 in 1 piece.

Yes, you can co-fire metal clay and glass in a kiln. When working with the two materials, metal clay and glass, the lower firing temperature clays...

After you have used a liver of sulfur bath for a fired metal clay piece, how do you dispose of the liver of sulfur? Thanks for your help.

Though Liver of Sulfur (potassium polysulfide) can be a hazardous substance in dry form (please read this product's warning label), it quickly goes...

I see people handling Metal Clay bare handed in videos. Isn't there a toxicity issue?

Metal Clay is non-toxic and safe for handling with your bare hands. Some people like to wear dust masks when filing and sanding dry Metal Clay, or to...

Is it safe to put Apoxie® Sculpt (two part epoxy) onto Art Clay once it has been fired?

Yes, once the Art Clay®, and other metal clays as well, have been properly fired, you can apply Apoxie Sculpt in any fashion you'd like.Note: Apoxie...

Can I fire Art Clay® with a butane torch?

Yes, you can fire with a . The size of the piece is important to note, as well as keeping safety in mind.Resources article

Can I use different metal clays on the same piece, e.g. bronze, copper, and or silver?

Yes you can use different clays together however they cannot be fired together in the "clay" state. You must form, finish and fire one clay type...

Is it possible to fire Swarovski crystals with Art Clay or PMC (as you can with CZs) without harm to the stone?

You cannot fire Swarovski crystals into any metal clay; they will melt causing the crystal to lose its facets and sometimes distort the color at the...

What are the temperature settings and length of time for your kiln, for a silver piece with cubic zirconia gems in it?

1650-degrees Fahrenheit for 2 hours in a kiln is usually safe for most cubic zirconias. Not all cubic zirconias have the same results though, so it...

What is Art Clay Silver Oil Paste used for? And what is the bottle of clear liquid that comes with it used for?

Art Clay® Silver oil paste is an oil-based product, specifically made to use on already fired silver pieces. Oil paste is used like a solder and is...

I notice that after firing my Art Clay with a torch, it no longer lies flat (when it was flat before firing). Am I firing too long, or not long enough?

Warping or distortion often happens if the flame of a torch is concentrated for too long in one part of the piece or when a piece is too large to be...

I've heard that small PMC pieces can be fired using a torch. How is this done and how do I tell when it's fully fired?

Your metal clay design should be no larger than a silver dollar to be fired using a torch. It cannot include glass inclusions or gemstones (safe for...

Is there a way to stamp a design on a metal bead or spacer? I'm looking for a certain design, can't find it anywhere so I wondered if there was some way I could do it myself.

Stamping hollow beads or components using a metal punch and hammer will likely crush the item. If the item you are stamping is flat, and you have a...

How durable is the jewelry made from Art Clay®? Can you sell it as handmade jewelry and know it will last?

Art Clay® is made from 99.9% fine silver. The handmade findings, beads, pendants and charms you create are as durable as any other fine silver bead...

I am interested in doing some work with metal clay, setting flat Swarovski crystals on the finished product. Is there a type of glue that will adhere the crystals to silver?

Devcon® Jeweler's 5-minute 2-part epoxy would work well for gluing Swarovski crystal flat backs to fired metal clay. It's an incredibly strong...

We've saved the cardboard tubes from toilet paper and paper towels for a long time--I've done a lot of craft projects with my kids and am looking for a new idea--do you have anything that we can use them for that would incorporate Art Clay® or Kato...

Toilet paper rolls are the perfect size for making napkin rings; paper towel tubes are just about 1/4 inch smaller so would work great for this as...

Hi. My daughter is creating her own prom dress for this coming prom season. She is thinking of some kind of way to incorporate a snake into the dress and I saw the copper clays. Could she do that with this and would it be heavy enough to withstand...

Copper and bronze metal clays are very strong once fired; bronze is the strongest of the two. The shape, size and overall dimension in comparison to...

I'm interested in making a line of tags for dog collars out of the art clay. Is there any reason I shouldn't use this sort of medium (toxicity, etc.)? I'm also curious as to its durability. Thanks in advance for any advice!

Art Clay is a non-toxic material, so there's no toxicity issue for using it around pets. However, fine silver is quite a bit softer than sterling...

After firing PMC clay earrings I decided to try to bend a corner of one of them and it snapped off! Was it not fired long enough? Is there any way to make a new piece and fire it on the existing earring?

Your earrings were not correctly fired or sintered. Each package of clay comes with firing instructions and it's advisable to do a test fire before...

I recently made a ring out of Art Clay silver, and can't get it off the mandrel! I've found a lot of suggestions for preventing Art Clay from sticking in the future, but none that help me fix what's already been done. How do I get my ring free...

Adding water to the ring band will soften the clay and help relieve some of the tension being applied to the mandrel from the ring which occurs when...

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