Metal Clay contains binders and metal particles.  Some clays come moist, pre-packaged, while others come in powder to be mixed with water.  Base metal clays are fired in a kiln, in charcoal.  Fine silver clay can be fired with a butane torch, but there are exceptions.  Check the web for classes.

Metal Clay Gallery:

Abstract Cosmic Enamel Pendant 2018
Abstract Cosmic Enamel Pendant 2018

Abstract Enamel Pendant on Copper Clay

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GrnBluEnamelEarLong0418
GrnBluEnamelEarLong0418

Copper clay earrings with green and blue enamel

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Fine Silver pendant
Fine Silver pendant

Fine Silver pendant, sterling silver chain and findings.

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Abstract Cosmic Enamel Pendant 2018
Abstract Cosmic Enamel Pendant 2018

Abstract Enamel Pendant on Copper Clay

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Painted Hearts.jpg
Painted Hearts.jpg

Alcohol Inks on Polymer Clay.

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Large Hollow Bead Polymer
Large Hollow Bead Polymer

Hollow polymer bead, painted.

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Organic Polymer Necklace.jpg
Organic Polymer Necklace.jpg

Mokume Gane technique using various colors of polymer clay. The necklace is strung with thin leather cord.

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Painted Hearts.jpg
Painted Hearts.jpg

Alcohol Inks on Polymer Clay.

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 Polymer clay is not a true clay.  It has a plastic base similar to PVC.  Within the past few years, polymer clay has taken on a life of it's own, even though it was discovered in Germany during WWII.  The Racine Art Museum (RAM) has hosted a polymer exhibit and The Pratt Institute will be offering classes this fall, taught by Donna Greenberg. The world is full of incredible polymer clay artists.  It is an inexpensive craft that can be formed into masterpieces. Check out Pintrest and Google.
 
Dragonfly
Dragonfly

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Owl and Mouse Square
Owl and Mouse Square

Bronze

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Dragonfly
Dragonfly

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