Resin and metal clay….there is so much you can do!!!!

It has been a while since I have pulled out my resin and used it with my metal clay, but it is quite a fun way to add colour, pictures or treasures to your metal clay. I know Jen has been working with papers, resin and metal clay – lovely stuff. Let’s look at other uses for resin with metal clay and at the end I will add one tip I discovered along the way. When I first started using resin several years ago, BeadFX didn’t carry any and I was having a hard locating it locally, until I walked …

Testing new gemstones and others

If I am trying out a new material to add to metal clay, I will test fire it alone before I add it to my clay to see if it can withstand my normal firing temperature. BeadFX just got in new gemstones and I have a sampling of six of them which I am test firing. The new stone that I am testing are: Garnet CZ (3mm round) Lab created Black Saphire (7mm round) Aqua CZ (3mm round) -this might be my favorite imagine it in silver Lab created blue Spinel (10mm heart) Lavender CZ (3mm) Lab created ruby (3mm) …