Firing you silver metal clay – Torch, Kiln, Temperature, Time?

There are many opinions about how to properly fire your metal clay. Today I am going to give you my OPINION about firing your silver metal clay and some tips that may help you out. First, silver metal clay is made up of a binder, water, and fine silver particles that when fired the metal sinters and binder will burn off. The process of sintering is “to cause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting”. So in this case we are heating our fine silver to below its melting point to bond together to …