The Joy of Metal Clay – The rising cost of SILVER…clay

It was bound to happen… Silver metal clay has gone up in price. This past week I received an announcement from Art Clay World which stated: “As you may know, since May, 2009 the price of silver has gone up from around $13 an ounce to today’s price of over $41 an ounce. During that time, the price of Art Clay Silver™ has remained stable, despite the tripling of the silver market. In addition, costs in all aspects of silver metal clay production have increased dramatically. The manufacturer has also had to factor in the decrease in the amount of …