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  • Paperback book about techniques for use of metal clay

New Directions in Metal Clay: Intermediate Techniques: Stone Setting, Enameling, Surface Design & More (A Lark Jewelry Book) [Paperback]

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Product Description

Metal clay is the most exciting new material in jewelry design today: the procedures for molding and shaping are simple, the tools few, and the results stunning. CeCe Wire, a leader in the field, details all the newest innovations and clays, as well as the basics for beginners. She includes every form and formula, plus an extensive array of cutting-edge techniques that range from stone-setting to surface embellishment. Numerous color photos showcase diverse possibilities, including enameling methods such as champlevé, inlaying with epoxy resin, and silk screening. Twenty-five projects—some easy, some more advanced—include gorgeous beads, a bold contemporary brooch, and stacked rings made from silver and 22-karat gold.

About the Author

CeCe Wire has earned both a BFA in Craft Design and an MFA in Metalsmithing. She is currently the Director of the Precious Metal Clay Guild and one of seven Senior Level Instructors qualified to teach certification classes in the field. Her first book, Creative Metal Clay Jewelry (Lark Books) was published in 2003.