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Silver Leaves tutorial

from Abby Hook
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Silver Leaves tutorial
Silver Leaves tutorial
Silver Leaves tutorial
Silver Leaves tutorial
Silver Leaves tutorial

Pattern Description:

This tutorial teaches you how to make beautiful, very realistic Fine Silver leaves, using Art Clay Paste. It shows you in detail how to create your silver leaf, it also shows you two options for mounting the leaf, so that you can use it as a pendant, earring or charm. The lesson also explains in detail how to fire the leaf and also how to finish it, using sanding pads and a burnisher.

Level: Easy
Page count: 9
Steps: 18


  • 1 Art Clay Silver Paste 650 slow dry
  • 1 Screw eye (optional)
  • 1 real leaf
  • Liver of Sulphur (optional)

You Will Also Need:

  • Paint brush (small)
  • Torch
  • Welders mat and wooden board OR Charcoal block
  • Sheet of Glass (or similar to work on)
  • Grease proof paper
  • Sanding pads suitable for silver work
  • Wire brush
  • Small fine file
  • Silicon tip for Drimmel (optional)
  • Small Drill bit (optional - not required if using screw eye)
  • Nylon brush
  • Burnisher
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Inspired as a child to make jewellery when I was bought a bead weaving loom one Christmas, my style has changed dramatically over the years, from simple strung necklaces into what you ...

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