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Needlepoint Brooch

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Kiln-Fired Silver Metal Clay taught by Cindy Pankopf

Learn to shape, fire and finish silver metal clay into ornate, one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, including earrings, pendants and beads.

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What materials did you use? 2" needlepoint sample in wool, silver paste, toothpick, and CZ for birthstone.

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What are you most proud of? For a second project, it came out really well. Stone setting came out so nicely and I like the fact that the detail of the stitches remained.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use lots of layers and be patient and let dry between layers. Attaching the pin findings was a challenge as I only had sterling silver and it doesn't stand up well to firing. It blackened and the clasp got stuck, but I managed to free it up and polish back the black

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