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silver glass joined in kiln

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Created in this Craftsy class

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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Category Jewelry
Type Accessory
Style Casual, Classic, Whimsical, Funky, Mod, Traditional, Cute
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Who is this project for? Other

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What materials did you use? coe 90 glass, art clay silver, pressdesign, pantina,everheat kiln, slants, cutter, water, sander, brass brush, tweezers, time

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What are you most proud of? That it actually worked.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Never throw away things you make and are unfinished- always take your time- keep an open mind about the things you make as even though you may not like them others may- Remember to be thankful for the ability to make things and share them with those around you- hug your kids or parents and enjoy being alive finding new ways and new things to create. :)

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This is wonderful. I really look forward to seeing you take off now that you are kiln firing and combining with glass. Fabuloso!

10/05/2012 Flag

Thank you so much Jenny, I have been working on a few things though one of them keeps falling apart on me..I have not given up on it. lol

10/05/2012 Flag

where did you buy your glass? So far I have only been able to find ground glass for enameling online. And honestly, combining the glass and silver kind of scares me!! LOL! But you did a great job and I am so glad it turned out for you!

03/10/2013 Flag

I buy my glass at many different places. Hobby Lobby has the fuseworks though it is not cost effective if you are selling as it is way high unless you use a coupon-and as for this one, I am not sure if it is still together as I may of broken it playing around with it somemore..

03/15/2013 Flag

I like to use Fuseworks but the only place I can find it is at hobby lobby- and its costly if you are planning to resell- I use a kiln for most of my glass/silver works- I do not use a torch because of the differences in the clay/glass-

03/15/2013 Flag

One of the things a lot of people do not look at as much is the coe of the glass- over seas they use a lot of 96 coe while in the states they use 90 coe- no matter which one you use it is not recommended to mix them-

03/15/2013 Flag