There is one material I’ve been desperate to try, and that is silver clay. I spent a lot of time last year googling and ogling over projects and trying to figure out how it works, what you need to burn it properly. With the prices on PMC (precious metal clay) it’s not something one experiment with without a little research.
So Jed went and got me a basic class in silver clay jewellery for my birthday (!), and I finally got to try it out a few weeks ago. It was nothing less than totally awesome; I want to do it AGAIN. Can’t believe I thought it’d be complicated, it was easy and fun and the result felt very rewarding. At the risk of completely ruining myself I think I added another hobby to my list. Well, what can you do? It’s shiny.
With the 9 grams of clay that was included in the course I made two pendants, same shape and applications on both:
And as a reference to size, this is me wearing the larger one of the two:
If you ever thought of trying making something with silver clay, I can really recommend it. The uses of that material seem endless, as the ideas you get when you start working with it. Google silver clay. Do it.