Free Tutorials

Event Horizon Bracelet

Electroformed Lampwork Bracelet. Unexpected inspiration leads to a combination of lampwork and electroforming.

First published in Lapidary Journal (May 2007).

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Ode on a Grecian Urn

Vessel Bead with Hollow Electroformed Handles.

First published in Lapidary Journal (October 2004) and is reprinted here with the editor's kind permission.

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Create a Beach Glass Vessel Bead with PMC3

Firing PMC3 (R) onto glass.

First published in Lapidary Journal (January 2006)

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Sea Cucumber

Metal Clay with Resin Inlay.

First published in Lapidary Journal (March 2006). This fun project is reprinted here with the editor's kind permission.

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Scavo Technique for Lampworkers

A traditional Italian technique lets lampworkers add an ancient look to their newest beads.

First published in Lapidary Journal (February 2005) and is reproduced here with the kind permission of the editor.

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Cabbing Demonstration

Stone-cutting/wax dopping/cabbing/final polish and set in MC!

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Pen Plating on Fine Silver

This addresses one of the most frequently asked questions when people come to classes here...how to goldplate your fine silver. It's easy, and I've even made a PDF file for supplies. It's short and to the point. After all, time is money. If you want to stand out from the crowd, add a little bling to your work. After all who doesn't like painting with gold?? We hope you enjoy it!

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Torch Fire Smores

Studio silliness during a blizzard.

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“Artist Project Series” Columns Pendant

Cool Tools and Creative Fire are pleased to present another project in our ongoing “Artist Project Series”. This time master artist Ann Davis took up our challenge to design a unique tutorial using FS999.

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Magic Water

How to make magic water for use in working with PMC.

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Marbling with Magic Water

How to use magic water to create marbling effect with PMC.

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