Hobbyist vs Artist

What is the different between a hobbyist and an artist? It’s important to know what you are, in order to know how to get where you want to go. If you’re planning to make a living with your craft, you need to hear yourself talk about what you do. If you consistently degrade your work…

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Opening an Etsy Shop

Considering opening an Etsy shop? Already have one open, but stalled out and not seeing the results you expected? Have no idea what I’m talking about?… Listen to today’s podcast! And then leave some feedback in the comment section below! What do you think about Etsy? Do you have a shop running currently? How’s it…

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How to Create a Rainbow Patina

Learn how to create a gorgeous rainbow patina on your metal clay piece! Check out this quick vid I shot today! Creating a rainbow patina is easy to do, and fun to experiment with! Give it a try and see how many color combos you can come up with on your PMC pieces! In this…

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How to Get Solder Paste into Tight Spots – Quick Tip

Just getting started learning how to solder? That’s so wonderful! Congrats on taking the next big step in your jewelry creating life! In today’s vid, I show off a real simple little trick I use when I need to get my solder paste into a little tight spot. The solder paste that you see in…

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How to Stamp Fired PMC with Jett Sett

You can use metal stamps to create designs and lettering on fired pmc pieces. BUT if you find yourself with a fired piece that you don’t want to mess up the front design of the piece, but still want to stamp something on the back of the piece, you will find this tool very helpful!…

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Create a Ring from Sterling Silver Scrap

Have some scrap pieces of sterling silver sheet laying around, and you’re not quite sure what to do with it? You could melt it down into decorative silver balls and blobs, you could send it in to a metal seller in exchange for cash or store credit, OR you could do what I just did!…

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Make Dangle Bar Earrings with Brass & Sterling Silver Wire – Tutorial

All you need for today’s tutorial is a couple inches of brass square wire and 4-6 inches of round sterling silver wire and you’re on your way to a fantastic set of earrings that can be multi-functional! Check out more… In today’s vid I mention a few tools… if you don’t have them yet, here…

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