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What is Bronze Metal Clay Jewellery?

Posted by N Jackson on

What is Bronze Metal Clay Jewellery?

The popularity of metal clay as a craft material has grown over the years, and there are now many brands available to buy. But if you have not seen or heard of it before you may be asking 'What is Metal Clay', 'How can you have a clay that is metal?' Well it's a lot simpler than it sounds... Metal clay is a mix of a fine metal particles (usually silver, bronze or copper) combined with a binder which when mixed with water takes on a clay like consistency. In this form it can be shaped and textured, just like...

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5 Valentine's Day Traditions from Around the World

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5 Valentine's Day Traditions from Around the World

Valentine's Day as a celebration day first developed in England in the 18th Century, although the association of that day with love goes back earlier than this, but is now  celebrated all around the world, and each country has it's own traditions.

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Brightening up dark Winter days

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Brightening up dark Winter days

I live in a part of the world which has distinct seasons, which, in this part of the world means that as the year draws to a close the weather gets more dull and grey (and wet!). Here in the UK the weather is always a popular topic. As Christmas approaches the sky is the familiar grey for this time of year, and outside it's drizzling (a term we like to use for not quite raining hard, but light drops). Scientists say that the reduction of sunlight in the winter months and darker days can actually lead to more depressed...

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5 Fabulous Reasons to Wear Fabric Jewellery

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5 Fabulous Reasons to Wear Fabric Jewellery

When you think of jewellery you probably think of items made of metals, precious and non-precious stones. What might not spring to mind is fabric. Perhaps you have never seen fabric jewellery or maybe you think it might be flimsy. But not necessarily! Here are my top reasons why you should consider fabric jewellery.

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Bronze - the perfect alternative to gold

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Bronze - the perfect alternative to gold

Bronze has been used as a material for making jewellery and other items for centuries. With it's durable qualities and beautiful colour, once polished bronze makes a fantastic alternative to expensive gold, and can look just as stunning.

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