Marta Edocs is a international glass artist, also an Art Clay certified instructor and representative of Art Clay World Hungary. She makes art work with glass and Art Clay Silver, received international awards and her jewelry has been exhibited world wide. A year ago, she was invited by one of the well known art museum…Read more
Leaves & Love Jewelry Exhibition in Helsinki
Reporting from Finland. From 8th to 27th September 2020, Astari G. Swatantri and Meira Rauta showed their botanical-themed jewelry in the jewelry exhibition ‘Leaves & Love – Treasures of the Winter Garden’. The unique venue was Helsinki Winter Garden, a glass house built in 1893 with a wonderful botanical collection which was also the source…Read more
Art Clay Workshop in Switzerland by Anna Mazon
4 project work for 7 days. Report from Switzerland.Art Clay World Switzerland, Creative Glass✨ welcomed Anna Mazon from Poland for Art Clay advanced workshop in last Feb. She has taught 4 kinds of project work for 7 days and many Art Clay instructors from Switzerland joined. Everyone made it on time and was able to bring the…Read more
Meropi Toumbas’ 5 tips for perfect ring sizing
As a metal clay artist for more than a decade, I made hundreds of rings, my favourite jewelry. My biggest challenge all this time was to achieve the right ring size, given that metal clay shrinks during firing. Through trial and error and lot of sweat I have created my own way how to make a…Read more
Visiting Japanese teacher workshop, Netherlands.
Report by Henriette Van Battum The weekend of the 7th and 8th of November was entirely characterized by Japan and Art Clay Silver. We welcomed the Japanese guest instructor Kae Isono in the Netherlands, accompanied by Daisuku Minagawa from Aida Chemicals Japan. Ms. Kae Isono is a graduate of the Metal working course of Crafts…Read more
Award ceremony and exhibition of the 2015 Silver Accessory Contest
The exhibition and award ceremony for the 2015 Art Clay Silver Accessory Contest was held last week in Tokyo, with several of the major prizes, including this year's Grand Prix prize, going once again to European artists. Joy Funnell, this year's winner from the United Kingdom, was on hand to receive her prize from Aida…Read more
Joy Funnell: Precious
I was absolutely delighted that my necklace 'Precious' won the Grand Prix Award in the Silver Accessories Contest 2015 in Japan!!! I feel very honoured and proud, and it is certainly a great confidence boost! The full title of my award is Award of Minister's encouragement at the Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science…Read more
Silver Accessory Contest Grand Prix prize winner by Joy Funnell
2015 Silver Accessory Contest Grand Prix prize winner by Joy Funnell
I am totally delighted and excited to be awarded this prize. It is a very great honour and I would like to thank the judges and everyone involved with this wonderful competition. Art Clay has truly changed my life since I first encountered it ten years ago. I feel I am on a creative journey and this is definitely the highlight of my journey so far.
- Joy Funnell
Results of Silver Accessory Contest 2015 are now online!
Dear readers, The Art Clay official website has just published the results of the Silver Accessory Contest 2015 with the award winner’s names and photos. I am happy to report another strong showing from our Art Clay World Europe artists! The Grand Prix Award (Award of Minister's encouragement at the Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science…Read more
I see you ;-) “Startled”, by Anna Mazon.
Taken from Anna's blog here Recently I've been trying to downsize my stash of cabochones, at least a little bit. I solemnly pledged not to buy any new stones, but use what I already have (a TO N :-D ). Since then I go over all my stones daily, and each time I find something…Read more