Art Jewelry March 2009

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March 2009
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Put Your Embellishments to Work 
Learn a clever way to entwine your pin stem and catch into your design. 
By Sharilyn Miller 

A New Application for Dichro 
Use your kiln to fuse color-shift paper onto enamel. 
By Vickie Wilner 

A Conversation with Marjorie Schick 
Ground-breaking jewelry artist Marjorie Schick talks about being a student, being a teacher, and discovering her own distinct path. 

Add the Element of Surprise to Your Classroom 
How can you help your students think outside the box? Mix things up and make them "shift." 
By Robert Dancik 

Burned out on the Hollow form? 
Turn negative spaces inside out by making canes with metal clay and three different combustible clays. Click here for another project by Holly Gage that you can make using these techniques. 
By Holly Gage 

The Care & Feeding of Your Kiln 
What to expect now that you've brought your kiln home. Click here to use our online calculator to estimate how much your kiln costs to run. To learn how to program a digital kiln, click here to watch a video courtesy of Cool Tools. 
By Pam East 

How to Make High School Metals Programs Work 
The organizers of three successful high school jewelry-making programs give practical advice on tackling the challenges. 
By Kristin Sutter 

It's our annual education issue! 

March 2009 Materials, Tools & Supplies List plus Contacts & Suppliers 
Want to know what materials, tools & supplies you'll need to complete the projects in the March 2009 issue and where you can get them? Click here to download the free PDF. 

Metal Clay "Caned" Lentil Bead 
Make a hollow lentil bead with intriguing negative spaces. 
By Holly Gage
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