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2017 Metal Clay Mojo

Every other year, metal clay artists gather in a guest house retreat in Connecticut. One of our featured artists, Lis-el Crowley, who is a joy to be around, manages the Mojo gatherings.┬áMetal Clay Mojo celebrates the very same principles we share at our makerspace. We tap into the magical synergy released when a community of artisan’s come together to share their passion. We celebrate an inclusive experience of creativity, education, and collaboration. This year, friend

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I love metal clay

I began dabbling in metalsmithing at the De Cordova museum where I worked with sterling silver sheet, tubs and wire construction. I came to the realization that this trade requires a lot of tools and a studio space separate from living quarters. An easier rout for me was to design jewelry using Swarovski Crystals and sterling silver findings that I could purchase on the web. I found myself wanting to reshape these clasp and connector