Precious metals, especially gold and silver, are probably the most commonly in jewellery making. But there are many other materials widely used, such as copper, bronze and even aluminum. Then there are modern materials such as Precious Metal Clay (PMC) and the Copper and Bronze clays. The list keeps growing in our modern times.
As a jewellery maker it is essential you have a good understanding of the materials you choose to use. Precious metals and similar costly materials require careful consideration in their use. To help you, this section of our resource library will provide detailed information on these materials, their composition, history and uses.
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