Combining the allure of metal clay jewelry with the three-dimensional dynamism of origami, the pieces in this guide from noted artist Sara Jayne Cole are riveting. Cole offers up the know-how to fold metal clay paper sheets using surprisingly easy techniques, and a gallery of inspirational work is sure to have crafters of all skill levels eager to start on the 25 contemporary projects.
Sara Jayne Cole is the leading expert on folding metal clay sheet and is well respected in the metal clay and origami communities. She has written articles for Studio PMC, Lapidary Journal, Art Jewelry, and Belle Armoire Jewelry. She lives in Waterloo, Iowa.
"Striking, contemporary jewelry designs made from paper-type silver metal clay. Most of Cole's projects use traditional folds to create entirely new designs. The 25 projects in the book offer a nice variety of pieces. Metal Clay Origami Jewelry should inspire more designers to work with paper-type silver clay.' -- Metal Clay Artist Magazine
"Don't let the cover of this book fool you: metal clay origami may be one of the easiest techniques you'll do with metal clay. I got little shivers up my spine when I started to leaf through the book and saw all the stunning pieces you can make with the metal clay origami process. Sara Jayne Cole does an excellent job guiding you. Go pick up a copy of this book!" -- Bead Unique magazine