Creating a Mask Pendant with PMC Silver and Colored Enamels

Design, Fabrication, and Text by Mary Ann and Ken Devos


Photography by Ken Devos


A PMC3 metal clay mask pendant enhanced with enamel paints. The clay is rolled out to a slab that is approximately 2 mm thick and pressed with lace to create a surface pattern. The mask and clay bail are then formed and facial details are added using a PMC3 syringe. The fired piece is finally polished painted with enamels before the final firing. Tips for successfully working with enamels are included.


This article was originally published on page 56 in the Fall 2011 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly.


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