Precious Metal Clay was introduced in 1996 to a mixed review in the jewelry community. Was this a radical innovation or a passing trend? Ten years later, this groundbreaking book confirms that metal clay offers significant benefits to jewelers and the jewelry industry. The first decade of PMC witnessed tremendous growth, not only in the development of additional forms of the material, but in the innovative ways that artists used metal clay to create unique and exciting works. This high quality presentation showcases the best work being done around the world in the first decade of metal clay.