Ceramic jewelry is an ever-growing area of the ceramic world. Although ceramic beads have been around for as long as pots have, the idea of ceramic jewelry has been making a comeback in a much more glamorous and professional form than ever before. This book shows how clay can be combined with other materials such as silver, gold, leather, textiles or stones to create some unique and innovative pieces. The book looks at how to source or create your own fittings and findings, the problems of design and the practicalities of joining the various elements to create a successful piece. Well illustrated both with practical images and beautiful photos of finished work from an international range of artists. Part of the Ceramics Handbook series: conceived as an introduction to various topics and techniques relating to the use of clay. Aimed at the student or the practiced ceramicist experimenting in a new area.