About Fire in Place
My wife, Holly, a jeweler in the business for over 45 years and Metal Clay Master Artist has been testing these New Heat-Resistant Opals extensively to study and learn how they could be fired in place in Fine Silver Metal Clay AND Enriched 950 Sterling and 960 Sterling Metal Clay at 1650ºF for 2 hours!!!! The results are so exciting!
This video sums up the fabulous results of firing Cultured Opals in place. Unlike nature opals, It CAN be done, and we're going to tell you how by updating this page often with new facts and findings as they come in. Meanwhile, click on the links below to get all the details of the process.