Join AMCAW Today

Join our international community of metal clay artists and help shape the future of metal clay!

You’ll get instant access to our tutorial collections, now with over 60 tutorials! You’ll also gain access to our Virtual Guild events, our members-only challenges with great prizes, be able to submit work for our annual calendar, join our members-only Facebook group, and enjoy member pricing on AMCAW conferences and publications. More benefits are continually being added as AMCAW develops new ways to inspire, engage, and support you.

If you join as an instructor, you’ll also get a listing in our searchable instructor directory, and you’ll be able to list your classes and workshops in our online calendar or anytime class directory. These benefits help connect you and your class offerings with potential students from across town or across the globe.

Members are also invited to join a committee, which gives you the opportunity to work closely with, and get to know, leading metal clay artists from many different countries. Our volunteers give the experience a five-star rating!

Our organization is funded primarily by passionate and dedicated members like you who are committed to seeing AMCAW succeed in service of the metal clay community.

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See the full General Membership benefit list here.

See the full Instructor Membership benefit list here.

Gift Membership

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Our Tutorial Collections are for members only!

Each tutorial has a web page with full illustrated step-by-step instructions and a downloadable pdf.

Mixed Media Showcase

Hydrangea Necklace
Irina Vasilieva

Instructor Showcase

Enameling on Metal Clay
Pam East

Creatures Collection

Dandelion and a Mouse
Iwona Tamborska

20-Gram Collection

King of the Ocean
Sandra Quell

Gordon Uyehara Ammonite

Flash & Fire Collection

Ammonite Pendant
Gordon Uyehara

Boxes and Lockets Collection

Hinges, catches, angles and curves, you’ll find them all in this collection – plus so much more.

Mixed Media Collection

Metal clay partners well with so many creative elements! Let your imagination run wild with these terrific combinations.

Creatures & Critters Collection

All manner of creeping, stalking, flying and crawling things are featured in this collection from our wonderful artists. 

Instructor Showcase Collection

We invited our Instructor Members to create a tutorial that features a project that they feel reflects their own style and showcases them as an instructor.

20-Gram Tutorial Collection

15 Unique tutorials created by amazing artists for AMCAW members. Each tutorial has a web page with full step by step instructions, some including bonus videos! 

Flash and Fire: The Inaugural Tutorial Collection

A collection of 15 downloadable pdfs generously donated by leading artists for the launch of AMCAW in 2018.

General Membership


  • Access to over 60 tutorials in our tutorial collections, with more being added regularly!
  • Two artist challenges a year offering the chance to win fabulous prizes including a two hour Expert Consultation with a top metal clay artist of your choice. Winners are displayed in the Challenge Winners Gallery on the AMCAW website forever, and get a digital certificate to display on their website and social media.
  • Access to our recorded virtual guild meetings featuring top artists on today’s hot topics, with invitations to participate live in all upcoming meetings 
  • Add your jewelry-selling website to the public Artist Showroom to increase your online presence and promote your work 
  • Access to members-only content in our Learning Center 
  • Access to the AMCAW Members Facebook Group where members can connect and find out what’s going on before anyone else 
  • A chance to be included in the annual AMCAW Calendar of Exceptional Metal Clay Work 
  • Member pricing on AMCAW events and publications
  • Member pricing on advertising placed in AMCAW channels
  • Electronic copy of our newsletter
  • Access to searchable events calendar
  • Volunteer opportunities to help shape the future of metal clay
  • More benefits to be added as we grow!

Instructor Membership


  • All of the general membership benefits
  • Opportunity to promote your classes and events in our searchable events calendar
  • A listing in the Instructor Directory (visible to the public) with artist bio, artwork images and links to websites, to help you connect with potential students
  • More benefits to be added as we grow


Guild Membership

  • Guild directory listing
  • Opportunity to promote guild events in our searchable events calendar
  • Access to mentorship and other guild support programs
  • More benefits to be added as we grow