Hadar Jacobson is a jewelry artist and instructor specializing in metal clay. She teaches classes at her studio and workshops around the world. Hadar has published four books about metal clay: The Handbook of Metal Clay: Textures and Forms (now in its second edition), Silver and Bronze Clay: Movement and Mechanisms, Mixed Metal Jewelry from Metal Clay, and Patterns of Color in Metal Clay: Canes, Gradients, Mokume-Gane. Her fifth book, Metal Clay Practice, is scheduled to appear in the fall of 2012. She often publishes articles in professional magazines. Hadar's Blog is an ongoing tutorial about metal clay.