Tammy Honaman has been making jewelry for over 20 years, working in a variety of media, including metal clay, wire, sheet metal, polymer clay, glass and beads. She is a certified Senior Art Clay and PMC Instructor, and teaches a wide range of jewelry-making techniques at national and international trade shows as well as on national television programs.
Tammy currently works with Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, creating and authoring educational content for print, video and the Fire Mountain Gems and Beads website. You can view Tammy's jewelry-making video segments on the Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® web site, as well as, in “Secrets to Metal Clay Success”, a new DVD published by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads, due out in July.
Tammy co-authored Polymer Clay Master Class alongside Judy Belcher. She also creates and writes jewelry-making projects for books and magazines, both national and international.
Tammy is the founding editor of Step by Step Beads and Step by Step Wire as well as helped launch the successful Bead Fest shows. She currently resides in Pennsylvania with her husband and their two boys who allow her free reign on work surfaces, storage areas and any space that could be filled with tools, a kiln, photography equipment or the next great craft supply.