Metal Keys Designs
Metal Keys Designs is owned by metal clay artist Tracy Lai. Tracy specializes in creating jewellery using precious metal clay, such as fine and sterling silver. Her pieces often incorporate enamels, stones, resin, Keum Boo (gold), and mixed metals. Tracy comes from an arts background and her works are influenced by her interests in music, Asian art, and styles of the past such as Art Deco and Art Nouveau.
Tracy is a Senior Certified Art Clay Instructor. She teaches in Simcoe County, Ontario and in the Greater Toronto Area. Tracy is a proud member of the Innisfil Arts, Culture and Heritage Council (IACHC), the South Simcoe Arts Council, and the Alliance for Metal Clay Arts Worldwide (AMCAW). She has been an artist in the annual Innisfil Studio Tour since 2017. She continues to keep up to date of the development of metal clay by regularly attending classes and workshops, including Instructor Intensives at Art Clay World, where she has learned techniques from top metal clay artists of North America.