This 22 karat material is an alloy of 91.7% gold and 8.3% silver, refined into microscopic particles that fuse at relatively low temperatures. This unique combination provides rich yellow color and unusual strength. PMC Gold can be used alone, or as a decorative element on silver items. Consider these possibilities: Co-fire silver and gold PMC side by side Layer silver and gold to make precious metal woodgrain patterns Solder or fuse Gold elements to fabricated and cast items As with silver clay, you can rehydrate with clean water, and make your own slip from sanding dust. Because Gold clay has the working properties of art clay silver, we suggest that newcomers test ideas in that material.