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SNAG WANTS YOU

The SNAG Nominations and Elections Committee is seeking qualified candidates for the 2012 election. We are seeking your help in identifying…

Started by Mary Hallam Pearse in Tips, Tricks & How Tos

1 Jun 20, 2013
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Non-Toxic Flux - does it exist?

Hello fellow Professional Crafters,   I come to you with a plea for assistance. I've heard that there's a type of silver flux available (ca…

Started by Carolyn Rogers in Tips, Tricks & How Tos

24 Aug 1, 2012
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Rudt Peters Rude Peters

Flash! The news from SOFA this year confirms that genitals are the new gems for 2011. Scrotums and cocks abound as Fashionistas have ample…

Started by 2Roses in Craft

18 Mar 5, 2012
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Does your lecture/slide show presentation have value? monetary?

Recently, while signing up to do some workshops in various parts of the country, it was assumed I'd do a lecture/slide show, this was alway…

Started by Alison B. Antelman in Tips, Tricks & How Tos

6 Dec 14, 2011
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Black Rhodium Plating

I use liver of sulphur to turn my silver jewelry black (gunmetal gray really) while not affecting the gold settings. Many people have come…

Started by Alison B. Antelman in Tips, Tricks & How Tos

2 Nov 30, 2011
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Jewelry/Metals Bachelor degree programs

Does anyone know if metalcyberspace is the only online listing of jewelry/metals bachelor degree programs?  Any other suggestions for how t…

Started by Corey Ackelmire in Teaching and Learning

3 Nov 15, 2011
Reply by Michelle Pajak-Reynolds

Refined Call for Entry

Application deadline: November 21, 2010Entry Fee: $35.00REFINED is a biennial exhibition of jewelry and metalwork hosted by the School of…

Started by Lauren McAdams Selden in Other

0 Oct 17, 2011

SNAG SEEKS NOMINATIONS

DO YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW POSSES MANY TALENTS? The SNAG Nominations and Elections Committee is seeking qualified candidates for the 2011 e…

Started by Mary Hallam Pearse in Tips, Tricks & How Tos

0 Oct 3, 2011

Finally, some photos...

Just back from the Polymer Paradise Cruise (#5) and finally able to upload some photos to my crafthaus site. Thanks for the warm welcome fr…

Started by Lisa Pavelka in Other

0 Sep 20, 2011

What contracts or legal advice do we need for loaning Jewelry to a Celebrity?

A musician contacted me asking if she could wear one of my pieces on the red carpet and have a photo shoot as well.  As much as I would lov…

Started by Cheryl Eve in Other

10 Sep 14, 2011
Reply by Michelle Pajak-Reynolds

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Rule the World!

Crafthaus Online Exhibition

RULE THE WORLD

Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Grandpa Wooley, "LOOK", Brooch
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin. Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch.

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My love affair with fine metals started several years ago when I was able to take a Young Artists Workshop at Moore College of Art and Design.  After my first jewelry class and I was pretty much hooked.  I continued chasing the dream and received my BFA in Studio Art, concentrating in Metals from Rowan University, while studying under Jill Baker Gower. I am grateful that I was able to find my focus, enameling, and really develop a body of work within the few years following my gradation.…See More
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Behind the Brooch part 2

I am happy to share with all of you more images of wonderful brooches from artists around the word. I had so many submissions on my first call that I had to create a second part exhibition. This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With…See More
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"I'm not sure I can actually say I'm a jeweller, since most people mean a metalsmith when they say that.  I'm still strictly a beader, it's just that I use metal tubes as my beads and I "string" them into geometric…"
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Jewels in Ferment 2014 - Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition and Awards

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