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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
Reply by alice simpson

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
Reply by Angelina Ciulik

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
Reply by 2Roses

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
Reply by Alison B. Antelman

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
Reply by Alison B. Antelman

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

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

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Makers, Metalsmiths, and other Monikers.

What do you call yourself? Where do you belong in the Polarized Convocation of Jewelers?

This blog is a research-based discussion of personal inclusions in the Jewelry/Metals field and the titles and boundaries that define us as artists.

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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Bishopsland Educational Trust  Up Coming Events: Bishopsland at Jacobs Jewellers2nd to 22nd June 2015Jacobs Jewellers, 25 King Street, Reading, RG1 2HE Henley Festival8th to 12th July 2015Henley-on-Thames, Oxon, RG9 1AH Art…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Hothouse from the Crafts Councilhttp://us7.campaign-archive1.com/?u=a47fc1f38d7b79f55813e2e48&id=d1c97c23cd&e=247ffc61e9The Crafts Council runs a national programme of creative business support for craft makers within three years of setting…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"OPEN CALL DESIGNERS IN RESIDENCE KORTRIJK 2015Deadline Deadline: 02 juni 2015Designregio Kortrijk invites recent design graduates from the various creative disciplines to apply for its Designers in Residence Kortrijk programme 2015. During a working…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Hothouse from the Crafts Council The Crafts Council runs a national programme of creative business support for craft makers within three years of setting up their practice.Hothouse has successfully supported 163 makers over the last five years with…"
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#SnagBoston

Image courtesy PlatformaGoing to be in Boston for the SNAG conference this week? Come say hi! Not going to be there? Follow along with the shenanigans on Instagram or Twitter by following @thejewellist (t) or @thejewellist (i).Don't know/care what I'm talking about with…See More
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How Do You SAY?

Schmuck and other European termsschmuck[shmuhk]noun,(English slang) an obnoxious or contemptible person(Yiddish derivative of schmock): penis(German): jewel, adornment“You cannot force linguistic usage: the acceptance of a word depends on many factors.”- Liesbeth den BestenI have always been fascinated with etymology and I thought it is a perfect time to dive into alternate terminology. With Dutch artist, Ruudt Peters delivering the keynote speech on Wednesday at SNAG Boston, I am excited to…See More
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Rabbits, Glass Sheep, Ada Lovelace and Virginia Woolf in Hindi

The main event this week has been completing my watch and chain for the ACJ exhibition "Sleight of Hand". The last element to be completed was the fitting of a glass to the 1838 silver watch-case which was the catalyst for the whole piece and I found an incredible place in Kent where, for a very modest fee, a traditional thick, bevelled mineral-glass was cut to fit, polished and fitted. (Anyone else requiring this service should contact "Crystalfit":…See More
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