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  Oh Iowa, I'll be home soon! Now that I’ve been nestled in the bosom of Iowa for a few days, I’m feeling a little sturdier in my appraisa…

Started by Jillian Moore

5 Jun 5, 2011
Reply by Harriete Estel Berman

Subtext

Much of the conference content was public knowledge before landing in Seattle, but there were a lot of surprises as well this year.  Some I…

Started by Jillian Moore

4 Jun 4, 2011
Reply by 2Roses

Shifts in Work

My friend, Natasha Overholtzer, having her mind vibrated by Iris Eichenberg's installation.   I am so thankful others are covering the exhi…

Started by Jillian Moore

3 Jun 3, 2011
Reply by Jillian Moore

Time Flux

I came to my room yesterday afternoon with the intention of writing about the lectures and the growing anticipation of the gallery walk. …

Started by Jillian Moore

1 May 30, 2011
Reply by Harriete Estel Berman

Skills and Bills

While I made it to half of the exhibitions on the crawl, I still plan to catch the rest of the shows.  There's such a volume of locations t…

Started by Jillian Moore

1 May 30, 2011
Reply by Harriete Estel Berman

What is it all about: A Smaller Conference Experience (2 parts)

A Smaller Conference Experience Part 1: “Meet and Greet”     Are you a conference newcomer? Nervous because you don’t know anyone yet? Are…

Started by Brigitte Martin

4 May 21, 2011
Reply by Brigitte Martin

It's here: Catalog for AJF's geography exhibition at the SNAG conference

Geography An exhibition of international contemporary jewelry Geography is an exhibition of international contemporary jewelry that…

Started by Brigitte Martin

0 May 17, 2011

Free Wireless Access for Conference Attendees !

  Free Room Wireless for Guests at the Westin! SNAG's awesome conference management company, Meetings A La Carte (MALC), has secured fr…

Started by Brigitte Martin

2 May 6, 2011
Reply by Michelle Pajak-Reynolds

Greetings Fellow Crafthausers

The application of a theme is sometimes well intentioned, if misguided.  More often than not they feel pinned on, stretched, or squeezed o…

Started by Jillian Moore

2 Apr 29, 2011
Reply by Michelle Pajak-Reynolds

SNAG announces 60 Trunk Show Sale Artists

  The Trunk Show Sale will be located in a terrific room off the Westin Hotel lobby. It's open to the public (and of course all confere…

Started by Brigitte Martin

1 Apr 4, 2011
Reply by Harriete Estel Berman

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2014 Crafthaus Project Grant Recipient

Crafthaus is pleased to announce that Leisa Rich's project "Invisible:VisAble" garnered 968 votes of 2,575 total votes cast (37.59%) and is the 2014 Crafthaus Project Grant Winner.

Starting in November, we all look forward to following Leisa's crafthaus blog about her project.

Thank you to everyone who voted. Much success for all projects!

View all voting results.

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Instill - Material Matters 2014

  INSTILL-material matters “The year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.”  Hal Borland The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University presents the thesis work by students of the MA in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products course. The show celebrates the achievements of a group of exceptionally diverse individuals, with each piece on display offering an unexpected adventure through material that…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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Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One

Thank you for viewing this on-line exhibitionThis exhibition is a showcase for narrative work, with over 234 images it was decided that the exhibition would be in two parts with chapter two being on-line in January 2015I would like to personally thank all the makers who took the time to submit work for this on-line exhibition. Image left: Dauvit AlexanderTitle - "Blood Will Have Blood: A Macbeth Brooch" Image Credit: Photography by Andrew Neilson, Neilson Photography. See More
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Ayasha Wood - Embroidery

Ayasha Wood is a UK based surface designer, specializing in embellishment for fashion.With an eye for color and composition, she utilizes a mixture of…See More
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On the Boardwalk

"thanks stacy- that;s so nice of you to say!"
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On the Boardwalk

"This piece is so beautiful. I look at it often."
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"This group of artists are so inspiring! I was "swayed" by the beauty and personal messages of all the work"
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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

DETAILS on exhibition premise, call for artists, submission guidelines.....

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