2Roses
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2-Roses Studio is a life long collaboration between Corliss Rose and John Lemieux Rose. Both are the product of formal artistic training in the U.S and abroad. Curiosity and evolution has been the driving forces of the studio since its inception in 1968. In addition to art jewelry, some of the major mediums the studio produces work for are commercial and industrial design, tool and die making, painting, photography, lithography, sculpture, holography, furniture, fabrics, engineered plastics, leatherwork, ceramics, lapidary and gem cutting.
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Banded Polymer Bangles

Bangles employing a subtle iridescent color-shift technique in polymer clay
Feb 26
2Roses commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post How Etsy Alienated Its Crafters and Lost Its Soul
"Good observation Kate, and as a practical matter we are seeing artisans taking up a variety of alternative strategies both within Etsy and without. The evolution of Etsy and its interrelationship to craft and online sales has far from played out…"
Feb 21
2Roses commented on Brigitte Martin's blog post How Etsy Alienated Its Crafters and Lost Its Soul
"Brigitte, thank you for saying what needs to be said. The crafts industry is stuck in a romantic delusion. There are no economic indicators, none, that support the notion that an independent artisan working alone can produce a revenue stream equal…"
Feb 20
Renee Rouillier and 2Roses are now friends
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Species Mayhem

"Love the concept and execution of this series."
Feb 8
2Roses commented on Charity Hall's event Insectographia: Drawing in Enamel
"Congrats on the show. I know it will be a great one."
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"....or worthwhile."
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2RosesConteti&StreamersRing001

New Year's eve is a magical moment. In the time we have spent on this planet we have engaged in many types of activities to celebrate bringing in a new year. To celebrated New Years 2015 we made this ring, finished precisely at midnight December…
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Necklace in Custom Case

Commission piece finished just in time for Christmas. Necklace: Sterling silver, Keum Boo. Case: Wood, leather, glass, steel. 17in. x 17in.
Dec 19, 2014
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2Roses commented on Bruce Metcalf's blog post Getting Serious about Getting Gray
"Not an aversion to criticism at all, Bruce. I think you made a few good points. I don't think young versus old is one of them. Historically, this is a self-correcting "problem" BTW. The most telling item you bring up is your exchange…"
Dec 13, 2014
2Roses commented on Bruce Metcalf's blog post Getting Serious about Getting Gray
"Yet another shining example of how craft eats its own. As we fumble around in the darkness looking to fault someone, anyone, for our pitiful state it has now become "older" makers turn. Don't worry if you feel left out, eventually the…"
Dec 13, 2014
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Tropical fish polymer clay bangle 01

Polymer clay bangle in tropical fish color scheme.
Dec 9, 2014
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2Roses's Blog

Caught in the time warp of Art Versus Craft

Posted on March 31, 2014 at 1:28am 0 Comments

We participate in a creative exercise related to EtsyMetal, a group of metalsmiths organized around Etsy. The exercise is called "Blog Carnival". Each month a topic is chosen and a variety of members from this international group each provide their individual perspectives on the subject. We thought (mistakenly) that we had scraped the subject of Art Versus Craft off our shoes for good. Thanks to Blog Carnival we have stepped in it again. It appears that it is the topic that will not…

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Publicity OPPORTUNITY

Posted on April 5, 2012 at 11:00am 1 Comment

MJSA would like to interview any artists who have used used self-produced books via websites such as Snapfish or Blurb to promote their work to galleries or curators or as show catalogs. Article deadline is looming. Please email Sharon Elaine Thompson ASAP sharonet@sharonelainethompson.com

OK, Your Kid Probably COULD Make Something Better Than This

Posted on April 3, 2012 at 11:45pm 0 Comments

 

Our Blog Carnival* topic this month is “nobody’s perfect”. We are frequently told this applies to us. Someone once said “art is making the difficult look easy. Maybe, but not the way we usually do it.... read more at 2Roses' blog: Jewelry…

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Bench Mess

Posted on March 25, 2012 at 10:20pm 0 Comments

I've been working intently on a couple of projects for the last few days. As I sit at my bench, late on a Sunday evening,my perspective changes from the very focused 3 x 3 inch window of my optivisors to the full scope of my bench. CARAMBA! What happened!?…

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How traffic pirates skim revenue from your Etsy shop

Posted on March 10, 2012 at 5:15pm 17 Comments

You may have heard all the ruckus about Pinterest of late and wondered, why is this such a big deal? It looks like this is just a successful social networking site that is driving lots of traffic to my Etsy shop.  Well…not exactly.   Read on and I’ll explain how sites like Pinterest really make money.  Note: I am using Pinterest as just one example of a type of website/business model that is growing rapidly.

 

Pinterest makes money by directing traffic to websites who agree to…

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At 11:17am on July 3, 2012, Jennifer Cross Gans said…

Goody!  I'm glad to have you as a friend!

At 7:30am on March 21, 2012, Renata Fojtikova said…

Hi 2 Roses! Thank you for visiting my blog. Glad to be a part of your network. Cheers

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At 1:37pm on January 18, 2012, Renee Zettle-Sterling said…

Hi John,

I just found out today that you are running.  That is wonderful.  I wanted to let you know that I really enjoy you and your wife's work.  When I heard that you might be running, I did some research.  Just beautiful!! Warmly, Renee

At 10:40am on May 31, 2011, Brigitte Martin said…
You already made good use of that new CRAP stamp?
At 9:53am on May 31, 2011, anne havel said…
thank you very much.  i'm excited!
At 11:30am on November 10, 2010, Mary Jarvis said…
Thank your for your comment about my Ocean Pendant. I would love to know what the piece is saying to you! :)
I found myself ooooing and ahhhhing over many of your pieces: you work in a variety of media - as do I. Love the au naturael necklaces
At 12:41pm on September 19, 2010, Two Claws Jewelry said…
HI J&C! Thanks for zie einzugsfeier! Now another realm to feel lost within.....huh?! What that?!? Where am I? How do I get over there? Is this right? Oooooo.....that's nice!!!!
At 8:35pm on September 12, 2010, Jillian Palone said…
Thanks so much! Your work is quite fabulous. Glad we can keep up with eachother.
 
 
 

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