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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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2Roses liked Tiff Massey's photo
Sunday
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…"
Saturday
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…"
Saturday
2Roses posted a photo

Tropical fish polymer clay bangle 01

Polymer clay bangle in tropical fish color scheme.
Dec 9
2Roses liked Brigitte Martin's blog post Morgan Brig - Complexity of Emotion
Nov 7
2Roses liked Lorena Angulo's photo
Oct 7
2Roses liked Brigitte Martin's blog post Just Because You Can Doesn't Mean You Should
Sep 18
2Roses posted a photo

Yellow Background

We made this yellow background because we're so-o-o-o-o bored with white and graduated backgrounds. Aren't you?Yellow background with polymer clay brooch.
Sep 11
2Roses commented on Parker Brown's status
"Congrats Parker!! Sounds like a perfect fit."
Aug 27
2Roses commented on Brigitte Martin's group Co:Operation GARNISH
"Can't wait to see what kind an artist's statement he comes up with. "
Aug 26
2Roses commented on Brigitte Martin's group Co:Operation GARNISH
"We're teamed up with a lawyer. The only exhibition he has done is in a courtroom."
Aug 26
2Roses commented on Brigitte Martin's group Co:Operation GARNISH
"Brigitte, Rachel, we assume that the team can be more that two artists. We are working with a potential group of 3-5."
Aug 15
2Roses commented on 2Roses's photo
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"Thank you Lorena. "
Aug 13
2Roses commented on Brigitte Martin's group Co:Operation GARNISH
"We collaborate with other artists (and non-artists) all the time. The results can be amazing, and take you to places you never thought of. They can also be disappointing at times. But these things also happen when you are working alone. For us the…"
Aug 13
2Roses joined Brigitte Martin's group
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Co:Operation GARNISH

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! Arriving at this message is the goal of this exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
Aug 13
2Roses liked Brigitte Martin's blog post Claire Moynihan - Hand Embroidered British Pests
Aug 12
2Roses liked Charity Hall's photo
Aug 12
2Roses posted a photo

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Over the last 20 years the State of California has consistently cut funding each year for arts education in its public schools. Several years ago, arts were eliminated all together. The reaction to this from the artistic community was to raise funds…
Jul 26
2Roses commented on Kimberly Nogueira's blog post Narrative Jewelry Show opens at Brumfield's Gallery tonight
"Congratulations Kim."
Jul 13
2Roses liked Kimberly Nogueira's blog post Narrative Jewelry Show opens at Brumfield's Gallery tonight
Jul 13

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 3:51pm on November 10, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…
At 9:37pm on July 26, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through September 15, 2015.

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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 9:21am on June 20, 2012, Thomas Skaggs said…

Thank you for the kind words about my work.  I looked at your web site and admired your work as well.  Crafthaus sure is loaded with talented folks!

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

Renata

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!!!!
 
 
 

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Melissa Cameron added a discussion to the group Co:Operation GARNISH
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Sean + Melissa, the continuing tale!

As I sizzled in the last post; the Co:operation Garnish experiment between Melissa + Sean Macmillan has already netted 2 neckpieces, in stainless steel and vitreous enamel with titanium hinge pins. These are the test pieces - a sort of proof of concept. The actual part that will allow Sean to work his magic was sent to the laser cutter earlier today.…See More
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Violaine Ulmer joined Rebecca Skeels's group
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The Association for Contemporary Jewellery

The Association for Contemporary Jewellery is devoted to the promotion, representation, understanding and development of contemporary jewellery in the United Kingdom and abroad. See More
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Fantastic craft retail opportunity. I have a gallery studio in Manchester Craft & Design Centre. In the new year I'm looking for another maker to share with. Its a fully equipped jewellery studio with all the tools & equipment required…"
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Harriete Estel Berman posted a status
"This lecture offers insight that we can all apply in developing our own work. http://tinyurl.com/pwbob2t"
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Harriete Estel Berman posted a status
"Recycle, Repurpose and the Meaning of Materials a lecture originally given at The Magnus Collection http://tinyurl.com/pwbob2t"
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Fluxplay Jewellery joined Brigitte Martin's group
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Co:Operation GARNISH

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! Arriving at this message is the goal of this exhibition cooperatively arranged by Rachel Timmins and Brigitte Martin.Please join this group to stay informed !! This is the official exhibition blog.See More
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Brigitte Martin liked Sabiha Mujtaba's photo
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