The 2015 MASSC Jewelry Challenge registration is open and closes Feb 20th. It's a contest that we did last year and the outcome was terrific. We're doing it again this year and it's open to anybody all over the map as long as they are a member of the Metal Arts Society of Southern California. (cost $30)You…See More
The Metal Arts Society of Southern California invited its membership to enter into a jewelry challenge as an avenue to participate and push themselves. Each of the participants received identical kits with materials which in the end would be bent, hammered, stretched, soldered, riveted and morphed into the finished pieces. They were given a timeline of 6 weeks to complete and return the finished piece. Photos were taken of everybody’s pieces and a luncheon was held for the members to vote on…See More
Thanks, Yeah IDK how I would've been able to keep all those similarly shaped pieces together without it. You would have loved the number/lettering system I made up when I was making the madonna crown. Each piece of square tube had a…"
I combine metals, sophistication, plastics and class. My tools for sophistication are designed to elevate the crass and unpolished. My materials are found objects, brass, silver, copper, steel, bronze, gold, nickel, plastics, wood, and pigment.
The 2015 MASSC Jewelry Challenge registration is open and closes Feb 20th. It's a contest that we did last year and the outcome was terrific. We're doing it again this year and it's open to anybody all over the…
Brooch made from a dished piece of iron found on a gap-site in Glasgow, set with garnets, strawberry quartz, an obsidian skull and black spinels. The red backing material is polycarbonate reflector from a crashed car.
"What Makes a Maker?
From potters to politicians, everyone today wants to be called a maker. What can designers really expect from this ideologically hazy movement?
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Illustrations by Serafine Frey
Call it the third law of…"
This last couple of months has been absolutely unbearable for someone who enjoys sharing the progress of works online. First came the Caledonian Sleeper cufflink commission, then came my work with "The Contemporary Jewellery Exchange" for Jan Donaldson, which I can't show until the 1st of May! The good thing is that I can now reveal the…See More