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Just finished the first in what I hope will be numerous explorations of this form and materials.  "I'm chuffed" as my Brit and Aussie pals say!See More
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"Great curating  Lorena!  enjoyed it immensely!"
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Behind the Brooch

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 this exhibition, I would like to let you in on that secret, something that typically only the maker and the wearer know about. I hope you will enjoy with me this selection of brooches by…See More
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"i finally entered the Etsy world. I have three bronze bangles for sale on my site: Barbara Becker Simon."
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"I am sorry if I stepped on any toes of folks in the exhibit who are from another country.  This exhibit consists of entries from all over!  sorry guys!  I hope a lot of conferees will see this and marvel!!"
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"I think you know how much I love your beads......especially my talisman!!!!!"
Aug 31, 2011
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"Hi Suzanne!  There are amazing things on this website and you fit right in!! Barbara"
Aug 31, 2011
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Just finished the first in what I hope will be numerous explorations of this form and materials.  "I'm chuffed" as my Brit and Aussie pals…

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At 7:05pm on August 31, 2011, Suzanne Golden said…

I think you know how much I love your beads......especially my talisman!!!!!

At 3:19am on December 2, 2010, Rebecca Skeels said…
Well done!! (My neckpiece, Mandala, is a finalist in the Saul Bell Awards. Whoot!) thats fabulous!
At 11:00pm on October 26, 2010, Sonia Cabrera said…
ohhhhhhh
Oops, sorry, I drooled on the screen...
At 10:15am on October 23, 2010, Melanie Sweet said…
Love your work! I just bought your book two days ago and was very inspired - will be working on some hollow beads today-
At 10:41pm on October 22, 2010, Linda Kaye-Moses said…
You bet, Barbara, WE ARE FRIENDS!,
Linda K-M
At 9:06am on October 20, 2010, Jennifer Smith-Righter said…
Hello my friend! How are you doing?
At 12:12pm on October 19, 2010, Ann Davis said…
Yeahhhh, you're here!!!!! Oh I love that ring photo!!!
xo
At 10:48am on October 19, 2010, Lorena Angulo said…
Hola Barbara!
Great to see you and your beautiful work here.
At 7:36pm on October 18, 2010, Susan Breen Silvy said…
Hey, I'm thrilled to see you are here! Be sure and check out the Call for Entries. You will definitely be interested in the New Directions show!!

Susan
At 4:25pm on October 18, 2010, Brigitte Martin said…
Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through Nov 15, 2011.

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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!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016, Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O April 1 - June 25, 2016.

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