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Caron Reid joined Heidemarie Herb's group
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Italian Contemporary Jewellery Artists - Part 1

I'm pleased to present the first part of artworks by Italian contemporary jewellery artists.Enjoy the exhibit!Curator: Heidemarie HerbSee More
Jul 10, 2013
Caron Reid liked Brigitte Martin's group Art and Craft Book Reviews
Jun 18, 2013
Caron Reid joined Tara J. Brannigan's group
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Inspired Social Media

Using social media effectively can make a world of difference in growing and maintaining your creative business. While signing up for  accounts may be easy, mastering their use takes time and effort! Whether you're new to the world of social media or a die-hard tweetaholic, there's always something new to learn and share. Jump in and be inspired! See More
Jan 24, 2013
Caron Reid joined Ross Annels's group
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Crafting this Antipodean Place

Australian landscapes are old, powerful and strange to Eurocentric eyes. To Indigenous Australia, whose pre-colonial history stretches back something like 60,000 years, every part of the landscape was active and spirited, full of story, meaning and relatedness. Contemporary mainstream Australia views the land as a resource to be measured, assessed, and exploited, without agency and devoid of meaning beyond economic value.This exhibition presents the work of Australian craft artists who engage…See More
Dec 7, 2012
Caron Reid replied to Rebekah Frank's discussion S-T-O-N-E with Nelli Tanner and Tarja Tuupanen in the group Koru 4: Kindred Spirits
"Thank you for sharing - what a fabulous workshop!"
Nov 13, 2012
Caron Reid joined Marina Sheetikoff's group
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CHAIN

CHAINcrafthaus online exhibit:November 2-December 2, 2012 Participants were asked to send one image of a piece of chain between 10 and 20 cm long. The online exhibit is the result of the images selected and linked in a long and unique chain shown on real size.These works are visually connected by a round jump link. See More
Nov 3, 2012
Caron Reid liked Marina Sheetikoff's group CHAIN
Nov 3, 2012
Caron Reid joined Rebekah Frank's group
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Koru 4: Kindred Spirits

Information, interviews and updates about Finnish and International contemporary jewelry and posted by Rebekah Frank from the symposium, workshops and exhibitions during Koru 4: Kindred Spirits in Imatra, Finland.See More
Oct 29, 2012
Caron Reid joined Farrah Al-Dujaili's group
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Collect_ive 'A New Generation of British Art Jewellers'

Eight contemporary British jewellers have come together to exhibit at the 11th edition of the prestigious SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair in Amsterdam from 1st – 4th November. Each with our own style, voice and specialism, Collect_ive aims to promote British art jewellery to a wider audience. We are Farrah Al-Dujaili, Laura Bradshaw-Heap, Melanie Codarin, Katie Lees, Yu-Ping Lin, Grace Page, Natalie Smith and Anna Wales.Together we use a variety of mediums and subjects within our…See More
Oct 29, 2012
Caron Reid liked Tara Nahabetian's event Traditional Japanese Metal Inlay Lecture
Oct 15, 2012
Caron Reid commented on Lorena Angulo's group Behind the Brooch
"What an amazing and incredible collection - thank you so much for curating and sharing!"
Oct 3, 2012
Caron Reid joined Lorena Angulo's group
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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
Oct 3, 2012
Deborah Lozier left a comment for Caron Reid
"Thanks Caron. Enameling is quite the exploration. I hope you are having fun. -deb"
Apr 6, 2012
Deborah Lozier and Caron Reid are now friends
Apr 6, 2012
Caron Reid liked Wanaree Tanner's blog post "Year of the Dragon" Bezel setting an enamel cab in a magnetic closure locket
Apr 5, 2012
Caron Reid liked Wanaree Tanner's blog post "Year of the Dragon" Bezel setting an enamel cab in a magnetic closure locket
Apr 5, 2012

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At 1:32pm on April 6, 2012, Deborah Lozier said…

Thanks Caron. Enameling is quite the exploration. I hope you are having fun. -deb

At 9:15am on March 13, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Hello Caron,

Welcome to crafthaus, the network for fine craft artists and those who support them! I am very glad you joined us! Your crafthaus membership is valid through March 15, 2014.

Please look around and add your thoughts to the groups, blogs and discussions. Crafthaus is a participatory sport!

Please note that ALL images sent to the website editor are vetted to assure a measure of overall quality control. Unlike other image sharing websites, crafthaus is not a "free-for-all". Our members present their work in front of an educated and critical audience (their peers,) so the photos have to be GREAT. Our goal is to show our members' work in the best possible light. From the many images received daily, we aim to post as many as possible. Crafthaus heartily encourages comments from the membership, however, with regard to photos posted or not, we have a strict "NO WHINING" policy in effect! 

If there are ever any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to email me via crafthauseditor@live.com anytime, I will do my best to be of help.

I hope you will enjoy being with this network, and will find the exchanges interesting and fun.

Again: Welcome !

Brigitte Martin
Crafthaus Editor

 
 
 

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.

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

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Instill - Material Matters 2014 - The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, UK

INSTILL- material matters offers an opportunity to experience the recent works by MA postgraduates from The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University, one of the most important and internationally renowned contemporary jewelry programs in Europe.

Crafthaus has been privileged to show work from the graduating jewelry classes of the Birmingham City University for the past 5 years in a row. Thank you Professor Astfalck for this wonderful opportunity!

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