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Brass Mosaic Pendant - Two

Brass, rubber cord, patina. Handmade sterling silver clasp.Inspired by mosaics found in North Africa and Southern Spain.
Aug 10, 2010
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Caberet Bangle

Inspired by Egyptian cabaret singers.Sterling silver, fine silver, smokey quartz, topaz
May 19, 2010
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May 12, 2010

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Chicago, IL
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Lill Street Art Center
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A love of art grew from appreciation to vocation after college, when I found my niche in the metals studio. My work is inspired by the traditional and modern art of North Africa. The cultures in this region of the world, along with Western art, drive the core of my work. I aspire to make jewelry and art with simple, clean lines that retains an air of the exotic. It is my hope that my work encourages others to learn more about this vibrant and fascinating part of the world.
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http://www.bentworkshop.com

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Tales From the Tool Box - A Crafthaus Online Exhibition

Diana Greenwood
‘There is always one moment in childhood…’

Mantel Box 230 x 330 x 45 mm

Mantel Box in Cherry wood with a hinged glass door, containing a silver vessel marked ‘drink me’, marbles, sweets and found objects

A piece about childhood, forgotten toys, favorite stories and the loss of innocence as the future beckons, inspired by ‘Garden of Love’ by William Blake.

Image Credit: Diana Greenwood

www.diana-greenwood.com

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Tales from the Tool Box - Chapter 1

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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?

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