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A couple of group Exhibitions

Tis still the season for coinciding exhibitions!In a few days two exhibitions will open in which I will have on display several of my recycled object works. One is here in the US at Taboo Studio in San Diego, and the other in Italy as a part of the…See More
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19th Annual Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium

Something for the Table, 2013. Myra Mimlitsch-Gray Hand wrought silver. 2.5x12x8" Reproduced with permission.Announcing the 19th Annual Northwest Jewelry and Metals SymposiumSaturday, October 18thWashington State History Museum1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402The volunteer members of the Seattle Metal Guild’s…See More
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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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Just opened!!

One Design Exhibition:So I made a rad video, but I can't seem to embed it here, so if you don't mind clicking this link:Check this out!!you can see what I'm talking about. And not to be all mysterious, but I've been told a few times that it's pretty fun!My new collection of work – One Design – from the 2013 pattern…See More
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Rule The World

Friends of Carlotta, Zuerich, CH 
"RULE THE WORLD" Adornments to live out your DeficienciesAll things considered, despots are a pretty diverse group. They’re not satisfied with just being loved, no, they want to be loved sincerely. If all else fails, they’ll force you. What are the adornments of dictators,…See More
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Mexico City – Sin Título meets Part B (or at least one straggling representative of the latter…)

On Saturday, April 12th, my last full day in Mexico, I got to hang out with Sin Título, (the name means Untitled, in Spanish) a jewellery collective from Mexico City. Once again I met with Alberto Dávila, Cristina Celis, Raquel Bessudo, Holinka Escudero, Zinna Rudman and Fernanda Barba, hot on the heels of our first meeting at the opening of Joyaviva. Together, along with Kevin Murray (and you…See More
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Mexico City – The forum

Image of speakers at the 2014 Joyaviva forum in Mexico City, at the National Museum of Popular Culture.In the evening of my second full day in Mexico City, I was invited to be one of a panel of speakers presenting different thoughts on the subject of charms and amulets. This presentation took place in a covered outdoor space at the…See More
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Mexico City – Joyaviva Opening

To continue on from my last blog post, I recently returned from Mexico City, where I was proud to be a part of the opening for the long-travelling charm exhibition Joyaviva (or re-opening, as the case may be), at the…See More
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Joyaviva in Mexico

I recently went to Mexico for the opening of Amuleto Joya Viva: A Través Del Pacífico, otherwise known as Joyaviva: Live Jewellery Across the Pacific at the Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares in Coyoacán, Mexico City. Joyaviva is an exhibition curated by Dr Kevin Murray that involves…See More
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A couple of group Exhibitions

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

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Tis still the season for coinciding exhibitions!

In a few days two exhibitions will open in which I will have on display several of my recycled object works. One is here in the US at Taboo Studio in San Diego, and the other in Italy as a part of the…

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19th Annual Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Something for the Table, 2013. Myra Mimlitsch-Gray Hand wrought silver. 2.5x12x8" Reproduced with permission.

Announcing the 19th Annual Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium

Saturday, October 18th

Washington State History Museum

1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA…

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Just opened!!

Posted on August 5, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments



One Design - #25 Titanium Pendant 05

One Design Exhibition:

So I made a rad video, but I can't seem to embed it here, so if you don't mind clicking this link:

Check this out!!

you can see what I'm talking about. And not to be all…

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Mexico City – Sin Título meets Part B (or at least one straggling representative of the latter…)

Posted on June 22, 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments



DSC03068 On Saturday, April 12th, my last full day in Mexico, I got to hang out with Sin Título, (the name means Untitled, in Spanish) a jewellery collective from Mexico City. Once again I met with Alberto Dávila, Cristina Celis, Raquel Bessudo, Holinka Escudero, Zinna Rudman and Fernanda Barba, hot on the heels of our first meeting at…

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At 5:59pm on April 12, 2013, Willem Heyneker said…

Thanks for accepting my friendship and I would like to meet you when you are next in Perth.

At 1:43pm on January 4, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through January 15, 2016.


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At 9:17pm on June 11, 2012, Michelle Pajak-Reynolds said…

Thanks.  Pictures and a blog about it will be coming soon.

At 5:50pm on January 23, 2012, Leisa Rich said…

No idea what was in it. I refreshed which tin, and I had gotten it at an estate sale. Sorry I couldn't help!

At 5:23am on January 21, 2011, Tamsin Leighton-Boyce said…
Brilliant. I might get a chance to pop to UWE in March- (see how busy you are though!)- otherwise I am exibiting at our new show 'Life's a Bench' Studio K162 Renate Scholz, Klugstraße 162, Munich.
At 3:39am on January 21, 2011, Tamsin Leighton-Boyce said…
Just saw you are going to be at UWE- I did my enamel training with Elizabeth Turrell- she is brilliant.
At 3:37am on January 21, 2011, Tamsin Leighton-Boyce said…
I dont have a UK stockist at the moment- I am doing some work for the Oxford Ethical Fashion show in March and then off to Schmuck in Munich. Where are you doing your residency?
At 4:26pm on January 15, 2011, The Justified Sinner said…
Congratulations on the front page!
At 2:40pm on January 6, 2011, The Justified Sinner said…

Melissa! Thanks for the comments. I am very pleased to hear that you are going to be in the UK in March. Perhaps we could meet up?

I have sent an email to Llantarnam Grange, mentioning that you plan to visit. Louise, who runs the gallery, is wonderful.

At 3:34am on January 3, 2011, marcus marguillier said…
Thank you so much for your kind words.
 
 
 

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.

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

Rachel and Brigitte will be appearing on the wonderful Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk Radio Show, talking about the Co:Operation Garnish project, how they came up with the idea, what the project is about and the plans moving forward.

The radio show will be LIVE on air September 25, 2014 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/whaleystudios

Listeners can call in during the show via phone, skype, or directly connect via the blog talk website.

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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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"Rachel Timmins and I are very excited about our upcoming Jay Whaley Metalsmith Benchtalk radio interview on Sep 25 @ 6PM EST / 3 PM Pacific! We got busy working on our project this week and will be able to share some exciting news for CoOperation…"
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Behind the Brooch part 2

I am happy to share with all of you more images of wonderful brooches from artists around the word. I had so many submissions on my first call that I had to create a second part exhibition. 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…See More
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Artisanal Pencil Sharpening

"Can't decide if he is serious or not. Here is how I sharpen pencils. In the 9:27 minutes of this video I can sharpen many pencils perfectly.   "
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Artisanal Pencil Sharpening

"Boy am I glad I saw this. I learned, or thought I learned how to sharpen a pencil with a jack knife at my father's knee. But he neglected to tell me how lucrative it could be, and how exacting. If David Rees would have been my mentor, I would…"
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CraftBoston Holiday at Hynes Convention Center

December 5, 2014 at 10am to December 7, 2014 at 5pm
Comprised of 175 exhibitors, CraftBoston Holiday is a highly regarded, must-attend event for artists, collectors, and craft enthusiasts. Presented at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, CraftBoston Holiday is conveniently located in a fashionable, concentrated shopping district perfect for the holiday season. Come for the day to shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts, meet and support the makers, and learn about fine contemporary craft. Dates & Hours Fri. December…See More
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Just Because You Can Doesn't Mean You Should

BY ALLISON ARIEFF on medium core, Sep 15Last spring, I attended the Bloomberg BusinessWeek Design Conference in San Francisco. Ben Kaufman, the CEO of Quirky, was one of the speakers in a conference that unabashedly celebrated consumption (and only had…See More
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