An Innovative Jewelry and Nail Exhibition COATED is a juried exhibition for emerging and seasoned jewelry and nail artists to interpret and demonstrate variety of techniques that “coat” or “cover” the surface of their jewelry or nails in exciting and innovative ways.See More
“Ferrous”- A Cooperative Exhibition between Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, SF and crafthaus. Exhibition dates: March 1 - April 14, 2013Simultaneous exhibition at Velvet da Vinci Gallery, SF and crafthaus (online)!See More
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
A group where you can post your bench problems and issues for discussion and comment.It's open and can be used to ask technical questions or post solutions, tips or ideas which you think might be of use to other members.See More
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
I design and make one of a kind pieces of jewelry. I sometimes create multiples of specific designs, but they will have subtle differences. I work in sterling, fine silver, copper, and brass using traditional & non traditional jewelry/metal working techniques, using different finishes including patinas, as well as mixed media.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
In regard to your comment about "inspiring words", I thank you very much. Most of the time I think I am talking to the air or the Ethernet, rather than real people on the Internet. Please feel welcome to leave a comment anytime....postive, negative or with a question.
What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin,
Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch
"Are you displaying your Dealer's Notice?
Please note that the Hallmarking Act 1973 states that it is an offence for a dealer not to display the current notice in his/her premises. Any previous versions of this notice will need replacing with…"
"Valuation Day - Goldsmiths' Hall, Friday 19 September
Our next Valuation Day at Goldsmiths’ Hall is on Friday 19 September.
These ever popular events, held in the magnificent Goldsmiths' Hall, offer the chance for a private…"
""Diamond Geezers and Gold Dealers" ITV1, Thursday 24 July at 9pm
Watch this one-off documentary taking an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the unique world of Hatton Garden. This programme follows some of the local tradespeople as…"
Day 4 was an exciting day of gut experimentation. We started by looking at and handling some of Pat Hickman’s work:Then the class got started on all sorts of gut-related projects. Here are just a few:…See More
December 5, 2014 at 9am to January 31, 2015 at 5pm
Craft Forms, an international juried exhibition of contemporary craft, is open to all professional artists working in clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and/or mixed media crafts. Collaborative work is accepted. Any works submitted must have been completed after January 1, 2012 and must be available for sale during the length of the exhibition. The jurors, Bruce Pepich and David R. McFadden, will judge the work based on its technique, design, concept, originality and craftsmanship. It is important…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