Thanks so much for your comment on my chameleon brooch! I'm collaborating with a local potter (Alexis Templeton), who is making porcelain cabochons for me glazed with her signature crystalline glaze. When she gave me this one, I just knew it was a lizard eyeball! The brooch itself turned out quit big, 4", but luckily it struck someone's fancy, and I was able to find a happy customer to take it home.
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
Jim Cotter is the master of combing popular culture and everyday flotsam to create modern jewelry. Using model car and airplane kits, students are introduced to casting techniques while making their own creative jewelry pieces. During the class, students construct small, intricate pieces in bronze, sterling silver, and aluminum using both vacuum and centrifugal casting. Students learn model making, wax working, spruing, investing, centrifugal casting, vacuum casting and finishing. We work with…See More