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Milwaukee Show&Tell at Jewelers Guild Opening

I'll be showing and telling, 12-7PM at the Jewelers Guild opening, May 13th.

Questions? Please contact Robert Devoe

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Added by Linda Kelen on April 28, 2017 at 11:33am — No Comments

Cabinet maker's toolbox by Henry O. Studley

Henry O. Studley (1838-1925) was an organ and piano maker, carpenter, and Mason who worked for the Smith Organ Co., and later for the Poole Piano Company of Quincy, Massachusetts. Born in 1838 in Lowell,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 28, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

New Website

Here is my new website if anyone is interested in checking it out.

https://www.rachtryanartjewelry.com

Thank you,

Marissa

Added by Marissa Racht Ryan on April 25, 2017 at 2:17am — 1 Comment

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Fiona Rainford - Continuity



Felting is something that is usually identified with clothing. The work of Fiona Rainford is created to be observed. A good portion of what she makes is done in groupings. They show both bold and subtle transitions as well as beautiful continuity in pattern and color. As observers, we found Rainford’s work to be a very open, ongoing study in pushing…

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Added by 2Roses on April 24, 2017 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Job Opp: Studio Manager at the Baltimore Jewelry Center

We are excited to announce that we'll be hiring a Studio Manager at the BJC! Do you think you'd make a great addition to our team? We hope so!!! Application deadline is June 9, 2017. Check out our website for more info:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 23, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Fade Out Again

Mosque Skyline



I had a wonderful time in Istanbul when I visited in 2013. Now, four years later, it seems that I may never be able to return again. The liberal, secular country created by Atatürk is succumbing to the power-plays of the fascist Erdoğan,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 18, 2017 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Seulgi Kwon - unpredictable organisms 



Kwon’s work interested us because of its use of clear plastic and silicone. Although her art is organic in nature, it embraces the science associated with cells, their growth,…

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Added by 2Roses on April 17, 2017 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Here + Now at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts

My friend's Aunt Teresa took in the Here + Now exhibit at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts and snapped these photos. The Here + Now exhibit includes work from Abandoned Margins: Policing the Black Female Body, which includes 3 of my brooches. Exhibition…

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Added by Kimberly Nogueira on April 14, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Quick and Dirty!

I will be leading a Radical Enameling workshop sponsored by the Center for Enamel Arts July 5-7 at the Crucible in Oakland, California. Join me as we make torch-fired kilns from trash cans and whip up some vessels with copper foil and wire. These processes promise…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on April 12, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Michihiro Sato - Fragile



Paper, cashew paint (a coating material made from the phenol compound extracted from cashew nuts), silver and stainless steel comprise the ingredients list of the work of Michihiro Sato. Carved, colored and stacked recycled papers…

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Added by 2Roses on April 10, 2017 at 6:33pm — No Comments

The rumors are true!

"Thing" is now working at 2Roses after taking early retirement from the Adams Family. "I appreciate the more creative dress code at 2Roses", says Thing. …

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Added by 2Roses on April 8, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Craft Forms 2017 Call for Entries

Wayne Art Center

Craft Forms 2017 Call for…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on April 6, 2017 at 8:28am — No Comments

2Roses Monday’s Child - A Weekly Creative Shot in the Arm

Susan Chin - Precious Ebony and Compositions in Black



Susan Chin’s path as a jeweler began with a handed down box of tools, bits of ebony and bone, and a class at the “Y” in Philadelphia. The magnetism of the ebony in her one-of-a-kind pieces…

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Added by 2Roses on April 4, 2017 at 12:58am — No Comments

Busy Spring

I was in Brighton last weekend, hence this two-week post.

Talking Practice - John Grayson, Satirical Metalsmith - 1



Kicking things off was the ever-lovely John Grayson, the…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 2, 2017 at 1:56pm — No Comments

NBC Orders ‘The Handmade Project’ Crafts Competition Reality Series Hosted By Amy Poehler & Nick Offerman

"Each week eight all-around makers, from all walks of life, will take on a series of projects with the hopes of impressing Poehler, Offerman and our expert judges. Over the course of each episode, the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 29, 2017 at 7:30am — 7 Comments

Colorado Center for Metal Arts to open in Pueblo, CO

VIA Michael BOYD on fb:

OK, here we go! We will soon be opening the Colorado Center for Metal Arts. A couple years ago I sold my house and bought a…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2017 at 10:53am — 1 Comment

Donate your no longer used hand tools - SNAG conference

We metalsmiths love our hand tools with a passion that can border on obsession. A quality hand tool is familiar to us like a good friend, reliable and there when we need it. However, occasionally our work may change direction and some of our tools outgrow their usefulness. They are left collecting dust and are…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 27, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

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