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We can't do it without your help; two weeks of crowd funding campaign left, please support us now :)

SO, why should you donate to JUNK: rubbish to gold?

Not only are we offering beautiful rewards hand picked and made by Jivan, Rachel and Laura, but our project…

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Added by Jivan Astfalck on July 2, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments

Flora Bhattachary, London, UK - Carving and 3D

YANTRA, 18L and black ruthenium plated silver,limited edition…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 1, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Atelier XJC - Material Exploration

To celebrate its tenth anniversary, the high-end Swiss jeweler Atelier XJC decided to mix things up a bit and publish a lush magazine chock full of its latest experiments—explorations of materials that they typically don't work…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 29, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Dundee, Brighton and Best of Britannia 2015

DJCAD - BDes. (Hons) Jewellery Graduation - 17



So, as per my summer norms, I am in Brighton again for the summer season, reminding me of the quote from "Prick Up Your Ears", 'When you say he's on the Coast, dear, do you mean he's in…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 28, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Lisa & Scott Cylinder: Blinding the Cyclops

July 8 – August 7, 2015

Artist’s Reception: Friday, July 10, 6-8 pm

 

San Francisco’s Velvet da Vinci is proud to present Lisa & Scott Cylinder: Blinding…

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Added by Mike Holmes on June 26, 2015 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

MJSA ConFab at Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 26, 2015 at 8:13am — No Comments

Second Skins - Tamara Barrage, Beirut, Lebanon

Tamara Barrage is a product designer based in Beirut, Lebanon. She graduated from the Design Academy in Eindhoven (The Netherlands) with a Masters in Contextual Design.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 25, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

NACH Bijoux - Toulouse, France

I am always interested in what goes on across the pond as far as craft in all its forms is concerned. What I like about this Toulose-based firm is their eye-popping photography. While the jewelry is definitely a bit on the unusual side for the mainstream buyer, pairing it with high…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 24, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Gaetano Pesce - Italian Designer

Senza Fine Unica, 2010 - Meritalia production.

Armchair in polychrome PVC, different shapes and colors.

During his long career that spans four decades with commissions in architecture, urban planning, interior, exhibition and industrial design, Gaetano Pesce has worked on numerous public and private projects in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 23, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Our Kickstarter Campaign - We can't do it without your help!

The JUNK: rubbish to gold Kickstarter Campaign runs until the 17th July. And we really need your…

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Added by Jivan Astfalck on June 22, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Yuanman Li - Rococo Electroformed

Sumptuous, feminine and highly ornate are words that could be used to describe this collection and the decorative style of Rococo interior, which has been my source of inspiration.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 22, 2015 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Catwalk - University of East London - Autumn/Winter 2015/16

I came across images of the UEL school's recent undergrad fashion show and thought I'd share them on crafthaus to give you all a peek outside of the US. There are many fashion schools in London and the work that their students produce is decidedly different from…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 22, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Willy Verginer - Human Nature

Willy Verginer, Adesso è più normale, adesso è meglio, adesso è giusto, 2013, different materials, 180 x 153 cm…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 22, 2015 at 8:18am — No Comments

Call for Artists: LEAP Award 2016

Amanda Packer. Recollect (collection of pendants). Copper, silver, enamel, paint, thread. $200 each. 2" x 5" x 1.5" average. LEAP Winner 2014.

The LEAP Award was established in 2007 in…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 21, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Handmade By Machines 2015

Handmade By Machines - 2015 - 23



A year has passed since the 2014 Handmade By Machines show at…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 21, 2015 at 4:39am — 2 Comments

JUNK: rubbish to gold, a new participatory installation, performance and exhibition at the School of Jewellery.

Performance: 9th-13th November (to be live-streamed)

Exhibition:…

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Added by Jivan Astfalck on June 20, 2015 at 5:52am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Materials Hard & Soft

Materials: Hard & Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition



ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the annual Materials: Hard & Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 19, 2015 at 10:19am — No Comments

Call for Artists: National Biennial Fine Craft Competition

Call for Artists. National Biennial Fine Craft Competition produced by Tony Natsoulas.

Juror: Elisabeth Agro.

Deadline: Nov…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 19, 2015 at 10:02am — No Comments

take a moment to RESET

Too many people I know are working in pain, having surgeries or needing to take a break from work. Our bodies are our most primary tools...let's start to bring education and awareness to students, professionals and hobbyists alike. I feel passionate about the need to start and continue this conversation and view it as part of our ongoing professional practices. So much so that I have started a second business...please check it out, spread the word, and talk with me.…

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Added by raissa bump on June 18, 2015 at 9:54am — No Comments

NEA Asks You To Share Your Arts Story

To celebrate their 50th anniversary, the NEA is asking the public to submit stories on how the arts have affected them.…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 17, 2015 at 4:33pm — No Comments

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