June 2013 Blog Posts (14)

North Glasgow College Jewellery Degree Show 2013

Last but not least - of course, these are my students - in the round of Scottish degree shows is the turn of North Glasgow College. We've only been offering degrees in Jewellery Design and Technology for three years, validated through Leeds University - the last time for Leeds, we have an exciting partnership with Dundee's own Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art starting next academic year - but this is the first year that I've personally felt part of the degree-show circuit, felt as if we…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 15, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Benchmark - An Exhibition of Contemporary Jewellery Design

To celebrate Jewellery Week 2013 and the London Festival of Architecture and to showcase incredible work made by UK designers today, Craft Central presents Benchmark - a selling exhibition of contemporary jewellery design.…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on June 14, 2013 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Behind the Brooch: A closer look at backs, catches and pin stems (Book)

I started a wonderful project last year about collecting images of brooches from the side we rarely see, the back side. It was such a wonderful experience to see how different artists approached the back look and mechanism of their brooches.

I started looking around for more pictures, and although it was not an easy task I managed to create a wonderful board on Pinterest named, of course, …

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Added by Lorena Angulo on June 13, 2013 at 8:56pm — 2 Comments

Craftex 2013

So, after all the blogging of the degree shows and other peoples' students' work, it is now the time of my own non-degree students to shine. Every year, the august body, The Trades Hall of Glasgow, a marvellous philanthropic association of people who strive to preserve the craft skills in society, organise a competition between the colleges of Further Education in which the students compete to win substantial cash prizes,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 9, 2013 at 8:03am — No Comments

Glasgow School of Art Degree Show 2013

The circuit of degree shows rolls on and last night was the turn of the graduates at the Glasgow School of Art  to show their stuff and unlike last year, which - though good - felt a little "flat", this was a show buzzing with ideas and energy, every bit as good as the Dundee and Edinburgh shows over the last few weeks.…



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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 7, 2013 at 7:31pm — No Comments

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Added by Emanuela Aureli on June 7, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Ear Splitting F1 Sketching Session Sparks a New Collection

It was during a visit to the Formula 1 paddock with a sketchbook and some ear defenders at last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed that I found the inspiration for my new Racing Wings jewellery collection.  This new collection will be on show and available to buy during London Jewellery Week at Treasure, Somerset House 13-16th June.

I am a big F1 fan and love to draw my inspiration from the…

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Added by Poppy Porter on June 7, 2013 at 5:44am — No Comments

Ray at Night + Jewelry Sale @ Art Produce, San Diego, CA



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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on June 6, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

RM 469 Art Building South Exibition

Opening Reception: June 1, this upcoming Saturday @ 6pm …
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on June 6, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

SNAG's Confluence Exhibition Catalog



Restrain was chosen as the catalog cover for SNAG's Confluence exhibition.…
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on June 6, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Stamping Ground

About 6 weeks ago, I ordered some stamps with my signature on them from Microstamps in the US. They arrived today and I have to say that I am delighted with them. I've had a hallmark for years and years but since I started working in iron and reclaimed materials, I've barely used it as mediaeval legislation in the UK means that it is not possible to sell anything "contaminated"…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 5, 2013 at 1:48pm — No Comments

The Tool at Hand - Exhibition

In 2011 Chipstone Foundation invited fifteen artists from the US and the UK to break from their usual practice and make a work of art with one tool only. The exhibition presents these works together with short videos produced by each artist.

The Tool at Hand is a touring exhibition coming up at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and the Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland. Artists include David Clarke, Helen Carnac, Michael…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on June 4, 2013 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Edinburgh College Of Art Degree Show

What a great weekend! Lovely weather, so I got out on my bike a lot and re-visited a site I had found some time ago, the wonderfully unhinged paintings on a house in Tollcross, Glasgow. In September 2012, it looked like this:…



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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 4, 2013 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

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