August 2010 Blog Posts (12)

Of2Worlds / TheLostDreamMachine

Combining two worlds; Two passions.



Already as a child I was interested in science-fiction and fantasy. "Voyage to the middle of the earth", "20.000 miles under the sea" and many other books of Jules Verne were my

favourite literature.

The movie "Metropolis" of Fritz Lang…

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Added by marcus marguillier on August 30, 2010 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

2 More Landscape Cuffs

Just completed a custom order for a large (8") cuff bracelet - Meadow and Desert looking good together!

Added by Deborrah Daher on August 29, 2010 at 10:31am — No Comments

New issue of Journal of Modern Craft - Does Craft Want to be Free?

To coincide with the release of JMC 3.2, the online version of the journal has a focus on creative commons for craft.



Traditionally, craft evolved in guilds that limit access to technical knowledge and controlled prices. Today there is talk of

‘digital guilds’ that use open platforms to freely share information.

Yet, the modern design industry depends on the notion of intellectual

property to encourage investment in innovation. How do current systems

like Creative… Continue

Added by Kevin Murray on August 29, 2010 at 1:16am — No Comments

Woman's Best Ornament from Godey's Lady's Book

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK

Philadelphia, February 1850

WOMAN'S BEST ORNAMENT

BY REV. B. P. ROGERS.

LET me urge upon my female readers, especially those who are in youth, the importance of taking loftier and better views of life than those taught by the vain world. It is…

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Added by Rickson on August 26, 2010 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Beautiful Buds and Blooms...

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Added by Linda Dacey on August 23, 2010 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Drawn to Develop

I am entering a new world. The world of drawings and screen printing.

I'd love your thoughts on how these could be applied to products.…

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Added by Rickson on August 18, 2010 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Indie Craft Parade



September 10-11 at the Huguenot Mill in Greenville,SC



Friday 6pm - 9pm

Saturday 9am - 5 pm





The Indie Craft Parade is a juried art market, catering to…

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Added by Ashley Buchanan on August 16, 2010 at 10:23am — No Comments

Flower Brooches are a great way to update your wardrobe. These flowers will never wilt.

Flower Brooches are a greating better all the time. More dramatic, more iconic use of materials. View the collection on Crafthaus photos, or view the entire collection on Facebook or Flickr. No time like the present! Be my friend.

Everyone… Continue

Added by Harriete Estel Berman on August 15, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Job Opportunity at Lark Crafts: Editorial Director

Exceptional opportunity at Lark Crafts:

Editorial Director

Position located in Asheville, NC



Lark Crafts is an imprint of Sterling Publishing Inc., which is a division

of Barnes & Noble. Attached is the job description for the Editorial

Director position, with appropriate HR contact information included.



The ideal candidate will be…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 13, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Adventures in Jewellery

...Getting excited about the Bath Exhibition.... I have enjoyed making again- need more....more more!…

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Added by Tamsin Leighton-Boyce on August 10, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Alright all. I hate doing these tag-a-thons, but I want some help from my friends. I plan on having an official launch of my online store Dystopiautopia.com in September, but I need some more product…

Alright all. I hate doing these tag-a-thons, but I want some help from my friends.



I plan on having an official launch of my online store Dystopiautopia.com in September, but I need some more products. Now, the focus of the site is The Look and Sound of the Underground. Essentially, it's what Hot Topic was sipposed to be, but better. I need some more artists that want to sell on the site. Here's what I'm looking for:



Bands

I need some bands to…

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Added by John Harris on August 10, 2010 at 2:03am — No Comments

Artist Statement

The theme behind my work is to create a “city in the…

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Added by Ningrui Zhou on August 1, 2010 at 6:25pm — No Comments

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2014 Crafthaus Project Grant Recipient

Crafthaus is pleased to announce that Leisa Rich's project "Invisible:VisAble" garnered 968 votes of 2,575 total votes cast (37.59%) and is the 2014 Crafthaus Project Grant Winner.

Starting in November, we all look forward to following Leisa's crafthaus blog about her project.

Thank you to everyone who voted. Much success for all projects!

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Instill - Material Matters 2014

  INSTILL-material matters “The year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.”  Hal Borland The School of Jewellery at Birmingham City University presents the thesis work by students of the MA in Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products course. The show celebrates the achievements of a group of exceptionally diverse individuals, with each piece on display offering an unexpected adventure through material that…See More
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Behind the Brooch part 2

I am happy to share with all of you more images of wonderful brooches from artists around the word. I had so many submissions on my first call that I had to create a second part exhibition. This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With…See More
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Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter One

Thank you for viewing this on-line exhibitionThis exhibition is a showcase for narrative work, with over 234 images it was decided that the exhibition would be in two parts with chapter two being on-line in January 2015I would like to personally thank all the makers who took the time to submit work for this on-line exhibition. Image left: Dauvit AlexanderTitle - "Blood Will Have Blood: A Macbeth Brooch" Image Credit: Photography by Andrew Neilson, Neilson Photography. See More
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Ayasha Wood - Embroidery

Ayasha Wood is a UK based surface designer, specializing in embellishment for fashion.With an eye for color and composition, she utilizes a mixture of…See More
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On the Boardwalk

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. 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!

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