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Victor Gully - Self-taught Sculptor Working in Animation

Chess Player

Personal project. Size: 20 cm / 7.87 inches.

Inspired from various body-builder pictures, but mostly that…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 8, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Kelly Munro - Scottish Jeweler inspired by the Fishing Industry

"My jewellery designs are ever evolving, creating new and exciting work for each exhibition. Each piece uses combinations of colored wood, metals and sometimes textile."

Website statement:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 8, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

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

Molly Aleza Vogel - a contemporary approach to carving jet



Jet is a type of lignite, a precursor to coal, and is a gemstone. It has an organic origin, being derived from decaying wood under extreme pressure. Jet is a deep, dark black. Vogel carves…

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Added by 2Roses on October 3, 2017 at 1:37pm — No Comments

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

Michael Sherrill - when a creative voice has multiple octaves



We wanted to demonstrate how one strong creative voice can sing in different octaves. Ceramicist Michael Sherrill does just that - and he does it quite well. His…

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Added by 2Roses on September 25, 2017 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Carolein Smit - A Complicated Knot of Conflicting Messages

It is not very difficult to like my work. Everything shines and glitters, is adorable, and the details of eyes, tongues, noses and ears are endearing.



People love that kind of refinement., It can bring back memories of precious Meissen porcelain. That’s just the way I like it. I want…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 25, 2017 at 7:15am — No Comments

Call for Artists: PRINTWORK



About PRINTWORK

Juror: Joseph…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 25, 2017 at 6:27am — No Comments

Round Again

Freshers' Challenge 2017 - 5



It is that time again when the School kicks off and the eager new-starts arrive. We've just completed our "Welcome Week" in which we get the new first-year students into the way of the School of Jewellery.  As happened last year,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 24, 2017 at 10:40am — No Comments

Keystone Metals Symposium

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 19, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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

Arline Fisch - Metal as a Textile



Arline Fisch is legendary in the world of the metal arts. Throughout her career, she has developed ways of combining the textures of weaving with a metal material. She goes way beyond the development of technique.…

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Added by 2Roses on September 18, 2017 at 8:49pm — No Comments

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

Jaclyn Davidson - Jewelry for Strong Women



Jaclyn Davidson specializes in fabricating wearable art of steel, gold and precious stones. It’s adornment that makes a…
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Added by 2Roses on September 11, 2017 at 6:38pm — No Comments

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Jewelry and Metals Survey (JAMS)

SNAG Executive Director Gwynne Rukenbrod Smith talks about why you should submit work to SNAG's new Jewelry and Metals Survey.

 

This is an opportunity to show off your…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 6, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

New Book Out: Narrative Jewelry by Mark Fenn

Big congrats to Mark Fenn on the imminent release of his first book! A labor of love for him and a joy for us. Can't wait to get…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 6, 2017 at 8:23am — 1 Comment

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

JoAnne Russo - basketry of the highest order



Recently at the IPCA’s Synergy4 event, Kathleen Nowak Tucci gave a compelling presentation about elevating low materials to art status. The work of basket artist JoAnne Russo brought back many of the points Kathleen…

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Added by 2Roses on September 4, 2017 at 11:55am — No Comments

Normal Service

After a four-week hiatus to let me relax and take some time to regain my strength and focus, I am back at work again. The holiday itself was uneventful, taking in the Jewellery Quarter Open Studios at the beginning…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 3, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Job: SNAG Seeks New Editor for Magazines

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 30, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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

Terri Kern - crafting an engaging story



Terri Kern considers herself to be a “hands on” artist. This means she does everything from wedging the clay, doing all of the hand building, relief carving, applying the many layers of color under glazing and…

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Added by 2Roses on August 29, 2017 at 12:17am — No Comments

Wood Bending The Low-Tech Way

How to do bend lamination wood without a form, mold or jig, using just a vacuum press.

Let's try something new. Thanks for the video, Erik!

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

Call for Artists: Saul Bell Design Award

The 2018 Saul Bell Design Award is now accepting submissions! Make your mark when you enter the Enamel category. Fire on any type of metal so long as the predominant surface is glass-based enamel, and the final piece is wearable or ornamental jewelry. The…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 23, 2017 at 9:05am — No Comments

Hyper Reality

For your mind-boggling amusement..."Hyper Reality" a short video statement by Keiichi Matsuda. 

https://vimeo.com/chocobaby/hyper-reality

Added by 2Roses on August 21, 2017 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

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

Julia Toledo - Wood as a Moving, Precious Material



Artist Julia Toledo creates fluid, graceful wearable art from individually shaped pieces of wood. Their movement represents the dancing body and as a dancer, Toledo captures…

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Added by 2Roses on August 21, 2017 at 10:41pm — No Comments

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