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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

Industrial Arts

I will be exhibiting a wide variety of work at the University of Texas at San Antonio's Terminal 136 Gallery from August 31st through September 16th with a public "lunch and lecture" at the Southwest School of Art on Saturday September 16th at 12:30.

For more information about the exhibition please contact Laura Crist 210.458.4391…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on August 21, 2017 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Call for Artists

Do you make awesome work? We know you do!



Jurors: Vivian Beer, Cornelie Holzach, and Alan Revere

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 16, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Call for Artists

Blue Line Arts is having another International Fine Craft Competition, featuring Brigitte Martin as our judge. It…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 16, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Research at Arrowmont Library

Last weekend, I had the privilege of spending my time at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts doing research and brainstorming on a future project.

Did you know there are…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 14, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Casey Sheppard - Metalsmithing Projects to your Inbox

Unlock Exclusive Casey Sheppard projects, tips & more!

Sign up for our Facet – Metal, Wire &…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 7, 2017 at 4:37pm — No Comments

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

Adina Mills - Go Big or Go Home



To say that Adina Mills creates one-of-a-kind fashion jewelry is an understatement. They are big, in your face expressions of individuality and just scream fashion forward. The natural…

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Added by 2Roses on August 7, 2017 at 3:20pm — No Comments

For Sale: The Jean Stark Personal Studio Collection

The Jean Stark Personal Studio Collection…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 7, 2017 at 8:23am — No Comments

Solo Exhibition Opportunity

Baltimore Jewelry Center is seeking proposals. First show to take place Oct. 6 - Nov. 4, 2017.

Information:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 2, 2017 at 8:08am — No Comments

Craftivism!

Craftivism!

Making For Change - 10



A portmanteau word meaning "activism through craft". I don't think it has made the dictionary yet - though it has made…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 30, 2017 at 1:42pm — 2 Comments

Cecil Kemperink, NL: Ceramic Chain Mail

At first I thought this must be 3D printed, but it is not. It's fabricated, link by link.

So in love with this cross-over application. Ceramics x Fiber and also x Jewelry.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 25, 2017 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

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

 
Breathing Life into Wood



Kristin LeVier hand carves and bends wood into…
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Added by 2Roses on July 24, 2017 at 4:23pm — 1 Comment

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Jewelry and Metals Survey (JAMS)

SNAG is launching an exciting new publication, the Jewelry and Metals Survey (JAMS). This publication will be a broad, annual survey of jewelry and metals, highlighting the best work currently made in the field.



SNAG invites…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 24, 2017 at 7:33am — No Comments

Dressing Up

Another busy week with no chance to wind down from the post-conference activities. Not so much to report - finishing off a lot of work before the holidays:



Some for…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 23, 2017 at 1:01pm — 3 Comments

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