Interdisciplinary. Community. Advocacy. Humor.
"Why don't you make nice jewelry that normal people can wear?" My mother-in-law is generally a sweet person, but our jewelry seriously disrupts the balance of her universe. We don't have the heart to let her
know that we actually find this amusing. Instead we made these, as a sort of offering/sacrifice. Unfortunately, we did not anticipate the law of unintended consequences, as this gesture simply reinforced her…
This is big news here: Unfortunately 5 major artworks were stolen from a Paris museum.…Continue
ARE YOU WONDERING HOW TO PRICE YOUR WORK?
Added by Harriete E Berman on May 16, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments
One of the cool things about handmade items is that there is almost always a story behind the piece. Take this pendant, for example. It’s made of Biggs Jasper, which comes from Oregon. We have been prospectors and rockhounds for many decades, and collected the rough used in this pendant in the late 1970’s. You generally have to get pretty far off the trail to find anything good when you’re…Continue
The OSPCA (Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) had plans to euthanize 350 animals, but only 99 have been put down due to 'combined voices of animal welfare advocates' (from the Toronto Humane Society Article), and many people are raising money, and there is even a…Continue
Added by Catherine Chandler on May 12, 2010 at 1:43pm — No Comments
I haven't made a single thing in three weeks and it is weighing on me.
What began as a well deserved break after two extra productive months has shifted into an unwelcome lull. I have illustrations to work on for two different projects, and even just sketching feels daunting. I cleaned and rearranged my studio and re-organized my supplies but i haven't been able to just spend a day at my bench and i think that is what i really…Continue
"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art."
Added by 2Roses on May 4, 2010 at 6:24pm — No Comments
My work is featured in a new book called 'Dreaming Jewelry', published by Monsa Publications, Barcelona (in Spanish and English)
Added by Liana Pattihis on April 30, 2010 at 6:23am — No Comments
Added by julie prunier vecchio on April 26, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Added by Anthony Tammaro on April 22, 2010 at 9:18am — No Comments
Added by Alison B. Antelman on April 14, 2010 at 5:15pm — No Comments
We have approximately 70 hangers that have only been used at a few trade shows. Would be happy to send them to you for $75 including shippings. I am in Seattle.
Added by Britt Rynearson on April 14, 2010 at 5:04pm — No Comments
Made entirely of bench scraps in less than 15 minutes. 2Roses is upping the ante for those times when you just don't have 30 minutes.