All Blog Posts Tagged 'SNAG' (81)

#SnagBoston

Image courtesy Platforma
Image courtesy Platforma

Going to be in Boston for the SNAG conference this week? Come say hi! Not going to be there? Follow along with the shenanigans on Instagram or Twitter by following…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on May 18, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

One Design - My Video

Some of you might remember this little video from last year, when I posted it up on this blog? I created it to give an insight into my working methods, ahead of the exhibition of the works it featured, the One Design show.

Well it’s now in a contest for most popular video, to be decided by likes and number of views, with presentations to be made…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on May 8, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Linking Our Lineage: eBook and Silent Auction Launch

Linking Our Lineage is a new ebook of jewelry and metalsmithing techniques created and edited by Victoria Lansford with chapters contributed by

  • Nanz Aalund,…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 2, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Call: SNAG x Design Museum Boston

SNAG is pairing up with the Design Museum Boston to bring you a live fashion show event and fundraiser featuring cutting edge jewelry. Please read the whole call very carefully to see the opportunities provided as a participant of this project.…



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Added by Brigitte Martin on February 11, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

2015 SNAG/ crafthaus Conference Scholarship Recipient - Kelly Nye

Crafthaus is pleased to announce that Kelly M. Nye has been chosen as the 2015 recipient of the SNAG/crafthaus Conference Scholarship Award. Congratulations!

Kelly Nye is an adjunct professor of metal & jewelry,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 26, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Exhibition Opportunity at SNAG Boston

METALSMITHS: Here's a chance to curate an exhibit or present your work at SNAG Boston. Deadline: 1/19/15…

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Added by Lindsay Pauline Mis on December 9, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Support the Metalsmithing Community by Supporting SNAG. Thank you!

Metalsmiths and friends of metalsmiths:

In the next few years, SNAG will be revitalized through a variety of new initiatives and partnerships. Working with like-minded organizations, we learn more and get to share our passion with a…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 20, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

How to Stay on Top at Etsy - Forging Entrepreneurs SNAG Symposium Nov 9, Atlanta

Danielle Miller-Gilliam

How to Stay on Top at Etsy

All about the ins and outs of selling jewelry through an Etsy shop. Topics discussed will be: Setting up…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 2, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Call for artists: UNIQUES - eBay Spring Sale - June 2-16, 2014

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 25, 2014 at 2:20pm — No Comments

2014 SNAG/ crafthaus Scholarship Recipient - Parker Brown

2014 SNAG/ crafthaus Scholarship Recipient - Parker Brown…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 27, 2014 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Call For Entry: Interactive Red Carpet Exhibition



Call For Entry:

Interactive Red Carpet Exhibition as part of SNAG’s Annual Fundraiser at the 2014 “From Grains to Gold” Conference, Minneapolis…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 24, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Intro to the SNAG Conference Sessions 2014 - Part 1: Working to commission

ROD KELLY & CHERYL KRISMER: Working to commission and being successful creating for the built environment. A discussion from two perspectives.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on January 7, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Uniques Sale

Hurry! Pick up a hand-made bargain!

Check it here!

The Uniques Sales is a chance for you to pick up some of my work (and that of another 30 odd jewellers and metalsmiths) as well as benefit SNAG at the same time. I know, what a deal, eh?

The hardworking…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on December 9, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

SNAG Members: Sell your work @ the Unique Holiday Sale

The UNIQUES Holiday Sale on eBay, December 2 - 16, 2013, will be a silent auction of one-of-a-kind, limited edition, unusual, and other handmade contemporary art jewelry and small metals. UNIQUES will help you gain exposure and sell some work while helping SNAG to raise some money as well. Participation is on a first come first serve basis and o…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 29, 2013 at 9:24am — 2 Comments

New SNAG Online Exhibition: "Contemporary Goldsmithing, Tradition and Excellence"

SNAG's newest online exhibition "Contemporary Goldsmithing, Tradition and Excellence" is up. Jurors George Sawyer, Judith Kinghorn and Tom Herman did a wonderful job. Enjoy.  …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 6, 2013 at 6:46am — No Comments

ONoff: An Exhibition of Makers that work ON and off the body

One would expect Jewelry artists to be limited to objects of personal adornment, but many contemporary makers in this field have gone beyond the constraints of functionality to pursue conceptual interests in areas such as photography,…

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Added by Sarah Holden on September 19, 2013 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Art Jewelry Forum: Part 2/2: Reflections on Skill: SNAG Conference 2013

IN SIGHT SERIES / SNAG TORONTO

Part 2/2: Reflections on Skill: SNAG Conference 2013

This year’s Society of North American Goldsmiths’…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 29, 2013 at 8:14am — No Comments

Toronto International Jewellery Festival Exhibition Catalogue

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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on July 24, 2013 at 10:00pm — 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

SDSU at SNAG Conference



SDSU @ Meta-Mosaic: 2013 SNAG Conference: …
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Added by Tammy Young Eun Kim on May 17, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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SNAG / CH Scholarship 2015

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Kelly M Nye

Makers, Metalsmiths, and other Monikers.

What do you call yourself? Where do you belong in the Polarized Convocation of Jewelers?

This blog is a research-based discussion of personal inclusions in the Jewelry/Metals field and the titles and boundaries that define us as artists.

How do you define yourself and your practice?

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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Bishopsland Educational Trust  Up Coming Events: Bishopsland at Jacobs Jewellers2nd to 22nd June 2015Jacobs Jewellers, 25 King Street, Reading, RG1 2HE Henley Festival8th to 12th July 2015Henley-on-Thames, Oxon, RG9 1AH Art…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"OPEN CALL DESIGNERS IN RESIDENCE KORTRIJK 2015Deadline Deadline: 02 juni 2015Designregio Kortrijk invites recent design graduates from the various creative disciplines to apply for its Designers in Residence Kortrijk programme 2015. During a working…"
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Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Hothouse from the Crafts Council The Crafts Council runs a national programme of creative business support for craft makers within three years of setting up their practice.Hothouse has successfully supported 163 makers over the last five years with…"
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Jennifer Merchant liked Kelly M Nye's discussion How Do You SAY?
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Melissa Cameron posted a blog post

#SnagBoston

Image courtesy PlatformaGoing to be in Boston for the SNAG conference this week? Come say hi! Not going to be there? Follow along with the shenanigans on Instagram or Twitter by following @thejewellist (t) or @thejewellist (i).Don't know/care what I'm talking about with…See More
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How Do You SAY?

Schmuck and other European termsschmuck[shmuhk]noun,(English slang) an obnoxious or contemptible person(Yiddish derivative of schmock): penis(German): jewel, adornment“You cannot force linguistic usage: the acceptance of a word depends on many factors.”- Liesbeth den BestenI have always been fascinated with etymology and I thought it is a perfect time to dive into alternate terminology. With Dutch artist, Ruudt Peters delivering the keynote speech on Wednesday at SNAG Boston, I am excited to…See More
May 18
Alena Stukavcova Dolezalova liked Rachelauren Somers's photo
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The Justified Sinner posted a blog post

Rabbits, Glass Sheep, Ada Lovelace and Virginia Woolf in Hindi

The main event this week has been completing my watch and chain for the ACJ exhibition "Sleight of Hand". The last element to be completed was the fitting of a glass to the 1838 silver watch-case which was the catalyst for the whole piece and I found an incredible place in Kent where, for a very modest fee, a traditional thick, bevelled mineral-glass was cut to fit, polished and fitted. (Anyone else requiring this service should contact "Crystalfit":…See More
May 17
Angela Gerhard liked Courtney Denise Lipson's photo
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