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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

Jewellery International

A bit of ruff: image by Boris…
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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 19, 2017 at 3:55am — 2 Comments

Primitivism and Power

Make no mistake, I am furious with the disgusting power-obsessed homunculus who occupies the tenuous and devalued position of "Prime Minister" in the UK after last Thursday's general election.



Theresa May is a puppet of the heaps of billionaire ordure who control the media in this tinpot island and she is also so spectacularly lacking in empathy and so desperate to stay in power - despite a resounding trouncing in the election - that she is prepared to do deals with a group - the…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 11, 2017 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

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

Asagi Maeda - A Passionate Narrative of City Life

Asagi Maeda sculpts minute details of a big city life. Bracelets erupt with skylines of tall buildings, alongside docks, and parks. Many of Maeda’s pieces are populated with golden figures…

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Added by 2Roses on May 1, 2017 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Punk, JUNK (and not junk)

JUNK: Rubbish To Gold - 6



This was the week that the School of Jewellery hosted the recycling-performance work, "JUNK: Rubbish To Gold" with teams of the most experimental and interesting jewellers coming in - from as far afield as Ohio and Germany - to…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on November 13, 2015 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

LOOT 2015 @ MAD/NY

From September 28-October 3, 2015, The Museum of Arts and Design will present LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, its annual exhibition and sale featuring designs from more than 50 emerging and acclaimed international jewelry artists. Now in its 15th edition,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 22, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

125, Punk and Food

125 Today!



I've started work at the School of Jewellery just as it turned 125 on Friday 18th September, 2015.

From the Birmingham Daily Post of 19th September 1890:…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on September 19, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Craft Forward-ing

Apologies for the hiatus in blogging my visit to San Francisco; I had to spend some time in Yorkshire discussing a project which I hope to present here in the very near future.

My second day in San Francisco was spent at the American Craft Council/California College of the Arts symposium called "Craft Forward-ing", an event aimed at students and new graduates with a view to giving them an introduction to the world of business and suggesting ways of actually making money out of…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on March 10, 2013 at 11:30am — 25 Comments

An Old Drafting Table Reimagined

It is trendy these days to ‘upcycle’, and many online storefronts are full of of reimagined-refinished-refurbished pieces that appeal to a vintage-loving, shabby-chic crowd. If you’ve been following my blog for any amount of time, or even if this is your first time browsing my collection, you…

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Added by Michael McCoy on October 19, 2011 at 7:05pm — 2 Comments

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