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A busy week in the run up to the festive season.
Kicked off with the pleasing completion of a watch-chain for my friend and colleague,…
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An eventful week which included my 50th birthday!
I've been in Edinburgh again for a couple of events, taking in the current show of work by the Northern Irish family of Silversmiths "The McCrory Family" as well as…
The Winthrop University Guild of Emerging Metal Designers is excited to announce the call for entry for Emergence: New Questions in Craft and Object Making. Curated by Arthur Hash, Emergence is looking for three-dimensional works created by students that are exploring new…Continue
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A busy week! I spent all day in London on Thursday, first of all visiting a private breakfast view of the superb "Masters of Modern Jewellery" exhibition at…Continue
Cushion Brooch 2012
Painted silver, ceramic honeycomb block, onyx, micro-geode agate, vintage glass findings
Collecting, arranging and making things have been a part of my life since I…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on November 7, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Last day of October and spooky hallowe'en is here again. I've never much bothered with the festival as I'm not much of a horror fan but this year I've been paying a bit more attention and have been finding it quite funny, especially…
'Love Birds' Neckpiece…Continue
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I've just got back from almost a week in the Lone Star State which I was visiting on the invitation of my friends and colleagues, James Thurman and Umut Demirguc Thurman. What a trip!
Based in Denton, Dallas, the main…
Gordon Millar, organiser of the "Scot Street Style" events.
What a whirlwind of a week!
It all kicked off on Saturday night with a visit to…
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Since my last post, I've been on the south coast of England, variously in London, Folkestone and Brighton. What should have been a very relaxing weekend proved to be anything but, albeit in a good way. Very…
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I feel really deflated after all the stress leading up to the referendum and although my sleeping patterns are back to normal - for the four or five days prior to the event, I was getting about 2 hours a night! - I'm still…
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The 39th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on September 24, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
I've been in the workshop a lot over the last week - not all of which has been to bury my head in the sand away from the increasingly nasty pro- and anti-independence campaigns in Scotland (which is also why I've not been so…Continue
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Today I headed off to Edinburgh with one aim: to see the show of work by the wonderful Judy Clark and her twin sister, Christine. I've written of Judy before - commissioning a…Continue
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After the travels and entertaining of the summer, I am back to a very autumnal Glasgow and my new students. As the dust settles on the new term, it has been good to be able to grab some time in the workshop to actually make…Continue
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After that last blast of negativity in the previous post, I am back to my more usual, balanced, self!
Over the summer, Dingo and I spent a long time in the West Country, visiting Devon and Dorset and spending one…
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This is a long, somewhat involved and ultimately negative blog-post but I think it contains information of interest to many makers who use the PayPal payments service.
Some of you who follow my blog or who…