All Blog Posts Tagged 'jewelry' (348)

Money Transfer Services and Best of Britannia

I have recently had cause to find a serious alternative to cross-border money exchanges since my spat with PayPal last summer which has left me relying on other methods to take payments for work. Google Wallet will only work within the country in which you are resident; a couple of other transfer services wouldn't identify my bank correctly; direct bank-to-bank transfers are costly if you are…


Added by The Justified Sinner on July 11, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Ten days left for the 'JUNK: rubbish to gold' Kickstarter Campaign and we still need your help!

One of the things we are most proud about with JUNK: rubbish to gold is all the connections we have made with all our various partners.

We have partnered with ten Charities based in the UK and Ireland, who in return for all of their JUNK jewellery for our…


Added by Jivan Astfalck on July 6, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Flora Bhattachary, London, UK - Carving and 3D

YANTRA, 18K and black ruthenium plated silver, limited edition…


Added by Brigitte Martin on July 1, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Dundee, Brighton and Best of Britannia 2015

DJCAD - BDes. (Hons) Jewellery Graduation - 17

So, as per my summer norms, I am in Brighton again for the summer season, reminding me of the quote from "Prick Up Your Ears", 'When you say he's on the Coast, dear, do you mean he's in…


Added by The Justified Sinner on June 28, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Yuanman Li - Rococo Electroformed

Sumptuous, feminine and highly ornate are words that could be used to describe this collection and the decorative style of Rococo interior, which has been my source of inspiration.…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 22, 2015 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Handmade By Machines 2015

Handmade By Machines - 2015 - 23

A year has passed since the 2014 Handmade By Machines show at…


Added by The Justified Sinner on June 21, 2015 at 4:39am — 2 Comments

Jewellery Technology and the GSA Degree Show 2015

Digital Jewellery Day - Glasgow Kelvin College - June 2015 - 1

Another busy week, this time hosting at Glasgow Kelvin College our first "Jewellery Technology Day" comprising demonstrations and visits from a variety of people connected with digital…


Added by The Justified Sinner on June 17, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Rabbits and Wolves and Bears, Oh My!

As the end-of-term approaches and it becomes time to pack up the workshops for the summer break, I've been making up the stock to keep things going over the summer, which this time has involved using up odds and ends from other projects. A while…


Added by The Justified Sinner on June 11, 2015 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

Amber Chamber 2015/2016

curator: Heidemarie Herb

design: P.Zimmermann

This exhibition shows a number of different approaches to amber, running the gamut from artists working with amber for the first time, to those who have been working…


Added by Heidemarie Herb on June 9, 2015 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

SNAG Boston: Rapid Jewelry Recap, Photos, & Winners

June 1, 2015 |

Thanks to all who came out to the Rapid Jewelry Fashion Show Exhibition in Motion on Saturday, May…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 1, 2015 at 11:13am — No Comments

The Artist as Jeweler: Giorgio Vigna

Giorgio Vigna, Sasso

2015 collection, Copper, silver, magnetic brooches, Unique and signed, Courtesy Elisabetta Cipriani

BY Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop | May 26, 2015

Born in 1955 in Verona, designer and artist…


Added by Brigitte Martin on May 27, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Towards a suit...

Thanks For Everything!

Just spent the weekend in Brighton, a much needed break after the week of marking last week, marking the final submissions of our degree students. The above cake was a present from the lovely…


Added by The Justified Sinner on May 26, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

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

Pulling Rabbits Out Of A Hat - WIP - 64

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…


Added by The Justified Sinner on May 17, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

My Iron Lung - St Dauvit

Jan Donaldson

At last I can reveal the "secret project" I have been working on for the last month for "The Contemporary Jewellery Exchange 2015" in which various contemporary jewellers around the world create…


Added by The Justified Sinner on May 9, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Emily Kidson - Splashes of Color

Orange and creme laminate necklace.

I design and make mixed-media contemporary jewellery that combines a minimal aesthetic with splashes of color and clusters of detail.…


Added by Brigitte Martin on May 8, 2015 at 8:37am — No Comments

Vivienne Westwood

I didn't know this about Vivienne Westwood:  At the age of 16 she moved with her family from northern England to Harrow, Middlesex, where she embarked on a silversmithing and jewelry-making course at Harrow School of Art. Who would have thunk? Now I love her gutsy stuff even…


Added by Brigitte Martin on May 7, 2015 at 10:58am — 1 Comment

Louisa Guinness Gallery (UK): THE JEWELLER AS ARTIST 1960-80

After focusing for 12 years on jewels by artists known for their painting or sculpting, Louisa Guinness has decided to expand and extend her business. She is delighted to …


Added by Brigitte Martin on May 5, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Craft in America: California Handmade - State of the Arts

Nate Cotterman

Some Assmebly Required: Bacchus & Tazza

Blown and flame-worked glass, 2014

Craft in America is pleased to announce…


Added by Brigitte Martin on May 5, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Spring Break - A Holiday And A New Suit

I've been on holiday! Last thing on my bench were the silver "rabbit in a hat" charms, one of which I managed to set and polish:

Pulling Rabbits Out Of A Hat - WIP - 36

This one has 24 x 1.8mm garnets round it and I'm making others with…


Added by The Justified Sinner on April 21, 2015 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Call: Halstead Grant 2015

It is that time of year again! Halstead is calling for entries to the annual Halstead Grant, which will be awarded this summer. New jewelry artists working primarily in silver are invited to apply. The winner will receive $5,000 in cash for their business start-up, $1,000 in…


Added by Brigitte Martin on April 17, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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