All Blog Posts Tagged 'jewelry' (365)

Call for Artists: Craft Boston 2018

Presented by the nonprofit Society of Arts and Crafts, CraftBoston is among the premier juried exhibitions and sales of contemporary craft in the U.S. The twice-annual show features the most outstanding artists of our time, showcasing one-of-a-kind and limited edition baskets, ceramics, decorative fiber wearables,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 21, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

It's Showtime!

School of Jewellery - Graduate Show 2017 - 39 - Simon Colston

It's that time of year again when the jewellery graduates gather up their work from the year and present it to the public. I'll start off with the show-stoppers from Horology.



Our BA Horology…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 19, 2017 at 8:30am — No 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

Parallels: Modern Design Mimics Historic Architecture

The above image is taken from a …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 7, 2017 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Preparations

Graduate Show 2017 Preparations - 2



A short hiatus in posts recently which is not that there's been nothing going on, more that it hasn't been anything major and I've actually been too busy to get time together to write. SO a longer post with a lot of…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on June 3, 2017 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

ACC blog: Velvet da Vinci Goes Digital

San Francisco’s Velvet da Vinci will close July 1, owner Mike Holmes has announced, saying he plans to continue and expand the online presence of the gallery in lieu of its brick-and-mortar…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on May 11, 2017 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Starbucks and yet another Guggenheim

Dem Bones...

A very full week last week, kicking off with meetings at Craftspace about an exciting project which is coming up in July, about which I will report in due course, and an opportunity for my students to design some very prestigious sporting…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on May 11, 2017 at 6:32am — No Comments

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

Eva (tinctory) - fabric and…



From Latin, Tinctura means dyeing. Eva adds to her name “tinctory,” a word that she feels may not exist but if it did, would mean a place where…
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Added by 2Roses on May 8, 2017 at 4:31pm — No 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

Fade Out Again

Mosque Skyline



I had a wonderful time in Istanbul when I visited in 2013. Now, four years later, it seems that I may never be able to return again. The liberal, secular country created by Atatürk is succumbing to the power-plays of the fascist Erdoğan,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on April 18, 2017 at 2:34pm — No Comments

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

Seulgi Kwon - unpredictable organisms 



Kwon’s work interested us because of its use of clear plastic and silicone. Although her art is organic in nature, it embraces the science associated with cells, their growth,…

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Added by 2Roses on April 17, 2017 at 2:27pm — No Comments

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

Michihiro Sato - Fragile



Paper, cashew paint (a coating material made from the phenol compound extracted from cashew nuts), silver and stainless steel comprise the ingredients list of the work of Michihiro Sato. Carved, colored and stacked recycled papers…

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Added by 2Roses on April 10, 2017 at 6:33pm — No Comments

The rumors are true!

"Thing" is now working at 2Roses after taking early retirement from the Adams Family. "I appreciate the more creative dress code at 2Roses", says Thing. …

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Added by 2Roses on April 8, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

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

Susan Chin - Precious Ebony and Compositions in Black



Susan Chin’s path as a jeweler began with a handed down box of tools, bits of ebony and bone, and a class at the “Y” in Philadelphia. The magnetism of the ebony in her one-of-a-kind pieces…

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Added by 2Roses on April 4, 2017 at 12:58am — No Comments

Old and Improved!

Birmingham Spring



Spring has just about got to Birmingham this week and on Wednesday night it was a pleasant - almost warm - walk to the IKON gallery for the private view of the new show of work by two…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on March 19, 2017 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Fondue and More

Not so much going on this week, so a relatively short post: most of the students and staff are at Schmuck in Munich.

Made in the Middle 2017 - Parkside Opening - 1



Highlight of the week for me was the opening of the "…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on March 12, 2017 at 2:41pm — No Comments

20/20 Creative Collaborations Multiplied

What do you do when a friend approaches you with one of her bucket list items? You say YES! It's what I did and for the past year, my friend, metalsmith professor …

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 9, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments

Golden Years

Goldsmiths' Craft And Design Awards 2017 - 1



Last week kicked off to a glorious start with the Goldsmiths' Company Craft and Design Awards, held in the opulent surroundings of Goldsmiths' Hall in…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on March 6, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Tea For Sixty-two and Sixty-Two for Tea

Tea Sets - 1



This lurid display is another of the short projects run by the BA class, this time to introduce them to various technologies, including turning, press-forming, spining, sand-casting, thread-cutting, riveting, laser-cutting, and finishing. Yes,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 19, 2017 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Sticky!

There is a lot of sellotape in this post.



This week saw Birmingham host Spring Fair, the largest jewellery and giftware fair in the UK. Quite aside from being the largest collection of utter tat I have ever witnessed in one place, the jewellery and watch section of the fair is always interesting and over the years, I've made a few visits here. This time around, we decided to take our entire cohort…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on February 12, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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