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Spring Fair is upon us again, so off we trouped to the NEC with the students in tow for the biggest jewellery event in the UK calendar. The main reason for us going is that we take the opportunity to promote the students at the event in conjunction with Weston Beamor, who generously sponsor prizes in a design competition every year.
This year, they had to use their digital skills to design a matching wedding and…
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Attai Chen - Uncommon Materials, Uncommon Applications
Attai Chen utilizes wood, paper, silver, graphite, paint and stainless steel in his jewelry and sculptural reliefs. He describes his work as “a body consisting of independent,…
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It's been fairly quiet since my last post but I've managed to squeeze in a trip to London with my ex-colleague and still-friend, Rachael Colley, a trip which involved culture and a lot of work by Lin Cheung. We started off with a visit to the V&A to see the final choices for the…Continue
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Kicked off the week of 16th January with an exhibition of work by one of my colleagues, Toni Mayner, who brings her…Continue
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Gerda and Nikolai Monies - the natural and the extraordinary
Gerda and Nikolai Monies, known by their Danish artistic entity 'Monies', create fashion forward statement pieces that consistently turn heads. The collaborative couple is incredibly…
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Welcome to the International Metal Jewelry Artistry Awards presented by Bead&Button. This is a new competition for 2018 so please read the following rules carefully. Finalist entries will be displayed at the Bead&Jewelry Expo from Thursday, June 7, through Sunday, June 10, 2018,…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 15, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments
I have no excuse, no apology. I've just been too busy with minor things to get round to updating the blog, so it is almost eight weeks since I last posted. Unforgivable.
Music first and on a wet an windy night, I cycled out to "The Hare and Hounds" to hear Mats Gustafsson's blistering jazz trio, "…
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I should have posted this ages ago but somehow, despite the constant reminders, I forgot!
My work has made the cover of a major new book on "Narrative Jewellery":
"Blood Will Have Blood: A Macbeth…Continue
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The epicenter of West Coast Art Jewelry kicks off its return to LA with a special show at the Kopeikin Gallery. Featuring 2Roses, Jillian Moore, Claudia Endler, Lynn K. Altman, Greg Orloff, Gina Pankowski, Kathleen Lamberti, Marc Cohen, Shuilii, & Swinda…Continue
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But before I get to that title, what has been going on?
I find myself so busy these days - now that I'm Programme Leader for the HND Jewellery at the School - that I keep forgetting to update on what has been happening!
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This week kicked off with "…
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Molly Aleza Vogel - a contemporary approach to carving jet
Jet is a type of lignite, a precursor to coal, and is a gemstone. It has an organic origin, being derived from decaying wood under extreme pressure. Jet is a deep, dark black. Vogel carves…
Added by 2Roses on October 3, 2017 at 1:37pm — No Comments
It is that time again when the School kicks off and the eager new-starts arrive. We've just completed our "Welcome Week" in which we get the new first-year students into the way of the School of Jewellery. As happened last year,…
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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…Continue
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Julia Toledo - Wood as a Moving, Precious Material
Artist Julia Toledo creates fluid, graceful wearable art from individually shaped pieces of wood. Their movement represents the dancing body and as a dancer, Toledo captures…
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