All Blog Posts Tagged 'the' (26)

New Piece: Viennese Wastewater Cover Broach

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 23, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

British Silversmith Stephen Einhorn designs "Lord of Time" Neckpiece

This detailed bespoke neckpiece was designed and made for the Disney's film Alice Through the Looking Glass.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 20, 2016 at 7:16pm — No Comments

New ACC Conference "Present Tense" - The Current State of Craft, October 13 - 15 in Omaha, Nebraska

October 13 - 15 in Omaha, Nebraska

ACC’s 2016 national conference will draw together an essential group for a conversation about the current state of craft. The aim is to challenge, inspire, and educate existing members of the craft and design community and engage new audiences through open…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 14, 2016 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Versailles Gate Ring

All the luxury and impracticality of the Ancien Regime, at your fingertips!

4.75 x 5 x 1.5"

Sterling silver with 22K gold overlay

Thanks to apprentices Kirsten Kulland, Anna Aparicio and Tammy Nguyen who all helped make it…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 3, 2016 at 4:19pm — 1 Comment

Not for the Faint of Heart - Ceramic Funeral Urns from Mexico

If going out in style is your thing, you may want to consider a new ceramic urn from Mexico-based designers Tony Moxham and Maurcio Paniagua to do the job with…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 8, 2016 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

Heat Exchange: Symposium at St. Andrews Museum

HEsymposium-blog

The Heat Exchange Exhibition is in Scotland at St Andrews Museum, Fife, and to coincide with the final weeks that it is there on display, there is a symposium on Friday the 19th of February:

"The event will begin at St Andrews Museum…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on February 7, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Synchronicity

From the series HEAT, (1 of 3) 2015 Spatter neckpiece (480mm x 480mcm - 19" x 19") Stainless steel, vitreous enamel, titanium. Image Melissa Cameron.
From the work HEAT, (1 of 3) 2015

Spatter

neckpiece (480mm x 480mcm - 19" x 19")

Stainless steel, vitreous enamel, titanium. Image Melissa Cameron.…
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Added by Melissa Cameron on December 14, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

How to Use Graphic Design to Sell Things, Explain Things, Make Things Look Better, Make People Laugh, Make People Cry, and (Every Once in a While) Change the World

The first monograph, design manual, and manifesto by Michael Bierut, one of the world’s most renowned graphic designers—a career retrospective that showcases more than thirty-five of his most noteworthy projects for clients as the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 23, 2015 at 11:59am — No Comments

Heat Exchange 2 - Craft in the Bay

HE Invitation It begins! HE2 is open in Wales from next Saturday, with the exhibition preview from 6-8pm at Craft in the Bay on Friday night. It runs from the 12th of September until the 8th of November before it moved on to Scotland for the next dates, starting in December. Those details…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on September 3, 2015 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: UNDER FIRE: a Virtual Gallery of International Enamel Artists

Enamel Guild North East presents

UNDER FIRE: a Virtual Gallery of International Enamel Artists



Deadline: Oct 9, 2015



In keeping with its mission to promote the art of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 1, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

The unexpected beauty of manhole covers around the world

Kurashiki City, JapanA colourful fire hydrant cover.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 7, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Ferguson's Radical Knitters

The Yarn Mission formed in 2014 in response to the violence and police brutality in Ferguson Photograph: The Guardian

Interesting to read about this group in a British newspaper. Where's the US coverage? - BMartin,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 7, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Our Kickstarter Campaign - We can't do it without your help!

The JUNK: rubbish to gold Kickstarter Campaign runs until the 17th July. And we really need your…

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Added by Jivan Astfalck on June 22, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

JUNK: rubbish to gold, a new participatory installation, performance and exhibition at the School of Jewellery.

Performance: 9th-13th November (to be live-streamed)

Exhibition:…

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Added by Jivan Astfalck on June 20, 2015 at 5:52am — No Comments

Alibaba and The Forty Thieves - Are You One?

The copycat problem has become a chronic issue in the crafts community.

The thieves are every where, yet we whisper about the problems embarrassed  or afraid of the negative publicity.



It is time WE RAISED OUR VOICES IN A CHORUS of awareness about the copycat thieves.



To this end I wrote a post on the American Craft Council blog titled:…



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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on February 1, 2014 at 1:00pm — 7 Comments

String Theory

01 String

A week or so ago I had 10 different types of string lined up for a piece I’m working on. It doesn’t need 10 types of string, but I didn’t feel that the finished work I was trying create resonated with any one of them. I had already discounted some satiny cord, the usual pearl-silk that you can get at most jewellery suppliers as well as the nylon…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on November 15, 2013 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

A Discussion about "The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY in the AGE of the Internet with Jay Whaley on Blog Talk Radioith J

The lecture "The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY in the AGE of the Internet" continues to create dialog and discussion on the Internet. Recently Jay Whaley, and I discussed the issues and four recommendations in a lively conversation on …

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on September 11, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Behind the Brooch: A closer look at backs, catches and pin stems (Book)

I started a wonderful project last year about collecting images of brooches from the side we rarely see, the back side. It was such a wonderful experience to see how different artists approached the back look and mechanism of their brooches.

I started looking around for more pictures, and although it was not an easy task I managed to create a wonderful board on Pinterest named, of course, …

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Added by Lorena Angulo on June 13, 2013 at 8:56pm — 2 Comments

The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY in the AGE of the Internet.

"The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY in the AGE of the Internet"

is a Keynote Address I originally gave for the International Polymer Clay Association annual conference.…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on May 6, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Do You Understand the Impact of Discounts?

Today's post on ASK Harriete is titled My Seasonal Stress Disorder: DISCOUNTS. It offers a short description of the issues and a link to another article about discounts by Jason Horejs.…

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Added by Harriete Estel Berman on December 11, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

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Conference Papers

I’ve done a bit of house-keeping and finally added my SNAGnext presentation from May to the list of conference papers on my blog. While I was there, I made Conference Papers into its own…See More
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Brooch, Fluidity Series.

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