Dawn, thank you so much for your insight into my pieces. Very helpful.
Your work is spectacular. It really shows all of your thoughts in your artist statement. I can see all the care and energy that went into your work. I really appreciate your philosophies and believe in your passion. Well done!
I was so excited to meet you because I am going to a jewellery show this weekend, but alas, it is not SNAG. I am going to Munish to see Schmuck. I will hopefully make it to SNAG when I am back in North America next year. I am so glad you like my work. I have a new necklace you might like, I should have pictures soon.
I LOVE your profile picture, your corsette and necklace are devine. I look forward to meeting you one day. :)
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 the non-gendered gingerbread person biscuits which one of the fashion students had iced to look like skeletons:…See More
The only place for cloth fibers, human hair and dust in my home is the vacuum cleaner, but that's not the case for Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki, who loves to use them to create detailed miniature scenes that depict Japan's industrial…See More
A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.
The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?
We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!