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Call for Entries: Halstead Grant 2014

Halstead is calling for entries to the 9th Annual Halstead Grant competition. The Halstead Grant is awarded each summer to a new independent jewelry artist working primarily in silver. The winner receives a prize package including $5,000 cash for the...

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Member Achievements - April 2014

Kristin Diener's "Eyeball Pendant" is featured on the cover of the book "On Body and Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulets" by Suzanne Ramljak. The exhibition "Protective Ornament," in conjunction with the book, opens in May at The Metal Museum in Memphis, TN. This and more member achievements found in this week's post.

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Quotable Quotes from Week 5 of Road to Success SPOT ON

In the past week, Road 2 Success SPOT ON has wrapped up our first focused discussion on making a living as a creative entrepreneur, and we've jumped right in to our new discussion on web presence and social media. April's panel of experts is Gillian Batcher, Shannon Conrad, Victoria Lansford, Heidi Lowe, and Amy Tavern.

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Technical Article: "Embossing Photographs onto Leather" by Andrew Kuebeck

With just a little patience and a lot of pressure it is possible to get incredible results embossing etched imagery and text onto chamois leather for use in any project. Begin by selecting a sealed etched plate whose imagery or text you would like to have embossed onto a sheet of chamois leather.

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