Kristin Diener’s Ring Form: Contraption was recently included in the book “Showcase 500 Rings: New Directions in Art Jewelry” published by Lark Crafts. This book can be found in stores or online at www.larkcrafts.com.
Sophie Hughes sent her collection down the runway at New York’s Fashion Week on September 9, 2012. Stylists chose over 40 pieces to include in pre-show photo shoots as well as walking down the runway. www.SophieHughes.com
Studio Jeweler Linda Kaye-Moses (above) was featured in “Cloth, Paper Scissors,” a craft periodical devoted to the art of mixed media artists. Kaye-Moses’ work explores the use of ‘nesting cases’ or enclosures for her jewels with many of her pieces, often combined with original poems. These pieces incorporate the use of traditional jewelry making techniques and metal clay. Linda was also published in the new book Contemporary Metal Clay Rings, authored by Hattie Sanderson and published by Brynmorgen Press.
See websites listed below for additional information. Davide Bigazzi Studio Menlo Park, CA www.dbcollection.net Davide Bigazzi’s classes include: Cuff Bracelet Workshop November 9 – 11 and November 30 – December 2 The Art of Chasing and Repousse November 9 – 11 and November 30 – December 2 Danaca Design Seattle, WA www.danacadesign.com Linnie […]
What led to your board position? My path to board service began with volunteer work at the 2007 conference in Memphis, TN. I wanted to be more involved and soon I was helping with the silent auction and raffle and eventually became the coordinator. It was a great way to connect with and get to know […]
Martin Ebbers, alias Martinus, began his formal apprenticeship to become a goldsmith at the age of 15. He achieved his Master Goldsmith Degree and Teaching Certification through studies at the Institute of Goldsmith Arts in Hanau, Germany in 1980. To date Martinus has spent 38 years at the work bench. Martinus always carried some unresolved questions on metallurgy. His curiosity has recently led to fascinating new discoveries.
See websites listed below for additional information. Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN <www.arrowmont.org> Arthur Hash presents Make with a Conscience August 12-18. Deb Karash leads 5-5-10, 5 days, 5 projects, 10 techniques September 30-October 6. Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO <www.craftalliance.org> Michael Dale Bernard teaches Coded/Coated August 13-16. Danaca Design Studio, Seattle, WA <www.danacadesign.com> Rachel Shimpock […]