Tucson Gem Show

February 6, 2013

Well. We are at Tucson. Which means… It’s that time of year again – complete madness for us! Great deals and fun for you guys! 🙂 Yep. Super Specials. We are just announcing that we will be in Tucson at the G&LW Show February 7th to the 15th at the Holiday Inn/Holidome, Upper Terrace, 4550 […]

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King Tut Egyptian Bracelet

December 27, 2012
king tut bracelet

We read this somewhere on the Fashion Institute of Technology NY website about King Tut’s missing bracelet. We followed the link to the piece and found this an interesting read, but more so, found the actual created bracelet even more interesting. http://blog.fitnyc.edu/artanddesign/2012/12/12/what-king-tut-would-have-worn/ On acmeclockworks website you can not only see the created bracelet, but also […]

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Happy Holidays & a Happy New Year!

December 24, 2012
Happy Holidays!

From all of us at CGM, We would just like to wish everyone a Wonderful Holiday and a Happy New Year! We wish you a very Happy, Prosperous, Healthy and Peaceful New Year! Thank You for all your support during 2012. Thanks to all at the Ganoksin Project. Best Wishes and Happiness to you and […]

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We’ll be in Chicago, December 7th to December 9th.

December 3, 2012
Tucson Show 2013

That’s right, our little shamless plug. Well what can we say, we’d hate to get lonely at a jewelry show. What we are really trying to say is: We’ll be in Chicago the 7th to the 9th, so stop by and say HELLO! We always like meeting new people, showing merchandise and trying to give […]

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Wire Wrapping to a Whole New Level.

November 30, 2012

When thinking wire wrapping, you’re thinking sorta kinda metally jewelry making, right?? Well, think again. If you look at artist Jason Burruss, a jewelry designer specializing in the art of silver and gemstone cold-fusion, you’ll find something different. Native to Midlothian, Virginia and living in North Carolina, Jason brings wire wrapping with silver wire to […]

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Ganoksin Has Amazing Rare MetalSmithing and Jewelry Making Books for Easy Download

November 28, 2012

You just may not know it but Ganoksin has amazing rare metalsmithing books and rare books on jewelry making. They are easily downloaded thanks to their efforts in making them available online. You may know it already, especially if you are part of the Ganoksin community. But we figured it a must mention since the […]

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Jewelry Making Design Blog Highlight

November 26, 2012
jewelry visor

Many times we simply post a photo, a project or some link to something we like – but we feel like this personal blog of Contrariwise on blogspot deserves a honorable mention. A true jewelry maker and designer, creating wonderful jewelry from original design, working silver and stones into one-of-a-kind pieces that are inspiring. We […]

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Follow Us on Pinterest / For more Jewelry Making Ideas and Resources!

November 24, 2012
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Yes. That’s right! We gave in just like everyone else finally, and got a Pinterest account. Difference is – you gotta check out ours! It’s full of books, projects, ideas, and How Does It Work. It’s worth stopping by – And don’t forget to Pin Us 🙂 http://www.pinterest.com/cgmfindings

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amazing artist find

November 6, 2012
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Elizabeth Staiger is probably one of the most talented and amazing artists we have found yet. Her work is just indescribable. You have to see it to appreciate it and I am sure that applies to standing in front of the actual item. If you are looking to find out what is possible with metal take […]

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Free Ancient Whispers Earring tutorial

November 6, 2012
sterling silver wire

well, because everyone loves free. right? Sure we do. So free it is. Learn how to easily make creative wire wrapping earrings with a wonderful ancient pattern. Perfect for someone who doesn’t want to get too far over their head and have some fun with wire. The results are perfect. So here is another quick great post […]

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