Review: 500 Silver Jewelry Designs

May 11, 2012

500 Silver Jewelry Designs: The Powerful Allure of a Precious MetalI have been meaning to post a review for this book since the day I got it (thanks Lark Crafts)  but, as I tend to do, I get lost in it every time I open it!500 Silver Jewelry …

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Happy Earth Day!!!

April 22, 2012

Happy Earth Day!!!Go outside and touch the Earth!

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Blog-o-sphere Think Tank: Your Favorite Tool

April 20, 2012

Our Blog-o-sphere Think Tank Topic For April is…Your Favorite Tool!Yeah – like I can pick just ONE favorite tool…so – I have decided to give you my favorite tool for each of the lives I lead:@AFlyOnTheWall – Social Media Manager:Online, my Fav…

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Review: Cartier and America

April 19, 2012

Cartier and Americaby Martin Chapman5.0 out of 5 stars 5 Stars For The Photos Alone……but this isn’t just a pretty coffee table book, with Cartier and America, Martin Chapman also feeds your brain.Chapman comes with a background of cu…

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Color, Texture & Casting for Jewelers by Carles Codina

April 12, 2012

Color, Texture & Casting for Jewelers: Hands-On Demonstrations & Practical Applicationsby Carles CodinaWould you like to WIN this book?  Check out the contest on the Google+ Community Page – Jewelry Artisans, Designers, Metalsmiths – QUICK…

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GIVEAWAY!!! Lark Studio Series – the Entire Series!

April 10, 2012

So sorry just realized that I never announced the winner of this Giveaway!DORI BENNER – come on DOWN!   😉  your little set of books will be winging their way to you shortly!  If you didn’t win – stay tuned lots more giveaways coming – i…

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Review: Lark Studio Series….the little books!

April 10, 2012

From Lark Crafts:”Each Lark Studio Series book is like a portable art gallery, offering over a hundred images on a given theme, as culled from our best-selling 500 series, on the topic of Handmade Dolls, Ceramic Sculptures,&nbs…

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Kevin Potter on the NEW PotterUSA 20Ton Hydraulic Press

March 26, 2012

Kevin Potter talks about the new design of his 20 ton Potter USA Hydraulic Jewelry Press…first run was in PURPLE…This new style is stronger and only has welds in the compression state – no welds in a tension state. The press is also powder-coated p…

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Blog-o-Sphere Think Tank – Inspirational Photo

March 20, 2012

Just discovered this meme on Kathleen Krucoff’s fabulous Mystical Mythical Metalwork blog!  BTW – meme ( /ˈmiːm/ meem) is used to describe a concept that spreads via the InternetMarch’s topic for the Blo…

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Mara Friedland – Sponsor’s Choice Winner

March 6, 2012

I am so excited to post this informal chat with the lovely and talented, Mara Friedland. Mara was my choice as the Sponsor Winner! I just received my necklace from Mara’s shop and I must admit it is just as beautiful in hand as the photos…now my…

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