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Designing Family

There was an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal this week about James Taffin de Givenchy and his 753 year old family history book. While his uncle founded the fashion house, Givenchy, in 1952, James moved in a different direction…jewelry. 75 more words

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Lots of Parts

Steven Brixner approaches a new collection focused on one idea, but he allows the work to take him in numerous directions. “New work for me, begins to take form from a single idea. 77 more words

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Let There Be Color

The spring show at the ‘Sandcastle’ is April 11th. Luckily, I had a advance warning on the date. For 10 days prior to the show, the family will be here for spring break/Easter vacations with four days overlapping. 132 more words

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Mish-Mash = Unique

Over the course of a 20 year career as a metalsmith, Julia Turner became frustrated with the sheer weight of metal and moved to other materials, seeking more warmth, color and volume. 107 more words

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Say It With Flowers

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggested you Say It With Flowers. Needless to say, this timely sentiment was expressed shortly before Valentine’s Day. 52 more words

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Art on You...Not on the Wall

“This is the kind of art you hang on you, not on a wall”…or so reads the advertisement for the Roy Lichtenstein brooch. The very interesting fact in this 2014… 29 more words

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What If...

We’ve all been down that road…what if I use the copper bangle and try an ivory coil and stain it with that new product from Golden. 223 more words

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