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  • [] Student Spotlight: Sallie Strand
    by Metalwerx
    Sallie Strand is a painter and sometime metalsmith who’s been taking classes at Metalwerx for quite a number of years, though that’s not exactly where she started out.   Kinetic necklace by Sallie Strand Sallie’s first degree was a diploma from the Culinary Institute of America, and she began her career as a pastry chef.  She met her husband at the CIA, and they have three children, though an early mutual business venture took a toll on their relationship.  Sallie....

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  • [] #DesignerSpotlight on Nada G Fine Jewelry #TheDailyJewel
    by Robyn Hawk
    Just a quick note - I fell in love with this collection from Nada G when I saw it on the Julers Row Blog - click the link to see Julie's fabulous Interview with the designer! Contact Info for Nada G Fine Jewelry:Website:  http://www.nadag.comFacebook:  https://www.facebook.com/NadaGJewelryTwitter:   https://twitter.com/NadaG_JewelryYouTube:  https://twitter.com/NadaG_JewelryPinterest:   https://www.pinterest.com/nadagjewelryInstagram:  https://instagram.com/nadagjewelry/....

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  • [] Jewelry Cad Dream. Some Jewellers buy ZWSoft 3D Direct.
    by Allan Straton
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  • [] The Best Jewelry Soldering Tip Ever
    by jeanettecaines
    How many times have you soldered on a finding you thought was perfectly lined up with the rest of your piece, only to find it is several degrees off center? (And why does this become so easily visible only after you have soldered it on?!!!) Aligning elements for soldering is one of the biggest obstacles confronted by students and professionals alike, and yet the problem has a really easy solution. In fact, when this idea finally occurred to me about....

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  • [] Journey to Incorperate Mixed Media and Precious Metals
    by broda
    Hello everyone, Crafting from surrounding resources has always been my obvious choice, to embrace ones culture, one does not need to look far to become inspired. I really enjoy the straightforwardness crafting with wood. For jewelry it is light weight depending on the type of wood and I think adds a beautiful warm essence about the piece. Although wood is not going to last forever, especially in jewelry. I still without a doubt love to wear it but would not....

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  • [] #GemShows Gem & Mineral Shows June 2015
    by Robyn Hawk
    PrimaGems USA at the AGTA at JCK Las VegasJune 20156-6—DELTA, COLORADO: Annual show; Delta County Rock Wranglers Club, Heddles Recreation Center; 530 Gunnison River Drive; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Free Admission; Delta County Rock Wranglers "Annual Rock, Gem & Mineral Show", Saturday, June 6, 2015, 9:00 to 5:00 at the Heddles Recreation Center, 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, CO.  Free admission, lots of dealers, exhibits, door prizes, and family activities.6-6—HAYSVILLE, KANSAS: Fourth Annual Rock Swap; Silver-n-Stones, Haysville Marketplace Pavillion; 71st So. &....

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