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Architecture of a Ring

One of metal’s unique qualities is its ability to be shaped and formed without breaking – its malleability. The hollow ring project demonstrates the fabrication of a shell structure which can only be fabricated using traditional metalsmithing techniques.  Join us for our next session of Intro to Silversmithing to learn this technique!

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UncommonGoods Design Challenge!

Hey jewelry designers – I know a lot of you quite personally….

I just came across this really awesome design challenge from this great website UncommonGoods, and I think you should all check it out. Enter to win $500 and a chance for a vendor contract with UncommonGoods – an  curated website of artisan made products that prices itself on being eco-friendly  with their offices right here in Brooklyn!

Here’s the link 

Good luck!