Thank you to the many talented jewelry makers who entered Rio Grande’s Men’s Jewelry Contest on Pinterest. We’re excited to present the winners to you just in time for Father’s Day!
What inspires you these days? What materials are you dying to work with? Each month we present you with another “What are You Working on Now?” contest, in which we invite readers to submit a picture or two and a description of what’s on their bench right now. Well, this month’s winner, Sara Porle, has won a $10 Rio credit, and July’s contest has officially begun – show us your stuff for a chance to win!
This past weekend, at a swanky celebration dinner at JCK Las Vegas, the winners of the thirteenth annual Saul Bell Design Award competition were announced. The long-awaited gala event represented the culmination of a year of creation, submission, and deliberation. Here are a few of the spectacular winners. . .
The countdown continues…it’s nearly time to announce the winners of the 2013 Saul Bell Design Award competition at JCK Las Vegas! Today, we’re taking at look at the design approach of 2012 Emerging Artist winner Drew Abts.
One of my favorite new Dynasty Stamp sheets is Garden Thorns designed by Sherri Haab, an awesome metal clay artist and all around cool chick. Garden Thorns lets you bring the garden into your studio, and today we’re showcasing two projects using Sherri’s blooming Dynasty Stamp sheets. Enjoy!
Rio Grande has the honor of having almost 27,000 “likes” on its Facebook page—and what a great community it is! In January, we decided to give back to our Facebook friends by offering our banner space as a place to showcase their great jewelry pieces. Today, on The Studio, the spotlight is on five of our recent banner contest winners. Check out their impressive work and read their stories!
The countdown continues…we’re just a couple of weeks away from recognizing the winners of the 2013 Saul Bell Design Award competition at JCK Las Vegas. Today, we’re catching up with metal clay artist and two-time winner Gordon K. Uyehara.
What inspires you these days? Are you learning new techniques that you’d love to show off? This month’s “What are You Working on Now?” contest winner Erin Austin is! Each month we invite readers to submit a picture or two of what’s on their bench right now and tell us a bit about what’s keeping them inspired and fresh. Erin’s work is in the spotlight this month, she won a $10 Rio credit, and June’s contest has officially begun—show us your stuff for a chance to win!
Each year, as we get closer to the announcement of the Saul Bell Design Award winners, we relish the anticipation by chatting with a few past winners. I recently caught up with Marina Babić –2012 first place winner in the bead category—and asked her how she got started in jewelry art and what she’s doing now.
In the spotlight today is the story of Dennis Sims, of Alaska Scrimshaw Connection in Houston, Alaska. Read about how Dennis discovered his calling to be a scrimshaw artist in the frozen north and find inspiration in stunning examples of his craft!
Less than one month from today we will be recognizing the winners of the 2013 Saul Bell Design Award competition at a gala dinner during JCK Las Vegas. We recently caught up with master jeweler, Thomas Dailing, to see what he’s been up to since his impressive grand prize win in 2008.
It’s that time of year! In just over a month, we will be recognizing the winners of the 2013 Saul Bell Design Award competition at a gala dinner during JCK Las Vegas. Until then, The Studio is visiting with past winners to report on what they’ve been up to. In today’s post Shelby chats with Chihiro Makio whose work has been inspiring us since 2003!