One of strengths of the New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair is its variety. Mary Sharp Davis’ work is an example: she was awarded Best Semi-Precious Jewelry but her booth featured more than just jewelry. . .
Richard and Beth Elkin of Elkin Studio Jewelers were selected by the jury for the Rio Grande-sponsored Best Precious Jewelry Award for their exquisite work. . .
With the announcement of this year’s Saul Bell Design Award Competition winners a little over a month ago, the 2012 call for entries season has officially opened. . .
The Studio team is grateful for all of our readers, and we’re proud that there are thousands of you now! Because most of you found us in the past few months, today we’re taking a moment to go back to some of the highlights of the early days of this blog, and some of our favorite posts that you might have missed. . .
Wayne Meeten sits with his shoes and socks off, his blue jeans rolled neatly at the cuff, sipping a glass of orange juice. He’s looking at me a bit incredulously about a question I asked. He had just finished describing his training in jewelry and metalsmithing, and it was quite the mouthful. . .
Last night, at a swanky celebration dinner at JCK Las Vegas the twelve winners of the eleventh 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 the spectacular winners. . .
Today we have a video clip featuring Robin Waynee of Chimayo, New Mexico. Robin was the 2010 winner in the Silver/Argentium® Silver category. . .
Thomas Dailing and Geoffrey Giles: Saul Bell Design Award Grand Prize Winners of 2008 and 2009. Take a look at their inspiring work. . .
As part of our ongoing Saul Bell Design Award retrospective, we’re devoting today’s post to past winners Eva Martin and Heather Bayless. . .
Only thirty three days until the winners of the 2011 Saul Bell Design Competition are unveiled at the JCK show in Las Vegas. In our continued look back at past winners, here’s a video of the 2005 Grand Prize winner, Joost During, discussing how he approaches a new design:
The 2011 Saul Bell Design Award will be presented at a gala dinner during JCK in Las Vegas June 4th. Leading up to the event we’re taking a look back at some of our previous prize winners. Apichart Warrachart came to America from Thailand and found a freedom to follow the next possibility – and the next – and that has kept him here. This is Apichart’s beautiful, otherworldly piece from 2003. . .
As we lead up to the announcement of the 2011 Saul Bell Design Award winners this June, The Studio will be profiling a few winners from previous years.
Here’s a video about the 2002 Grand Prize Winner, David C. Freda, and the inspiration for his award winning piece “Stag Beetles, Grubs, and Raspberries,” a fine silver and sterling silver necklace with enameled glass beads and 24K and 18K yellow gold accents.