Time to get educated! And to help get us all started, we’re holding a books and dvds contest. . .
It's a contest!
Last week, Rio’s blog group stepped into a conference room, closed the door, and read your jewelry haikus. More than 150 entries in all, ranging from beautiful to witty to hysterical. How could we possibly pick just one?? We couldn’t. There were so many amazing entries, we felt compelled to give out multiple prizes. We broke your haikus into different categories, and have awarded a winner (or in one case, winners) for each category. . .
Were you reading The Studio back in March 3? If so, you probably already know about our Haiku Contest. Maybe you’ve already entered a haiku of your own! Here at The Studio we’ve been blown away by your response. More than a hundred of you have entered so far, with haikus that range from witty to hysterical to poignant to beautiful.
The Studio is having a Haiku Contest, and the winner gets to choose one of 3 fabulous prizes!
Comment on this post with a Haiku about jewelry, jewelry tools, jewelry-making, jewelry selling, or any other topic that looms large in your life as a jeweler. For this contest, a Haiku is defined as a 3-line poem, the first line being five total syllables, the second line being seven syllables, the third line being five…
The Rio Grande Tools & Equipment catalog is full of specialty pliers, hammers, gadgets and thingamajigs designed specifically to make a jeweler’s life easier (note to self: suggest a Gadgets & Thingamajigs section for the 2012 catalog). Still, like in any art of craft, the sky’s the limit for creative DIY solutions. Few things match the satisfaction of going MacGyver on a common bench problem only to realize you just discovered a better, faster and more resourceful way to work…