Month: April 2014

I Wouldn’t Let Him Go To Jared

Left to right: Lisa Cimino, Ring, circa 2005, sterling silver, resin; Patrizia Locino, Ring, 2011, sterling silver, rubber bands, epoxy resin; Amy Faust, Ring, circa 2007, sterling silver, Coke bottle beach glass; Lisa Crowder, Ring, 2013, sterling silver, thread, enamel; Christine Simpson Forni, Ring, 2013, sterling silver, gold leaf, enamel; Unknown craftsperson, Ring, platinum, diamond …

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The Golden Standard of Schmuckashau

“Hello World. It’s us.” Thus opens, with typical paper-sword-rattling, Overview magazine’s sixteenth issue (and first paper edition), launched in Munich to celebrate Wunderruma and the small invasion of New Zealand makers that came with it. (The publication is written, typeset, and distributed by the Jewelers Guild of Greater Sandringham. It is free. It is uncensored. …

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Bridging the Divide

Sarah Rhodes has been researching the role that practice plays in collaboration between designers and African grassroots craft producers, examining how craft and design practices can act as tools for communication and exchange. Exploring collaboration through making with two grassroots, Cape Town-based craft businesses—Imiso Ceramics and Kunye—a co-creation methodology for practice has developed, capitalizing on the differing …

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