Publication Year: 2019

Stirring Voices from an Ancient Land

In the burgeoning world of international art jewelry, beset by both lookalikes and provocateurs boldly competing for attention, the authenticity and directness of Israel’s art jewelry has consistently set it apart. Yet Ursula Ilse-Neuman only fully appreciated what makes this country’s work exceptional after having the opportunity to live there for the past two years. …

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TIME / TIME PAST

This is the catalog for Time/Time Past, an exhibition of contemporary jewelry by Iris Eichenberg and Marta Costa Reis. Time/Time Past was held in Lisbon, at Galeria Reverso, July 20–September 15, 2018; and at Munich Jewellery Week 2019, at Goldberg Studios, March 13–16, 2019. Courtesy of Marta Costa Reis.

A Place in Time

A thesis, written by Dierra Jones, for an MFA in jewelry. Storytelling is rooted in our daily lives, giving individuals the ability to connect and understand the world we live in. These stories are often memorable through one’s connection to time and place. In the jewelry field, place is significant in the life of an …

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Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty

Exhibition catalog for “Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty.” As Fuller marked its 50-year anniversary in 2019, it turned to gold to commemorate this milestone with “Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty” in its Stone and Barstow galleries. This invitational project explores the storied traditions, contemporary interpretations, skillful applications, and conceptual rigor of gold as an artistic …

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Jewelers: the Next Generation

With the current generation of master craftspeople preparing to “age off” the bench, the jewelry industry needs to know where to look for trained workers. This paper presents the survey data collected from the top jewelry trade schools, university metals programs, and other jewelry field programs in the US and Canada which currently serve as …

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What Is Jewelry Really?

We create and wear jewelry because we do not want to feel alone. But “not wanting to feel alone” can mean different things to different people. The jewelry artist must have insight here. The artist needs to understand what jewelry really is in order to make successful choices about forms, materials, design elements, inspirations, techniques, …

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