Topic: gender

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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Glory bound. On wonder womans bracelets

An insight into the creation of comic book character Wonder Woman by William Moulton Marston, examining her ‘Magic Bracelets’ and their connections to feminism, oppression, liberation, and BDSM practices.

Glitz glamour and guys

A look at the tailor Nudie Cohn and his use of rhinestones to create opulent garments for clients such as Elvis and Liberace, successfully subverting gender norms while doing so.

Tradition and humiliation

The role of women in jewelry tradition nowadays, and the acceptance of jewelry practice as contemporary art.

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