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Jewelry sketches - art of patience

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Jewelry sketches - art of patience

When I recently started to make jewelry I discovered a vast and fruitful land of jewelry sketches. It is art, believe me! If I had any doubts in that all of them disappeared after I saw in Cadaques (Spain) at Dali Theatre-Museum sketches for his jewelry projects. How is a piece of jewelry born? Imagine someone writing a book – how many corrections can he make? How many things are added and deleted in the process? The whole book is being born as a phoenix out of those corrections! The jeweler does not have that luxury. Some materials, i.e. silver, can...

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Amsterdam Diamant Museum || #TravelWithLB

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Amsterdam Diamant Museum || #TravelWithLB

Hi guys! I'm just back from Amsterdam and want to show you the Diamond Museum. It is situated right next to Rijsmuseum, Stedelijk and Van Gogh’s. Since it is created by the local diamond company, I initially had some doubts about its exhibition – such places are often victims of advertising. But these guys made it smart – so much to see and to learn! Pure pleasure! The museum is rather big – two large floors with permanent and temporary exhibitions. Throughout the journey you find out how the diamonds are mined and processed, what does their global history and industry look...

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EcoSessions: Ethical Jewelry. The talk is only starting

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EcoSessions: Ethical Jewelry. The talk is only starting

On February 28, at École supérieure de mode de l`ESG UQAM there was an EcoSession, a panel about ethical jewelry where five participants from local Quebec jewelry and sustainability companies shared their experience and challenges. We talked about ethics, ecology, transparency, sustainability and other things that are intertwined in this concept. All of them, meaning an effort to make the industry more clean and ethical to all the natural and human resources involved. This topic is not new for the journal headlines; however, it has not fully reached the daily habits of jewelry producers and clients. Only imagine, around a quarter of...

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3D design and printing in jewelry

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3D design and printing in jewelry

 I asked a professional jeweler and 3D designer, Vladimir Starkov, to tell us what 3D design and 3D printing can bring into jewelry.

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Storytelling jewelry. Édéenne

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Storytelling jewelry. Édéenne

The supreme question about a work of art is out of how deep a life does it spring. Ulysses – James Joyce That’s how the art book by Édéenne is starting, and later you will see, why…

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