So this year not only do I get to be the at the bench presenter at mjsa expo, i am also the technical editor for the new book mjsa is publishing. the book is full of jewelry making skills and techniques.
MJSA ExpoThe Show for Professional Jewelry MakersMarch 11-13, 2018 • Jacob K. Javits Center, New York City
There are many things that set custom-designed jewelry apart from mass-produced jewelry, but the personal meaning behind a custom piece is arguably the most important difference. As we browse through the picture books that make up our portfolio here at The Art of Jewelry, we are reminded of the story behind each and every piece we’ve made. Most are happy celebrations of momentous occasions and milestones in our customers’ lives. Others are bittersweet - poignant memorials between customers and loved ones who have passed.
I think of this part of our webpage as a forum for sharing the stories and the thought behind the pieces - with emphasis on the painstaking efforts that go into making certain that each piece precisely reflects the emotions invested in it.
With our customers’ permission, here are some of our favorite stories: