Category Archives: Jewelry Design

Studio vist with Emilie Shapiro, Jewelry Design, 10/23/13

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Ring making:works in progress….

Our rings are starting to come along. Next week we’ll put the finishing touches on them so they are clean enough to be brought for casting into bronze or brass. We’ll bring them to a professional casting house in the NYC jewelry … Continue reading

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New photos from Graciela Fuentes, jewelry design mentor

Graciela writes: “During our first session Krystal and Cassandra learned basic jewelry techniques like working with pliers, transferring a sketch to metal and then cutting it out using a saw. We’ll upload photos of the outcome of this first project … Continue reading

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Studio visit: Graciela Fuentes, Jewelry Designer, 11/2/11

This week, the students headed to Graciela Fuentes’ studio to learn about her work as a jewelry designer. Fuentes is originally from Mexico. She started out doing sculpting as an undergrad, then in grad school focused on photography and video. … Continue reading

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Water Casting

For Naomi and Marcos’ last session, we experimented with a technique called Water Casting. Water Casting is melting metal to its molten form and pouring it into a bucket of water to shock the metal. This creates spontaneous shapes. Here is … Continue reading

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This is a photo journal of hand crafted rings created by Naomi Gomez and Marcos Taveraz with artist Caroline Glemann. These rings were carved in special jewelers wax and then sent out to a special professional caster to be burnt … Continue reading

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The Art of Handcrafting Jewelry

In the last couple of weeks – Marcos and Naomi have learned to handcraft their own rings from start to finish with jewelry artist Caroline Glemann. They began by recycling silver by melting it down using a charcoal block and … Continue reading

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