Ornament Magazine

VOL37.1 2014

Ornament is the leading magazine celebrating wearable art. Explore jewelry, fashion, beads; contemporary, ancient and ethnographic.

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announcements & events Continued from page 31. MASSACHUSETTS WORKSHOPS Adver tise your wor kshops in Ornament REVERE ACADEMY OF JEWELRY ARTS TAKE YOUR JEWELRY TO THE NEXT LEVEL! Our passionate instructors share their love for the ancient art of jewelry making with students at all levels. Learn hands-on skills in state-of-the art studios in our 3-day classes on Jewelry Design, Fabrication, Wax, Casting, Setting, and more, plus extended Diploma programs. 415-391-4179; 785 Market St. #900, San Francisco, CA 94103; www.revereacademy.com. WILLIAM HOLLAND SCHOOL OF LAPIDARY ARTS Week-long beginner and advanced classes: beading, baskets, cabochons, silver casting, chain making, cold connections, enameling, faceting, gem id, gold, intarsia, lampwork beads, mineral id, opals, PMC silver, polymer clay, photography for jewelry, scrimshaw, silver, stained glass, and wire wrapping. www.lapidaryschool.org, P.O. Box 980, 230 Lapidary Lane, Young Harris, GA 30582, 706.379.2126. lapidary@windstream.net. 74 ORNAMENT 37.1.2013 THE RANCH CENTER FOR ARTS & CRAFT Fibers, Metals, Encaustics – and more! An exceptional learning environment: small classes; awesome setting; well-equipped studios; great B & B – just North of Seattle. 2014 Master Classes include: Nancy Megan Corwin, Jennifer Stenhouse, Chris Nelson, Mary Hettmansperger, Alison Antleman, Michael Marx, Ford Hallam, Gail Nelson, Ray Cover, Sandy Webster, Deb Karash, Gail Crosman Moore, Valentin Yotkov, Wanaree Tanner, Jenny Mendes, Fred Zweig, Carol Milne, Jana Roberts Benson, Kari Minnick, Randi Harper and more. www.ArtatTheRanch.com and on Facebook. CRAFTBOSTON presents its Spring Show from April 4 – 6, 2014. Craftboston Spring is a selective display of ninety artists presented at The Cyclorama in The Boston Center for the Arts. Browse handmade wares from all the traditional media. Enjoy a variety of lectures, as well as the Craft Under $100 program. The preview party for Craftboston Spring takes place April 3. www.societyofcrafts.org. PARADISE CITY ARTS FESTIVAL hosts its seventeenth Marlborough show from March 22 – 24, 2014. One hundred seventy-five of the nation's craftsmen and artists show their newest work. The event also features live performances from a variety of musicians and various edibles. Another show will be held in Northampton from May 24 – 26. www.paradisecityarts.com. MINNESOTA THE SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICAN GOLDSMITHS hosts its 2014 SNAG Conference in Minneapolis from April 23 – 26. With the general demise of America's traditional industries, a shift in social consciousness has emerged from the excesses and dehumanization of the global market, leading to the resurgence of people buying locally made objects and supporting their communities. Titled From Grains to Gold, SNAG's forty-third annual conference will explore the relationship between the maker and the materials at a time when the materials, techniques and processes are rapidly changing, and examine the growing trends of consumers' desire for the "hand-made" and—most importantly— what it really means to be "hand-made" in the twenty-first century. www.snagmetalsmith.org/conferences/meta-mosaic. NEW YORK MANUFACTURING JEWELERS & SUPPLIERS OF AMERICA presents the MJSA Expo from March 9 – 11, 2014. The show is a marketplace for many jewelrymaking tools and products, such as bench tools, laser welders, casting machines, alloys, CAD/CAM systems, gemstones and beads, component parts, and stamping equipment. It also features subcontractors and business services. Gemstones and beads are also on sale. www.mjsa.org. PENNSYLVANIA SUGARLOAF CRAFT FESTIVAL hosts its Oaks show in the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center from March 14 – 16, 2014. More than two hundred fifty artists will sell work in the traditional craft media, including photography and items for the garden. The show will also introduce new and emerging artists showcasing the latest trends in handmade fashion and accessories, statement jewelry and fine art. Sugarloaf will also be presenting their Somerset show at the Garden State Exhibit

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