Aug
22
2012

Seeking the Art of Jewelry across Ages(III)

The Torpedo Factory Art Center is in the old area of Alexandria, Virginia, near Washington, D.C. Here, on the second floor is a workroom and store called Susan Sanders Design. Let us go back to the modern geometric jewelry we told about earlier. Susan Sanders is a jewelry designer at the Torpedo Factory Art Center […]

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Jul
18
2012

Seeking the Art of Jewelry across Ages(II)

Several other metal working methods were developed in ancient times and still define jewelry design today. They include cloisonne work and casting. Cloisonné involves forming metal borders to make different contained areas on the surface of the piece of jewelry. These spaces are then filled with different pieces of finely carved precious stones or with […]

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Jun
24
2012

Seeking the Art of Jewelry across Ages(I)

At the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia, you can see the work of jewelry designer Susan Sanders. Her many gold and silver designs have a clean and modern look. One of her silver rings has a bold geometric design with small smooth stones inlayed into the metal. How did she make this ring? […]

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Apr
29
2009

Enjoyed the Flower Spring Fashion, All Sorts of Jewelry Dancing Together (up)

Flower Spring & Color Charms Metal’s Power Style Exaggerated metal sense jewelry, with original mother earth colored makeup, to release wild and unruly forces. Bangle: Adler Bangle: Etername Rings (from up to down): Dior Joaillerie, Carrera y Carrera, Julie Baker, MIMI   Antique Metal Colors Earrings: Lucia Odescalchi Bracelets (from left to right): Elsa Peretti […]

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