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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