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Ken Vickerson: Mind and Matter

Ken Vickerson’s jewellery is a study in balance. While respected as a consummate craftsman, a deep philosophical streak compels this artist to move beyond decoration into the realm of ideas. Like many jewelers, Vickerson was introduced…

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Studio Visit – Andrew Goss and Sandra Noble Goss

Some artists leave the big city reluctantly, chased out by high rents. For Owen Sound, Canada-based jewelers Andrew Goss and Sandra Noble Goss, living away from an urban center was a conscious choice that has driven their careers. The pair…

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Studio Visit – Nanopod Hybrid Studio

At Nanopod Hybrid Studio in Toronto, owner and chief alchemist Tosca Terran forms metal and glass into elegant adornments of otherworldly beauty. Under her leadership students learn to manipulate materials, and follow her path in the creation…

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The Jewelry of Donald Stuart

Someone once called Donald Stuart a Renaissance Man, an that doesnt seem too far from the truth. In a career that has stretched over 35 years, Stuart has mastered the arts of gold and silversmithing, textile weaving, and woodworking. He has…

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The Jewelry of Vivienne Jones

“I make jewelry the way I draw,” says Vivienne Jones. “That’s one of the great thins about metal, you can do that.” That Jones cites drawing, a very direct and personal mode of expression, as the closest parallel to her jewelry, seems fitting.…