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Art College AR.CO

For over 25 years now, the jewelry class at the Art College “AR.CO” in Lisbon, Portugal, has analyzed to what extent jewelry can make a confident and authentic statement in the artistic sector. Students and lectures from all over the world

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Differences between Managing and Micromanaging

As a Business Strategy it is important to recognize the differences between managing and micromanaging. Read on for Andrea Hill’s take on losing control on managing as a manager. I once had an employee who knew absolutely everything.…

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Edenta Swiss Quality

This specialist company has brought out a catalogue, tailor made for the jewelry and tool industry. It includes one of the most nicely balanced ranges of highest quality rotary instruments, like traditional silicon rubber polishers as well

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Goldmines, Goldrushes and Nugget Jewels

“…GOLD – EVERYWHERE THE GLINT OF GOLD.” THESE WERE THE WORDS RECORDED BY HOWARD CARTER TO DESCRIBE HIS INITIAL GLIMPSE OF THE TREASURE OF THE YOUNG EQYPTIAN KING, TUTANKHAMEN, WHOSE TOMB HE DISCOVERED ALONG WITH LORD CARNAVON IN 1992.…

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Manufacturing Jewelry in Platinum Some Basic Facts

Properties of platinum Platinum ore To get one ounze of pure platinum you have to process 11 tons of ore. Platinum (Pt) is one of the heaviest precious metals. Pt has an extremely low thermal conductivity, it doesn’t bend or twist even…

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Studio Visit – Milt Fischbein

Safety is key in Milt Fischbein’s studio. Milt Fischbein of Milt Fischbein Metal Arts in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, recently moved his 20-year-old business into a new studio location. While he reused most of what he had in his original…

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US Trends From Light to Dark

After the moody, broody looks for fall, American fashion designers cleared the air for spring with easy, breezy, feminine clothes, declared Gwen Marder, fashion writer for Fox News after the runway shows in September. The feeling was exemplified

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White Magic

It is half a century ago that the first South Sea pearl farm was founded in Northern Australia. And the South Sea Pearl Consortium has certainly made sure that this anniversary was celebrated with a fantastic exhibition in honor of these exquisite

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Wolfgang Uhl: Lord of the Stones

It is often multi-professionals that enrich contemporary jewelry design with their new points of view. This is also true of the work created by the mechanical engineer Wolfgang Uhl from Offenbach am Main near Frankfurt. He has dedicated himself