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Katharine S. Wood

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Antonia Schwed A Life of Creativity

Antonia Schwed, who died peacefully in September 2006, was one of the great enamelists of our time, and a pioneer of the enameling renaissance in America. However, she was not a self-promoter, but worked quietly and tirelessly both to promote…

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Champleve – Photo Etching with PnP Paper

The use of PnP paper-originally designed to create printed circuit boards-to meet the artistic needs of metalsmiths, jewelers, and enamelists. With results similar to photo etching, but without the expense and more complex procedures,…

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Grisaille Revisited

Grisaille Revisited I first became acquainted with grisaille through New York enamelist and jeweler Antonia Schwed, who had taken “a wonderful workshop” with BiII Helwig. She showed me some of the basics she had learned, and,…