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Andrzej Bielak: Goldsmithing in Poland

Andrzej Bielak emerged as a gallery owner from his production and design of jewelry. Together with his wife Barbara Kanska Bielak, he manages the Krakow-based Gallery Bielak. The couple is well known as active organizers of exhibitions,

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Barbara Schulte-Hengesbach: Playful Elements

The name Barbara Schulte-Hengesbach stands for a concise concept that conveys a message without intricacy or ornament. The goldsmith, jewelry designer and gallery owner is well known for her consistent and intelligent jewelry. Barbara…

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Colorful Creativeness

The colors of metal is a strong point of attraction for goldsmith designers. But it takes a lot of experience as a goldsmith in order to juxtapose the precious metals in a contrast. Precious metal pastes offer an additional feature, as their

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Computer Design of Jewelry

Professions and professional skills change over the years. In this context, it is an undeniable fact that computers have revolutionized the world of communication. So people still unfamiliar with basic handling of a mouse and software programs

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From CAD to Jewelry

Although jewelry design by goldsmiths and designers is characterized by unique pieces, unlike the industrial production of jewelry, ever greater numbers of jewelry designers are starting to tap the possibilities of computer-assisted…

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Hilde Leiss: A Very Special Jewelry Show

Where else, if not in Hamburg, this unique riverside city, has jewelry earned a platform that exceeds the bounds of a normal gallery in terms of size and content? The Jewelry Gallery is located just off the hustle and bustle of the city center.

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Ivory Carver: The Mammoth’s Tusk

We all know them, the classic flowery and animal motifs made of ivory, which at the start of last century decorated the lapels of fashionable women and that have now largely been replaced by the mass production of modern, plastic items. The craft

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New Danish Design

This year, Denmark is celebrating its centennial anniversary as a design nation. Indeed, the country nestled between the North and Baltic Seas has a rich wealth of design products that are either numbered among modern classics or see themselves

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New Investments in the Workshop

Precision, quality and economics are the principal factors when goldsmiths make new investments in their workshops. Within this context, it need not necessarily be a major investment – small tools for manual applications can also prove

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OTEC: Rational Problem Solutions

The company OTEC develops and produces machines for mechanical surface processing. Founded in 1996, the young company received a commendation in the State of Baden Württemberg Innovation Prize. Its first customers were jewelry companies

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Otto Künzli: Freedom of Opportunity

The various education centers for jewelry design offer very different ways of completing a course of stuides to become a jewelry designer. The range of courses on offer is indeed equally varied as jewelry design itself is today. Applicants

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Roots in the Past, The Future Ahead

A little piece of Sweden’s industrial past is located in the South of the city center in Stockholm; it is currently being gentrified in order to create one of the most exciting new districts in the Swedish capital. Right at the center: the Konstfack

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Sartorius AG: No Limits on Perfection

New gold and carat scales for stationary and mobile use – working with precious metals and high-carat gemstones calls for extraordinary precision of both measurement and weighing technologies. The new series of gold and carat scales from

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Spot Welding Devices for Goldsmiths

Spot welding devices have become quite popular on the market and are indeed now indispensable features in many goldsmith studios and production firms. Instead of elaborate soldering on the item of jewelry and heating up the entire jewelry

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The Track Record of the Modern Watch

The track record of the modern watch was when the art of watch making mutated from a more or less expensive pocket watch to a practical wristwatch. And social and economic factors such as burgeoning industrialization gave society a technical