On the blog

  • Brie Flora on her Work, Guidelines, and her Upcoming Workshop Interviewed by Violet Ita   Brie Flora is a contemporary jeweler creating playful and whimsical jewelry made from repeated patterns and powder coated pops of color. Recently, she started Guidelines, a contemporary jewelry project leading all the participants through a series of jewelry assignments with […]
  • What do you get when four metals artists – formerly an art teacher, education policy consultant, lawyer, and environmental graphic designer – come together in a community metalworking studio with all the equipment they could ever dream of? And what do you get when the Clever Hand Gallery in Wellesley invites them to be guest artists? You get a special showing of eclectic […]
  • Catching Up at CraftBoston with Bonnie Bishoff Interviewed by Violet Ita For those of your who are unfamiliar with the work of Bonnie Bishoff, she is an artist and craftsperson working predominantly in polymer clay. Originally making studio furniture with polymer inlays alongside her husband, J.M. Syron, she has since transitioned into making jewelry and […]
  • If you’ve encountered an incredibly knowledgeable man with a fun loving attitude, who happens to be wearing a Hawaiian shirt …you’ve probably met Jeff Georgantes!  He is a great person to know for more reasons than one. In recent years we have been very fortunate to have Jeff as a member of our Board of […]
  • In February of 2018,  jeweler Corkie Bolton set out to make metalsmithing easier for makers all over the world by sharing jewelry making tips on her Instagram account titled “Metalsmith Society”. Little did she know it would grow to be one of the most popular metalsmithing account on Instagram with 70.8k followers!  The premises is […]
  • You may know Bill Heher as the friendly and enthusiastic vendor from Rare Earth Mining at Metalwerx Marketplace. Rare Earth Mining is a small and family owned gem company that offers fine and unusual gem materials. Bill collects and sells some amazing and rare specimens of gems and minerals from all over the world.  Metalwerx recently sat […]
  • In February of 2018,  jeweler Corkie Bolton set out to make metalsmithing easier for makers all over the world by sharing jewelry making tips on her Instagram account titled “Metalsmith Society”. Little did she know it would grow to be one of the most popular metalsmithing account on Instagram with 70.8k followers!  The premises is […]
  • Tucson Rocks! This February, Metalwerx director Lindsay Minihan and I were fortunate to venture to Tucson, AZ for the Tucson gem show. Every February, thousands of vendors from all over the world come to Tucson to sell their gems, stones, tools and various other goods. The entire city is inundated with over 45 shows, each housing […]
  • Metalwerx instructor Pauline Warg has been dedicated to making jewelry since childhood. With 35 years of professional experience Pauline has picked up countless skills and techniques over the years.  In fact, Pauline’s love of jewelry began when she was given a trinket kiln to play with as a child. Pauline became infatuated with the glossy […]
  • Sifted, wet packed, and fired to perfection.  Perhaps it’s the warm heat of the kilns set to 1250 degrees, the melodic sound of Barbara’s voice, or the excitement of students revealing treasures from the kiln, that make being in one of Barbara’s enameling classes such a unique and rewarding experience. An enameling class with Barbara Seidenath […]

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