Jewelry and Shoe Lovers Unite: What Our Accessories Represent with Dr. Kimberly Alexander, University of New Hampshire Faculty

Episode 124

What you’ll learn in this episode: What material culture is, and how we can understand history through its lens Why people tend to save their shoes even if they don’t wear them How high heels relate to women’s sense of power—or powerlessness Why Colonial-era shoe and breeches buckles are still a popular jewelry material How […]

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40 years of Galerie Marzee: Still Influencing Art Jewelry with Marie-José Van Der Hout, Founder & Director of Galerie Marzee

Episode 122

What you’ll learn in this episode: Why Marie-José developed the Marzee Graduate Prize to help young jewelry artists How she secured the historic building her gallery and apartment are located in Who Marie-José’s favorite artists are, such as Dorothea Prühl Why the term “art jewelry” is redundant How the pandemic inspired Marie-José to look closer […]

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Where Does Your Gold Come From & Why Does It Matter? Explore From July 13-15, A Virtual Event. 11th Annual Gold & Diamond Conference with Lisa Koenigsberg, Founder & Conference Director

Episode 120

What you’ll learn in this episode: Why jewelry carries meaning beyond just its material value Where jewelry and adornment fits into visual culture How Lisa developed Initiatives in Art and Culture’s series of conferences, and how she has adapted them during Covid When the next IAC Gold Conference is and what speakers to expect About […]

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Layers of Beauty: The Artistry of Grisaille Enamel Jewelry with Enamel Art Jeweler, Marianne Hunter

Episode 118

Marianne Hunter’s journey to become an enamel jewelry artist unfolded organically; it’s no wonder why her jewelry making process has an organic quality as well. As a self-taught artist, Marianne follows her intuition to choose the colors and composition of her grisaille enamel pieces. She joined the Jewelry Journey Podcast to talk about the childhood […]

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Narrative Jewelry: Seeing the Invisible

Episode 117

What you’ll learn in this episode: What automatons are, and how Kimberly started making them How jewelry helps us tell stories and access imaginary realms  Why living on St. John influences Kimberly’s work in unexpected ways How Kimberly connects to her intuition to make her pieces About Kimberly Nogueira Kim Nogueira is an automaton maker […]

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