Episode 139: Part 1 – The “Ambassador of Wearable Art” Shares Her Insights from Two Decades in the Business with Lisa M. Berman, Owner of Sculpture to Wear Gallery.

Episode 139

What you’ll learn in this episode: The history of Sculpture to Wear and how Lisa maintains its legacy Why editorial and media coverage is crucial for getting art jewelry recognized as a fine art What the role of a jewelry gallery is Why Lisa always advises artists to keep good records of their work How […]

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Episode 136: Part 2 – Finding Jewelry Inspiration in Ecuador’s Mountains and Sea Turtles with Jameson Murphy, Co-Founder & General Manager of Flor de la Vida

Episode 136

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Flor de la Vida draws inspiration from Ecuador’s unique landscape and wildlife  How the company developed a partnership with local and international polo teams, and their process for designing a trophy for the World Polo Championship Why it was important for Jameson to work with recycled gold and […]

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Episode 136: Part 1 – Finding Jewelry Inspiration in Ecuador’s Mountains and Sea Turtles with Jameson Murphy, Co-Founder & General Manager of Flor de la Vida

Episode 136

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Flor de la Vida draws inspiration from Ecuador’s unique landscape and wildlife  How the company developed a partnership with local and international polo teams, and their process for designing a trophy for the World Polo Championship Why it was important for Jameson to work with recycled gold and […]

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Episode 135: Part 2 – Why Jewelers of the 60s and 70s Were Part of the Counterculture—Even if they Didn’t Realize It with Jewelry Experts Susan Cummins and Cindi Strauss

Episode 135

What you’ll learn in this episode: The characteristics that define contemporary American jewelry What narrative art jewelry is, and why it was so prevalent in the 1960s and 70s What defines American counterculture, and why so many 60s and 70s jewelers were a part of it Who the most notable American jewelry artists are and […]

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Episode 135: Part 1 – Why Jewelers of the 60s and 70s Were Part of the Counterculture—Even if they Didn’t Realize It with Jewelry Experts Susan Cummins and Cindi Strauss

Episode 135

What you’ll learn in this episode: The characteristics that define contemporary American jewelry What narrative art jewelry is, and why it was so prevalent in the 1960s and 70s What defines American counterculture, and why so many 60s and 70s jewelers were a part of it Who the most notable American jewelry artists are and […]

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Episode 134 – Part 2: Why the 17th Century Church Used Jewels to Entice New Members with Author and Photographer, Paul Koudounaris

Episode 134

What you’ll learn in this episode: What charnel houses and ossuaries are, and why they were an important part of people’s spiritual lives Why the Catholic Church decorated hundreds of Roman skeletons with jewels in the 17th century Why 17th century nuns were some of the most skilled yet unrecognized jewelers of their day How […]

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