Capturing the Universe with Metal and Gemstones with Valerie Jo Coulson, Multi-Award-Winning Fine Jewelry Artist

Episode 83

What you’ll learn in this episode: What resources Valerie used to teach herself jewelry making. What sacred geometry is, and how it influences Valerie’s work. The process behind creating “The Gauntlet,” a bracelet featuring stunning Queensland black boulder opals. How jewelry is similar to architecture. About Valerie Jo Coulson Valerie Jo Coulson is an American […]

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The Jewelry Library is Creating Spaces for Connecting Jewelry Lovers with Karen Davidov, Founder of The Jewelry Library

Episode 81

What you’ll learn in this episode: What jewelry literacy is, and why it is important. How Karen curated her collection of vintage jewelry and jewelry books. How stylists and costume designers work with jewelry archivists. How The Jewelry Library is continuing its programming online. What to expect from The Jewelry Library in the future. About […]

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Yes, It’ Real.. Jewelry in Plastic! Cara Croninger’s Jewelry Journey From Her Daughter’s Perspective With An Introduction From Lisa Berman

Episode 74

What you’ll learn in this episode: An insider’s look into Cara Croninger’s innovative work and process.  How Cara’s color creations makes her pieces unique.  The impact of Robert Lee Morris and Cara Croninger’s relationship.  How The Clocktower in New York helped influence artists such as Cara.  Saudia’s plans to carry on her mother’s legacy with […]

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Jewelry in America: Discover Jewelry Past and Present at the 2020 ASJRA Conference with Elyse Karlin, Jewelry Curator & Co-Director of the Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts

Episode 73

NOTE: Since recording this episode, ASJRA has rescheduled its 15th annual conference “Jewelry in America” in New York City to September 11 – 12, 2020. Updated details can be found at  What you’ll learn in this episode: How the Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts was formed, and why ASJRA started […]

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Accessorizing the World in One-of-a-Kind Costume Jewelry Designs with Robert Sorrell, Founder of Sorrell Originals

Episode 72

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Robert transitioned from working in the restaurant industry to creating unique pieces of costume jewelry. Why “costume jewelry” shouldn’t be considered a pejorative term. What clients are usually looking for when they ask Robert to design for them. About Robert Sorrell: Robert Sorrell is the founder of Sorrell […]

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