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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Innovation in Jewelry & Metalsmithing at Israel’s Shenkar College with Uri Samet Head of the Jewelry Design Department at Israel’s Shenkar College of Engineering, Design, and Art

Episode 70

What you’ll learn in this episode: How and why Shenkar’s Department of Jewelry Design was founded. Why Shenkar is on the cutting-edge of jewelry design and innovation education. The unique classes Shenkar offers to students. How Shenkar prepares students for careers in the jewelry design field. About Uri Samet: Uri Samet is the co-founder of […]

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Discovering Tel Aviv’s Up-and-Coming Fashion and Jewelry Designers with Galit Reismann, Founder of TLVstyle

Episode 69

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Tel Aviv became Israel’s fashion and jewelry hotspot. Why Israeli jewelry design has become more individualistic over the last decade. Shopping tips for visitors in Tel Aviv. Top Israeli jewelry designers to watch. About Galit Reismann: Israeli tastemaker, entrepreneur, curator and fashion-content expert Galit Reismann decided to combine […]

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Going Inside MUDE: Portugal’s Only Museum of Design with Bárbara Coutinho the Director of Museum of Design and Fashion in Lisbon

Episode 68

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Museum of Design and Fashion (MUDE) in Lisbon created an international fashion and jewelry collection with a strong focus on Portuguese design. How MUDE was founded, and what to expect when it reopens in 2021. The history of gold in Portugal, and how contemporary designers are reimagining this […]

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Jewelry Cataloging 101: How to Organize and Preserve Your Collection with Rebekah Frank, Jewelry Artist, Metalsmith & Former Executive Director of Art Jewelry Forum

Episode 64

What you’ll learn in this episode: What parameters to consider when deciding how to catalogue a collection. How Rebekah came to work exclusively in steel. Why cataloguing jewelry is so important in telling its story. Digital and analogue strategies for cataloguing your collection.  About Rebekah Frank: Rebekah Frank is a jewelry artist and metalsmith whose […]

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