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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A Look into Copenhagen’s Thriving Jewelry Scene with Diana Holstein, Goldsmith & Partner at Emquies-Holstein

Episode 63

What you’ll learn in this episode: How Diana’s training in graphic design led to a career as a goldsmith. How Diana and Hanan Emquies came to found Emquies-Holstein and the type of jewelry they create. How the Goldsmiths’ Guild helps connect and promote the work of Danish goldsmiths. What Goldsmiths’ Guild’s City of Jewellery event […]

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Creating a Luxury Buying Experience for Uncommon High Karat Gold Jewelry with Whitney Abrams, Owner of Whitney Abrams Jewelry

Episode 62

What you’ll learn in this episode: The differences between a retail business and a private studio. How to work with your clients to create custom pieces and keep them coming back.  Advice for opening your own retail space. Trends younger customers are seeking out. About Whitney Abrams:  Whitney Abrams’ high karat gold creations are a […]

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Patina Gallery: Presenting Sophisticated Contemporary Works Against a Unique Cultural Backdrop with Allison Barnett, Co-Owner of Patina Gallery

Episode 61

What you’ll learn in this episode: The meaning behind Patina and how the gallery was established. Why Allison decided to focus on contemporary jewelry. How the gallery’s geographic location influences who and what they show. What role Allison plays in finding the bridge between the artist and the collector. Trends and changes in the art […]

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