Grains of Glass

An open studio for enamel artists worldwide

Guilds - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

 

 

 

 



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CALIFORNIA

 

1. Northern California Enamel Guild

P.O. Box 254

El Cerrito, CA 944530

President: Anna Tai - email: anna@trinityventures.com

Membership: Judy Stone - email: judy@jstoneenamels.com

Newsletter Editor:  Evelyn Markasky, eamarkasky55@gmail.com.

Wesbite: www.enamelguild.org

 

2. Enamel Guild:West

Southern California

President: Steve Artz - email: sjartz@cox.net

Secretary: Karla Maxwell - email:karlamaxwell@cox.net

Newsletter: Greg Storrs - email: gstorrs1@san.rr.com

3. San Diego Enamel Guild

Studio 5
1770 Village Place
San Diego, CA 92101
President: Rich Schneider, email: deep_c_fish@hotmail.com
Secretary: Karim Carlock, email karimcarlock@yahoo.com
Newsletter: L. J. Rosen, email ljrosen.hall@gmail.com

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FLORIDA

 


Enamel Guild South, Inc.(est. 1975)

Miami, Fl

President: Donna Buchwald

Newsletter Editor: Marilyn Tendrich-

email:info@enamelguildsouth.org

www.enamelguildsouth.org

35 members from South Florida meet six times a year for programs

devoted to enameling, design, metalsmithing and related topics. Yearly

workshops are held with noted enamelists from around the world. At least one

major exhibition a year in a local gallery and the Guild takes part in several

local outdoor weekend shows.

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West Coast Society of Goldsmiths - Florida

http://www.wcfsg.com/studio-locations.html

Currently the West Coast chapter has three partnered studios in the Tampa Bay Area. The Morean in St Petersburg, Dunedin Fine arts Center
and Manatee are all relatively close depending on what part
of Tampa you are in. Our website- www.wcfsg.com will have
addresses of each studio and hours of
operation.

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KENTUCKY

 





THE OHIO VALLEY ENAMELING GUILD



Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month (March through December) at 7 PM. at the W.W. Carpenter Enamel Foundation in Bellevue,  Kentucky.

President:  Lydia Morrison  e-mail   love2makejewelry@yahoo.com
Vice President:  Brooke Medlin
Secretary:  Pat Westby
Treasury: Charlotte Frazer

 

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NORTH CAROLINA

 

 

 

 

 

Jewelry and Enameling Guild of Fayetville, N.C.

c/o David Wendelken

email: david_wendelken@nc.rr

Tel. #: 1-910-677-0495

http://www.PurePortals.com\fayjeweler

 

The Fayetteville, NC Jewelry and Enameling Guild is a non-profit group of people interested in making jewelry.  Whether you are a professional or a hobbyist, you'll get to meet and learn from other fun folks who share your interests.

Our members teach a number of workshops throughout the year on different jewelry and enameling topics. 

 

We currently have 18 people involved with the guild.

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THE GREAT LAKES

 

Wisconsin..........Illinois...... Minnesota.....Iowa.........Ohio..........Michigan

Great Lakes Enameling Guild

8040 S. 66th St.

Franklin, WI 53132

President: Barbara Pelowski

Email:barb@barbpel.com

Phone:414-425-2465

Membership: Gail Nelson

The Guild membership covers the states that touch the Great Lakes

but everyone is welcome to join. ___________________________________________________________________

NORTH EAST STATES


Connecticut.... Maine....... Maryland..... Massachusettes...New Hampshire,

New Jersey..... New York... Pennsylvania... Rhode Island... Vermont



North East Enamel Guild(est 1992)

President : Sandra Kravitz - email: sandralan@verizon.net

Secretary: Cecilia Echeverri - email:ceciliaecheverri@yahoo.com

Membership: Lois Grebe - email: jl.grebe@comcast.net
www.enamelguildnortheast.org
The Guild offers a yearly Spring Conference with workshops taught by noted artists

from around the world, on-line newsletter and student scholarships to the conferences.

Membership covers the New England and Mid-Atlantic states but is also open to anyone. ___________________________________________________________________

WASHINGTON, DC -MARYLAND - VIRGINIA

National Enamelist Guild (NEG)

President: Vera Meyer - vera@nationalenamelistguild.com
Membership: Ej Braida - ej@nationalenamelistguild.com

 Website: http://nationalenamelistguild.com

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THE WELCOME MAT-WORKSHOPS

WELCOME MEMBERS

        SWITZERLAND

        AUSTRALIA

ITALY

            CANADA

             USA

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$1.00 is all it takes to support the web site.
Thank you for your contribution!

 

 

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GOLD - $1,189.20
PLATINUM - $1,226
PALLADIUM - $753
SILVER- $16.39
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2015

CLASSES ARE ABUNDANT IN SO MANY LEARNING CENTERS AROUND THE UNITED STATES

- Check the WORKSHOP tab for links to the schedules of more artist workshops in your area….

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     ANNE HAVEL

April 18 – 19, 2015, Callenwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA. Some Like it Hot: Torch-fired Enamels.

May 29 – 31, 2015, Pullen Art Center, Raleigh, NC. Some Like it Hot: Torch-fired Enamels.

June 1 - 6, 2015, Tennessee Tech/Appalachian Center for Craft, Cookeville, TN. Enamel & Setting as Equal Partners.

June 18 – 20, 2015, The Grass Roots Gallery, Rochester, NY. Enamel & Setting as Equal Partners.

July 26 – 31, 2015, John Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC. In the Line of Fire: Torch-fired Enameling.

August 15 & 16, 2015, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA. Some Like it Hot: Torch-fired Enamels.

August 21 – 23, 2015, Littleton Studio School, Littleton, NH. Enamel & Setting as Equal Partners.  (full)

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JOANN CONANT

March 21-22 

Granulation on Enamel

Metalwerx, Waltham, Ma

www.metalwerx.com

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HARLAN BUTT

MAY  28-31 Mendocino Art Center

Mendocino, CA

www.mendocinoartcenter.org

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RICKY FRANK

APRIL 13-17  

Creative Side Jewelry Academy, Austin, Texas

www.creativeside.org

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ANGELA GERHARD

May 9-10

Snow Farm, Williamsburg, MA

www.snowfarm.org

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JEAN TUDOR

June 22-28

Raku

Jean Tudor

Raku-fired enamels

June 22nd-28th, 2015

The Grunewald Guild, Leavenworth, WA

For more information:

http://www.grunewaldguild.com/content/courses

Grunewald Guild, Leavenworth, WA

www.grunewaldguild.com

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DEBBIE SHEEZEL

Australia

March 21, 22,23, 2015

Cloisonné Workshops

email:

debbie@debbiesheezel.com.au

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CALL FOR ENTRY!

 

 

A Quest for the Best

The 33rd Annual Smithsonian Craft Show 2015
April 22, 2015 to April 26, 2015
National Building Museum, 401 F St., NW, Washington DC

 http://smithsoniancraftshow.org/apply/

TIME OUT......


Places to go-People to see!

 

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ENAMELIST SOCIETY CONFERENCE

2015

SNAG Conference Boston - May 20-23, 2015 
 
Powder Coat Necklace
Michael Dale Bernard
   
IMPACT: LOOKING BACK, FORGING FORWARD

The Society of North American Goldsmiths is hosting their 44th annual conference right here in Boston.  This event presents an exciting selection of speakers, exhibitions, and demonstrations over 4 days.  In conjunction with the conference, Metalwerx will host an Open House as part of the SNAG "Gallery Hop" on the afternoon of May 23rd, and scheduled three workshops:
May 16 & 17 - Weaving with Wire with Munya Avigail Upin
May 18 & 19 - Powder Coating with Michael Dale Bernard
May 24 & 25 - Gold Damascene on Titanium and Steel with Brian Meek Opportunities

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BEAD SHOWS
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Pasadena Bead and Design Show Brochure

View and print the new brochure in color (PDF 14MB) or in black & white (PDF 6.4MB).

Pasadena Bead & Design Show begins 10am Thursday, January 15th, and goes through Sunday the 18th.

Details on workshops here and exhibitors here.

300 booths, galleries, merchant displays showcasing beads, jewelry supplies,  jewelry, gemstones, clothing, textiles, one-of-a-kind works of art, and vintage items.

Fast and easy online attendee registration register online now for expedited entry.


PasadenaBeadAndDesignShow.com

info@beadagio.com | (530) 274-2222

Copyright © 2015 Garan-Beadagio®, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

 
 
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BEAD FEST PHILADELPHIA--------

 
 
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GEM & LAPIDARY WHOLESALER SHOW
Watauga Festival Center
426 Watauga Rd.
Franklin, NC
http://glwshows.com/
 
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GALLERIES
  
 
The Newark Museum
49 Washington St.
Newark, NJ www.newarkmuseum.org
A permanent exhibition of masterworks from the museums's extensive jewelry holdings dating back from the early 1700's to 2011.
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LET'S SHOP!

 

Liza Nechamkin -

hand spun copper and fine silver bowls - hand made chasing tools.

http://www.nechamkin.com

THOMPSON ENAMELS

 Medium temp/medium expansion


Most colors in stock 10% discount to GOG Members
 if you buy from Jean!

A donation will be made to GOG with every purchase.


Use Etsy code gog10 at checkout


Ships in 24 hrs


Contact: Jean Van Brederode, Thompson distributor


Email: 
javb2000@aol.com   
Phone: 717-919-7444

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     CHRIS HIERHOLZER

TORCH FIRING DVD

A dvd using a rare and beautifull technique that chris hierholzer has developed using sgrafitto with fine gold foil using a torch to fire instead of a kiln. the enamel is wet packed. it has lots of intructional and easy to read text and limited audio with optional torch set ups at the end.

 Torch firing is a perfect way to fire enamels for those with limited space and can't afford the high cost of a kiln.

click on: Ganoksin

http://www.ganoksin.com/listing/Item/torch_fired_enamel_dvd

or order through:

 coral shaffer
enamelwork supply co.
1 800 596 3257
1 206 525 9271

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 ENAMELS

www.e-namels.com

Thompson's Vintage

Milton Bridge

Shauer

Mention Grains of Glass when ordering-

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Pam East's Enameling on Silver Clay DVD

http://www.metalclaysupply.com/Pam-East-s-Enameling-on-Silver-Clay-2-DVD-Set-p/55708.htm

OF INTEREST-

Hauser & Miller Inc.

Hauser and MillerBi-metal Sheet and Discs

 

A layer of 18k gold alloy with a rich yellow color or 22k gold alloy with a bright yellow color is bonded with sterling silver to form two distinct surfaces. The 18k gold layer is similar to that of most gold-filled products, while the 22k is two to three times thicker than gold-filled, giving it more workability. Surface treatments, such as engraving, scraping, folding, and twisting, can be used to accent the two surfaces.

 

Contact us: Hauser & Miller, 1-800-462-7447,support@hauserandmiller.comhauserandmiller.com.


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A Safe Way to Pickle!

www.beaducation.com

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JEWELRY PHOTOS FROM YOUR SMART PHONE

 


DVD by Jim Lawson

Lapidary Journal


 http://www.interweavestore.com/Jewelry-Making/DVDs/Shoot-Share-Sell-How-to-Get-the-Best-Jewelry-Photos-from-Your-Smartphone.html?SessionThemeID=20&a=jp121227

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2012 Jewelers Guide to Treated and Created Gemshttp://www.icontact-archive.com/l-xV4bIuEzDeaYx0sgzRb2urPppW1er9?w=2--

 

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