La inspiracion existe, pero te tiene que encontrar trabajado. ~ Picasso The inspiration exists, but you have to meet it working. Escaping the chaos of Post Street in San Francisco, I stepped into Velvet da Vinci Gallery and savored a glimpse of Jorge Castonon’s first private exhibition in the United States. More than a year ...
During the Easter Holiday in Florence, Alchimia, the contemporary jewelry design school where I was studying closed. I was pretty frustrated with this until I met Paolo Bernardoni, a technical instructor that works at Alchimia and has grown up working in the jewelry business with his father and brother. We arranged to work together for 2 ...
“Actualmente… hay un camino.” “Actually…there is a journey.” ~ Melissa Arias Melissa Arias is an unforgettable individual and artist. Similar to the sincerity of her quote, she takes what she is passionate about and pursues it 110%. Born in Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela, Melissa, at the age of 26, already has a reputable track record as ...
“Live the questions.” Over the past 4 months, I’ve had the opportunity take a chance and to live one of my dreams. That is to study contemporary jewelry design intensively, develop my own concepts, interact and learn from emerging contemporary jewelry designers, meet some of my contemporary jewelry design heroes at Schmuck and have spontaneous ...
Walking into a crowded gallery of students and jewelry lovers, the energy inside Alchimia Contemporary Jewelry School was exceptionally colorful on the opening of the exhibition Beginning Middle Endless. Curated by Heather White, the exhibition was based on the Surrealist “Exquisite Corps” in which twenty neckpieces are on display. Two different students living in different ...