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Worldwide Tour of Jewelry Exhibits

Posted by learntobead on March 31, 2009

Jewelry Exhibits Around The World:
Let’s Web Surf

I don’t have the money nor the time to go visit every museum with ongoing or special exhibits on jewelry.   So thank God for the internet.   I can get my cultural fix.

WIRE KNOTTING WITH LOREN DAMEWOOD
New York City 92nd st Y
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http://www.golden-knots.com/

Loren describes himself as “I’m a middle aged guy with a red face and not much hair, at least for now. I was born in the early fifties, observed the hippie generation mostly from the sidelines, and managed to survive the Viet Nam war by dint of becoming a technician instead of a killing machine. The former might not pay as well, but it’s a more marketable skill. That’s what I’ve been doing ever since, anyway, up until the end of 2006, when I retired from the aerospace industry.”

Many of his pieces are based on what he calls the Turk Head Knot.   See the ring above.

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GIA MUSEUM
Carlsbad, California
http://www.gia.edu/research-resources/museum/index.html

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The GIA Museum’s current focus is building the Historical Collection, a sophisticated collection of jewelry, objets d’art and gemstones of known provenance from earlier cultures and periods.

 

 

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Barbara Paganin and Patricia Lemaire

Galerie Orfeo

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

http://www.galerie-orfeo.com/ausstellung.html

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Founded in April 1992 by Susy Ciacchini, the Orfèo Gallery is the meeting point of the Art of contemporary jewellery in Luxembourg.
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Link to other jewelry artists which the gallery represents:

http://www.galerie-orfeo.com/kuenstler_e.html

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LUCCA PREZIOSA
Contemporary Jewelry
Toscany, Italy
Group Jewelry Artist Showing

http://www.luccapreziosa.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=205&Itemid=62&lang=en

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