Night and Day
The differences between Jiyong Lee and Hoyeon Chung are many, but their common bonds are even more powerful.
Art Is Her Way
A multifaceted maker, Elsa Mora sees creativity as a guide to navigate all that life brings.
Young in their careers or established veterans, these jewelry makers shine.
Brilliance: Steve Ford & David Forlano
Ford/Forlano bring a painterly approach to polymer clay jewelry.
Brilliance: Bruce Metcalf
Bruce Metcalf's expertise in the history of decorative arts informs his distinctive work.
Brilliance: Jamie Bennett
In Jamie Bennett's enamel and gold jewelry, color and composition play shining roles.
Brilliance: Sandra Enterline
The play of light is central to Sandra Enterline's designs.
Brilliance: Biba Schutz
Biba Schutz's work exudes personal engagement.
Brilliance: Nikki Couppee
In Nikki Couppee's hands, everyday materials resemble expensive ones.
Brilliance: Thomas Gentille
Thomas Gentille's jewelry blends a painter's eye for color and texture with an architectural sense of structure.
Brilliance: Nicole Jacquard
Nicole Jacquard's jewelry celebrates contradictions.
Brilliance: Christine J. Brandt
Christine J. Brandt looks to Mother Nature for inspiration.
Brilliance: Karen Gilbert
Contrast is key in Karen Gilbert's jewelry.
Brilliance: Kiff Slemmons
Kiff Slemmons elevates nonprecious materials to a new realm.
Brilliance: Jennifer Trask
Jennifer Trask's work evokes both modernity and history.
Brilliance: Daniel DiCaprio
Daniel DiCaprio makes wood look alive.
Brilliance: Emiko Oye
Emiko Oye finds making jewelry a natural stimulant.
Brilliance: Lola Brooks
Lola Brooks' jewelry is both poignant and dark.
In This Issue
Modernism in Motion
Modernist jeweler Art Smith's sinuous necklace is a treasure of the Daphne Farago Collection.
America and Beyond
Aaron Faber Gallery's commitment to highly wearable art jewelry has never wavered.
Lush scenery and welcoming communities are magnets for artists in Arkansas.
Damian Skinner discusses contemporary jewelry and the Art Jewelry Forum's first book, which he edited.
At Home with the Spirits
Isabel Allende talks about the art and artifacts that share her home and imbue it with magic.
Katya Usvitsky turns pantyhose into bubbly sculptures that evoke eggs and cells.
Nervous System specializes in what they call "mass customization," allowing customers to create their own products.
Heart and Home
Home goods with artistic flair...
Mobile and Movable
For Helen Drutt, jewelry is as much an educational tool as an element of style.
Parts & Appendages
When you take pieces and parts of the human form and rearrange or reattach them, things start to get a little weird.
Riffing On a Theme
Books that please from head to toe...
Shows to See: October/November 2013
Exhibitions, shows, and markets from coast to coast...
Fifty years ago, Stanley Lechtzin jump-started electroforming in the name of craft.
The Inside Story
The intricately patterned ceramic works of Jenny Mendes come straight from her inner world.
The value of a piece of jewelry can be far beyond its worth in dollars.
Web Extras: October/November 2013
As seen in the October/November issue of American Craft magazine...
Where Do You See Jewelry Going Next?
What will be the next big trends and subtle changes in jewelry?