Link to This Site
The List of Links below includes resources which I have found useful (invaluable in some cases) and/or inspiring. Since exchanging links with other websites is a great way to increase traffic, I welcome inquiries about exchanging links with sites that could be considered resources to a jeweler or a site visitor.
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Title: Fine Art Jewelry ~ Beth Rosengard
Description: Tour the fine art jewelry site of Beth Rosengard, Jewelry Designer ~ Goldsmith, whose work combines the rich luster of precious metals with a rainbow of colorful gemstones.
Please contact me if you are interested in exchanging links and if you believe your website might be of interest to visitors to my website.
List of Links
Jewelry-Making and Metalsmithing Information
The gem and jewelry world's foremost information resource on the Internet. Open to the public and free of charge. Includes a substantial library of articles, publications, reports, and technical data on gem and jewelry related topics; as well as a sizable collection of art and jewelry galleries for both the casual visitor and the professional. Also includes information about subscribing to the Orchid discussion group.
Links and lists of just about everything to do with jewelry and metalsmithing: jewelry designers, galleries, exhibitions, publications, museums, schools, and discussion groups. Hosted as "a labor of love" by jeweler Susan Sarantos.
Offers CD source books of jewelry and metal artists as well as a Hallmark/Trademark Directory of jewelers and metalsmiths.
Stone Dealers and Lapidaries
Here's another site that makes me drool! Great cabs.
Gorgeous faceted and smooth briolettes in every imaginable color and gem.
The site of opal dealer, miner and cutter Barbara McCondra. In addition to mouth-watering images of opals, this site contains a wealth of information and entertaining stories about opals, especially from Yowah, Australia.
Metalsmithing and Jewelry Associations
The MASSC hosts outstanding workshops and other events for metalsmiths at all levels. The site includes a gallery of members' work.
The mission of the NAIA is to strengthen, improve and promote the artistic, professional and economic success of artists who exhibit in art shows. The site includes a members' gallery and several forums for members.
Shows, Exhibitions, Galleries
Produced by Roy Helms & Associates, the CCM shows are among the best on the West Coast for fine crafts of all kinds. Free passes to the shows are available on the site. I typically exhibit at the fall show in early November. More information here.
Avisen-avk is an international art and culture magazine which includes an art gallery with free membership for artists throughout the world.
If I didn't take my own photos, Barry would be the person I called on for all my photography and digital imaging needs. He does outstanding work, including all the images in the last two years for the American Jewelry Design Council's Design Project.
Other Useful Links
Stephanie has been both my personal trainer and my nutrition counselor at different times over the last several years. She is outstanding in both areas and has incredible patience! Highly recommended.