Press Releases tagged with earrings

Lovely piece of Belleek Irish china from either a broken antique cup, saucer or plate and installed in a sterling silver cuff bracelet.

DinnerWear Jewelry takes broken antique china and turns it into beautiful, unique, wearable keepsakes

Released: April 17, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – For most people an antique china plate, cup or saucer that’s been chipped, cracked or broken might be trash. But for Mary-Ann Wood it’s treasure. Wood is the owner of a business called DinnerWear Jewelry that uses designs cut from these fractured unfortunates and turns them into unique costume jewelry pieces, mostly necklaces, earrings, lariats and brooches. “The jewelry pieces I craft aren’t just one-of-a-kinds and beautiful, they carry great sentimental value to the wearer,” Wood said. “They are worn, shared and passed on. The fact that each piece has been made by han...


Lori Kaplan, jeweler, New York

JEWELERS EXHIBIT RANGE OF MEDIA & TECHNIQUES at THE AMERICAN FINE CRAFT SHOW, THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM NOV. 18-19

Released: November 10, 2017

90 exhibitors in all to fill the Museum’s Beaux-Arts Court in time for holiday shopping The Brooklyn Museum’s Beaux-Arts Court will shine with jewelry in a remarkable range of styles, media and techniques November 18-19, the weekend before Thanksgiving. The exhibitors are among the 90 at the fifth American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn. In addition to silver, gold, platinum, copper, brass and recycled metals, the artisans work in Polymer clay, nylon mesh, silk, wool and felt, precious and semi-precious stones, glass, Shakudo, Shibuichi and one incorporates found objects. They are experts in s...


Sarah Churgin

Open House at Rago on September 9th Features Panel Presentation “The Stories Things Carry”

Released: August 27, 2014

Open House at Rago on September 9th Features Panel Presentation “The Stories Things Carry”  Lambertville, NJ:  Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on Tuesday, September 9 at 6 p.m., featuring a panel presentation, “The Stories Things Carry”.  Featuring Rago specialists, the presentation takes place during the preview week for the Rago Estates and Unreserved auctions to be held on September 12, 13, and 14.   The staff at Rago sees scores of consignment inquiries daily. Infrequently but inevitably, each of us confronts objects that take hold of ou...


Rago Auctions Announces Its Fall 2014 Auction Schedule

Released: July 09, 2014

RAGO AUCTIONS ANNOUNCES ITS FALL 2014 AUCTION SCHEDULE   Great Estates: Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13, 2014   Estate auctions bring a broad selection of exceptional, fresh-to-market American, English and Continental property from the Northeast’s fine homes, collectors and estates. Furniture; porcelains and glass; sculpture; mirrors; clocks; lighting; historic art; rugs; fine and monumental silver and plate; and coins and currency. Styles from the early Renaissance and Baroque to the Belle Époque, as well as the Chippendale, Federal, Victorian and Ren...