The Art and Design of Metal Clay Jewelry 2008 A New Annual Calendar for Jewelry Lovers
The Art and Design of Metal Clay Jewelry 2008 is a feast for your eyes every month of the year. It features fine silver jewelry from some of today's most innovative jewelry artists. Each page has fine silver jewelry studded with gems, precious stones, and pearls and sculpted into true art. Additionally, the reader gains insights into the individual artist's world through the images in the jewelry and commentary aside the photograph. This calendar is a must have for jewelry lovers & makers alike.
Holly Gage, the calendar’s publisher was excited to have artists represented from France, Belgium, Hawaii, and the Netherlands and all over the US. “Some of the artisans are accomplished award winners and some were very new to me, but all of the jewelry is jaw dropping and fresh,” My goal was to have a majority of original and new work and I think I accomplished that,” says Holly.
The wall calendar is 8-1/2 x 11 closed and 11 x 17 when open and on display. Calendar Artists include: Shahasp Valentine, Lora Hart, Gwen Bernecker, Miranda Groenendaal, Carol Pavini, Judi Weers, Olivia Competente/Dina Competente, Laura Hastings, Pippit L. Carlington, Sara Jayne Cole, Sherry Cordova, Megan Casto, and Holly Gage.
The calendar can be previewed at Holly Gage’s website at http://www.hollygage.com/pages/theartanddesignofmetalclayjewelrycalendar.html
About the publisher: Holly Gage creates limited edition and one of a kind fine art jewelry. Her eclectic contemporary designs uplift the spirit and empower the wearer with images inspired by life experiences, and nature. All of her jewelry is crafted with use of her own hand sculpted fine silver metal clay and hot glass beads, unique sculpture rainbow titanium, along with other precious metals, gems and pearls. Holly is also a certified Precious Metal Clay instructor and frequently writes articles and tutorials on jewelry making techniques for national jewelry publications and on her website. She can be contacted at http://www.HollyGage.com.