flux: snag conference exhibitions in seattle may 26-29, 2011

If I was still living in Seattle, Washington, I would be attending the Society of North American Goldsmiths 2011 conference at the end of May. This year’s exhibition is entitled Geography: “The science of geography seeks to provide a unified view of the natural world (physical geography) and the relationship between humans and the landscape (cultural… Read More flux: snag conference exhibitions in seattle may 26-29, 2011

XVII artigianato & palazzo 2011 @ gardini corsini, Florence

3 days of demonstrations with Florentine artisans of traditional hand-crafts: For three days, you can visit the historic and beautifully maintained formal garden of Palazzo Corsini sul Prato in Florence and watch master artisans working their hand-crafts of ancient (and almost lost) techniques of work in bronze, silver, gold, wood, glass, wrought iron, paper, and… Read More XVII artigianato & palazzo 2011 @ gardini corsini, Florence

elgin watches

Elgin, Illinois, approximately 30 miles NW of Chicago…The National Watch Company was founded in 1864. Ten years later, the name was changed to Elgin National Watch Company and became one of the largest producing watch companies in America. In the 1920’s they were producing over half of the watches in the country. Now these vintage watches… Read More elgin watches