Author: Cathleen McCarthy

Snake & serpent: timeless jewelry icon

Gold and enamel snake bracelet

Snakesssss. Since civilization began, they’ve been lovingly recreated in precious material to slither up our fingers and wrists, tighten around our arms, clutch our hearts to our throats. Track them through the history of jewelry, and you find a fascinating…

Heading to SNAGneXt in Asheville!

Biba Schutz with coral necklace

So excited to be attending my first SNAG conference next week! Having followed the Society for North American Goldsmiths for too many years to count, I was intrigued by the location – the beautiful artisan mecca of Asheville, NC. I…