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Hendrik Hackl: art from ammonite

Hendrik Hackle gold ring

Ammonites are more than the raw material and focal point of Hendrik Hackl’s art. You might say they’re his muse. Hackl is an artist based in Mannheim, Germany, who makes jewelry and sculpture out of – or inspired by –…

Jewelry trade shows & antique fairs in the U.S. 2014

Buyers Market ©photo Cathleen McCarthy

JANUARY Jan. 5 – 7, 2014: Accessories The Show, Javitz Center, NYC Jan. 18 – 21, 2014: Buyers Market of American Craft, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia PA Jan. 24 – Feb. 2, 2014: Winter Antiques Show, Park Avenue Armory, NYC Jan. 24…

3 things you need to make it on 47th Street

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As jewelry expert Diana Singer tells her students at the Antique Art & Jewelry Conference, aka Jewelry Camp, there is a protocol on 47th Street. She should know. She cut her teeth there three decades ago and then built a…

8 secrets for shopping jewelry on 47th Street

Manhattan's Diamond District at Fifth Avenue & 47th Street. If you can make it here, you'll make it anywhere.

After three decades on 47th Street, working her way from vendor of a 47th Street booth to head of her own estate jewelry brokerage firm, Diana Singer has come to believe good old-fashioned fair dealing can work for you, even…

Carolyn Morris Bach: talismans from the woods

Daphne's Metamorphosis pendant of 18 kt gold, silver, bone, amethyst, opal by Carolyn Morris Bach, 1991, from Daphne Farago Collection at Musuem of Find Arts, Boston

Among the best-known art jewelers in this country, Carolyn Morris Bach found her calling early and enjoyed immediate and sustained success. You’ll find her work in the finest jewelry galleries from Concepts in Carmel, CA, to Quadrum in Boston, and…