Jennifer Dawes - Dawes Design

Jennifer Dawes - Dawes Design

"I love a lot of things, and one of them has always been metalsmithing. Ever since I first learned how to work with it, I knew that's what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I have experimented with just about every aspect of metal, from working in construction to goldsmithing, and the smaller the work got, the more intimate, refined, and rewarding it got."
Charlie Herner, Jeremy Dunn - The Rephinery

Charlie Herner, Jeremy Dunn - The Rephinery

Jewelry manufacturing is a hands-on process that holds immense appeal to us as craftsmen. The ability to develop and create new pieces each week keeps the tasks on hand feeling fresh and gives us valuable insight to the subtle nuances of the trade. Our craft grants us the personal gratification of increasing our skills and knowledge while keeping us thirsty for further discovery.
Julie Romanenko - Just Jules

Julie Romanenko - Just Jules

"I think the best part of being a bench jeweler is the ability to bring an idea to life. I feel so blessed to have found this career, where at the end of a productive day, I have something tangible to show for my efforts. It makes me feel sorry for the pencil pushers of the world!"

Serena Sciarrini's Bench

How Serena Sciarrini - mother of four boys - manages to make time to make jewelry we're not sure. But here's a terrific shot of her gorgeous bench.

 

serena sciarriniSerena was a designer of kidswear in Brussels and has a high regard for crafts, so when she moved to Montreal, she attended the School of Jewellery of Montreal and applied herself to learning to be a jeweller.  She sells online, at various exhibits, and from her studio in Montreal's Rosemont neighborhood.

You can see her work and learn more about her at her website.

 

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