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What is Computer Assisted Design (CAD)?

Posted on January 21, 2016 by Mary Hood | 1 Comment

The distinction between handmade and not-handmade isn’t always absolutely clear, however, especially if you’re navigating the fine jewelry market. For example, a stone setting may be hand-forged
or designed on a computer and then hand-finished. Some may argue that one is “more handmade” than another. There’s not necessarily a right or a wrong way, but it never hurts to be aware of the semantic issues tied up in the term “handmade.”

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Posted in CAD, cast from nature, computer animated design, handmade, jewelry techniques, jewelry vocabulary

Eco-Friendly Jewlery: DIY Spoon Rings

Posted on September 17, 2015 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

Spoon rings are special because they provide an opportunity to make something beautiful out of something we no longer use.

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Posted in DIY, eco-friendly, handmade, jewelry making, jewelry making tools, jewelry tips, silver, spoon rings