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Terry Castro, of Castro NYC

Terry Castro, photo courtesy of Castro NYC

Art jewelry’s rock-n-roll designer, Terry Castro, of Castro NYC, unexpectedly passed away on July 18, 2022, of a heart attack. He died in Istanbul, where he was based. Through his originality in mixing antiques with African design, Castro pushed his work to always live up to his artistic ideals. He often went without

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OMG, Have You Heard – Art Jewelry Forum

August 2022, Part 2

 Art Jewelry Forum is pleased to share the news that members of our community find noteworthy. Is something missing? The success of this compilation of compelling events, news, and items of interest to the jewelry community depends on YOUR participation. If you’re a member of AJF at the Silver level or above, you can add news

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On Offer – Art Jewelry Forum

August 2022, Part 2

There are so many reasons to purchase art jewelry…

  • You got that hard-earned promotion—celebrate!
  • You’re experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime occasion—honor it.
  • You wrapped up that major accomplishment—pay it tribute.
  • You want to mark the beginning of a new relationship or the end of one—commemorate it.
  • Perhaps it’s an investment—do it!
  • It’s the perfect piece to round out
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The Poetic of the Material

Iris Eichenberg: Where Words Fail
June 25–October 30, 2022
Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, USA

Exhibition view, Iris Eichenberg: Where Words Fail, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, photo: Henrik Kam

“That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone, that we are more deeply inserted into existence than the

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Jared Dishes On Lab-Created Diamond Collection With Bridal

The diamond stores Jared—the higher market tier of the Signet Group of jewelry brands—is making a case for lab-grown diamonds, or lab-created diamonds as they prefer to call it. To emphasize the store’s fast-growing category, the brand produced its latest wedding jewelry collaboration with Say Yes to the

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Bulgari’s New High Jewelry Collection Is an Ode to the

“The first consideration that we had was the snake,” Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani, Bulgari’s executive director of product creation, told Robb Report of the company’s new Garden of Eden-themed high jewelry collection. “But at a certain moment, you say, ‘Again, another snake?’”

So, how did he reimagine, once more, the brand’s instantly recognizable Serpenti, which has been its reoccurring theme for

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The top 2022 jewelry trends: hearts, huggies,

This season’s jewelry trends have never looked sweeter.

If kitsch is your vibe, set your senses aflutter with heart-shaped gems decorated with diamonds. For those with a more demure palette, feast your eyes on mother-of-pearl offerings, ranging from dainty drop earrings to layered wrap bracelets.

But if subtle is the name of your gem game, opt for a pair of

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