SNAG

Preserving tradition, embracing innovation.

We are an inclusive community committed to advancing the multifaceted field of metalsmithing and adornment by inspiring innovative creativity and furthering education and opportunities.

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SNAG membership offers exclusive benefits and fulfilling connections for anyone interested in the art and craft of jewelry, adornment and metalsmithing.

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SNAG Conference

This annual convening brings together our diverse community to engage with speakers, exhibitions, events, and each other.

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Magazine

Metalsmith magazine gives you a front row seat to the world of studio art and design in contemporary jewelry and metalsmithing.

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June 1–4, 2022 | Providence, RI

SNAG Conference 2022

Join SNAG June 1-4, 2022 in Providence, RI, The Creative Capital, for our 50th Annual Conference. Explore the exciting and invigorating ways regional contemporary jewelers and metalsmiths recognize the past to create hope and innovation for the future through all of our conference programs.

Come to SNAG’s conference to gain new creative inspiration and foster lifelong bonds of collaboration and friendship within the jewelry and metals community.

Opens July 1, 2022 | online

WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2022

WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2022 is a virtual catalog of SNAG membership, created as a visual resource for fellow members, educators, retail shoppers, collectors, galleries, and museums. It will include one image from each participant, presented in a searchable web format. Select images will be highlighted in a 2022 issue of Metalsmith magazine and on social media. Open to all SNAG members. Only $20 to participate. Deadline: June 15, 2022.

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Metalsmith Magazine

Metalsmith magazine, published by SNAG, gives you a front row seat to the world of contemporary jewelry and metalsmithing.

It is smart, beautiful and provocative, and guaranteed to inspire and invigorate. Coverage spans established and emerging contemporary makers, artists in their studios, artist-made production jewelry, cutting-edge adornment, design, fashion, hollowware, furniture, and much more. For 41 years and counting Metalsmith has brought you the best in the field.

FLOW: Searching for Infinity

In her book, On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection, Susan Stewart describes a secret world that reveals itself when one engages with the miniature: “This is the daydream of the microscope: the daydream of…

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Aya Ito: waku waku

The Magic of Emefa Cole

Our PURPOSE

We are an inclusive community committed to advancing the multifaceted field of metalsmithing and adornment by inspiring innovative creativity and furthering education and opportunities.

SNAG celebrates the rich diversity and history of the jewelry and metalsmithing field while valuing a variety of viewpoints through supportive, respectful and ethical interactions that nourish education and inspire innovative creativity.

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From Our Community

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These are the earrings to go with the brooch posted earlier. It may be old fashioned in a way but I like making a set, though in this case it was challenging to do earrings like this. Despite planning ahead for how to set these enamel pieces the dimensional shapes were finicky to add ear wires to, so I am pleased they turned out. #vitreousenamel #enamel #enameljewelry #earrings #oneofakindjewelry #theenamelistsociety #fsg #snagmember ...

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There is still time to register for the SNAG 2022 Conference!

🎉We have an action packed conference with so many amazing speakers. This is a wonderful opportunity to networks learn, and visit our vendor room for new things!

🎉We hope to see you there!

🎉Link to register in bio!

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Blue Moonstone Studs from the Primary collection – made, like the accompanying necklace, from Argentium silver. ...

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Come get these beauties today metalmuseumstore 👊

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Today is the last day to whirl ~ Studio 310 will be open from noon until 5pm today. This piece found a home already this weekend but I have plenty more goodies💙Please stop by and say hello!

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Community Opportunities

WE ARE SNAG: Anthology 2022

Mokume Gane Workshops with Eric Burris

Chisel-Patterned Mokume Gane Workshop

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SNAG is for anyone with an interest in the art and craft of jewelry, adornment, and metalsmithing, whether you’re a new artist or world renowned. Join our community to learn, make connections, and support a vibrant global network.

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