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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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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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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. Extended deadline: June 22, 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.

Rashaad Newsome: Collaging Luxury

This is Metalsmith’s third essay in a multipart series celebrating artists whose practices illustrate jewelry thinking. These artists may or may not have a background in jewelry, but their work exhibits qualities that jewelry artists will recognize, including commitment to…

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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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#flashbackfriday to not that long ago, but to our last Ring Making Class! 😂Due to the pandemic, we had to make our classes smaller but we are now opening up our classes to more students 🙌👏 This last Ring Making Class was our first one back to more people and it was so great to see and surprisingly hear (⚒️😅) all the folks buzzing in the studio! Stay tuned for more snips from the class ✨
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If you missed this year's Trunk Show -- or were there and want to follow up with any of the exhibitors -- head over to snagmetalsmith.org where you can find links to many of their websites. Or check them out on Instagram!

https://snagmetalsmith.org/news-events/conference/trunk-show-sale/

🔹 Thank you to all of the amazing makers who participated🔹
Peter Antor @peterantor
Adam Atkinson @adamatkinson_art
Ben Cooke-Akaiwa @bcookeakaiwa
John Teal Crutchfield @johntcrutchfield
J Diamond @jdiamondmetalsmith
Ben Dory @bendorydesign
Taylor Fentz @taylor.fentz
Don Friedlich @donfriedlich
Bridget Parlato @bridget_parlato
Lynn Latta @lynnlattaart
Alicia Goodwin @linguanigra
The Metals Guild at Ball State University @metalsguild.ballstate
Kim Sheridan
Eric Burris @mokumeganeworkshops
Sarah Wheaton
Erika Novak @novake
Tabitha Ott @tabasaurusrex
Pasha Moezzi @pashadesigns
Emily Pellini @emleeep
Plan B @planbartproject
Radiant Jasmin @radiant.jasmin
Mary Raivel @maryraivelstudio
Erin Rice @erinricemetalsmith
Stacy Rodgers @stacyrodgersjewelry
Leslie Shershow @shersh_oh
Jason Stein @jasonsteinmetals
Analiese Stinson @skyward___
Aina Sullivan
April Wood @aprilwoodmetalsmith
Mercury Swift @mercuryswiftarts
Kelly Ann Temple @kelllayann
Mary Kay Witmer @mkwitmer
Kerrin Pantelakis @you_so_fine_jewelry

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TOMORROW! I'll be participating in West Medford Open Studios from 11-6 tomorrow (6/25) at Dugger Park and will be at Site 43. Come visit me and all the other artists! It's supposed to be a beautiful day. Yea! #wendyjonewmetaldesigns #wmos2022 #medfordma #buyart #shopindependent westmedfordopenstudios ...

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Two new graphite brooches for the shop! Peep the texture, nice and glittery.
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Community Opportunities

Mokume Gane Workshops with Eric Burris

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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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