Metalsmith magazine is committed to opening eyes and minds to the wealth of creative expressions within the jewelry and metalsmithing field. Our readers are actively engaged in the field as makers, educators, curators, gallerists, art historians, collectors, and more. Accordingly, Metalsmith aims to be literate, thought provoking, engaging, and exploratory.
Metalsmith readily seeks submissions and values new voices and fresh ideas that represent the field’s breadth and depth. The content categories listed below are to serve as a sample of what we publish. Submissions need not be limited to these categories. We strongly encourage outside-the-box ideas and approaches and are open to proposals that do not fit neatly.
Coverage of key figures past and present, illuminating their stories, philosophies, creative contributions, and impact on the field
Discussions of broader developments, trends and topics related to the field
Articles on past periods and schools of thought that have shaped contemporary jewelry and metalworking
Findings / New & Noteworthy
A snapshot of trends and innovations from various corners of the field
In the Studio
Intimate visits with established or groundbreaking artists offering a behind-the-scenes look at working environments and methods
Jewelry trends in fashion and studio jewelers engaged with the fashion industry
Highlights the practices and work of jewelers who are successful in the marketplace with their production lines
Spotlight on developments and less covered areas of activity within the metals field
An exploratory space for expressing personal opinions, questioning structural and historical categories, examining philosophical ideas, and more
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