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February 3 - March 31

Bring on the Gems

Select works on view in-person during the Tucson Gem Show February 3-4, plus more online February 3-March 31. Bring on the Gems showcases pieces by SNAG members that include gems, pearls, minerals, or rocks of any and all types. Traditional, non-traditional, and avant-garde uses of these materials in adornment are to be featured in this exhibition & sale.

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Celia O'Kelley, enamel on copper, sterling silver.

SNAG Slide Archive

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In Remembrance: Sharon Church

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of Sharon Church’s passing on December 25th, 2022. Because Sharon has touched the lives of so many people it feels impossible that a single one of us could capture…

In Remembrance: Ben Dyer

We are saddened to share the news that North Carolina goldsmith Ben Dyer passed away on July 3rd, 2022. Ben was a former member of SNAG, great friend of CERF+ and longtime American Craft Council exhibitor. In his Hillsborough, NC…

Small but Vibrant: The Evolution of Contemporary Jewelry and Metals in Taiwan

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Tech Text: Technical Articles 1975-2010

This book includes articles from SNAG’s first 35 years of publishing technical information for its membership. As part of SNAG’s mission to advance professional practices through education, these articles have been of ongoing benefit to the membership as well as…

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