Even if you are not into beading and jewellery don’t miss taking a look at the 2007 Saul Bell Design Award Winners . The challenge was to create an innovative design in any of five different categories.
The predominant metal is gold, platinum, or a combination of both. May be cast, fabricated, forged, assembled or any combination of techniques. Must be your original design.
Precious Metal Clay®
The predominant material is either silver or gold Precious Metal Clay® (PMC), PMC+® or PMC3®. Must be your original design.
The predominant design elements are beads, pearls, or other strung ornaments. Beads may be any material. Must be your original design or assembly.
The predominant metal is silver. May be cast, fabricated, forged, assembled or any combination of techniques. Must be your original design.
A vessel that is spun, drawn, forged and/or raised. May incorporate decorative cast or fabricated components into the design. The medium is predominantly silver and/or gold.