Sunday, December 16, 2007

GeltDesigns Published in Lark's New Directions in Metal Clay

It is out and it is a beauty! Lark's New Directions in Metal Clay is in a store near you and would make a great gift for your favorite jewelry lover or a nice treat for yourself. This wonderful book was written by CeCe Wire. Turn to page 52 and you will find a brooch designed and fabricated by GeltDesigns. Enjoy!

Saturday, December 15, 2007

We are on Etsy!

Although we technically opened the account months ago, we just "stocked" our Etsy account, GeltDesigns. Direct online retail is a brand new venture for Geltman Jewelry Designs and Etsy is an exciting shopping venue for us to join. Please check out our our unique pate de verre and fused glass jewelry creations and remember to buy hand made:

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Trick or treat!

Enjoy this pate de verre focal bead pendant and you will be the toast of the pumpkin parade! Wear it all fall and celebrate the season.

Happy Halloween!

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Pate de Verre and PMC: GeltDesigns at 2008 PMC Conference

Learn a new technique! Join GeltDesigns at the PMC Conference July 17-20, 2008 and we will show you how to create pate de verre glass components and then combine them with metal clay to create truly unique art.

Sunday, April 1, 2007

GeltDesigns published in Metal Clay Connections

The third volume of Metal Clay Connections, the PMC Connection Quarterly Newsletter just came out and GeltDesigns has two pieces in the Gallery: Keum Bo, Gold and More.
Check it out!

Join us and learn how to make the toggle clasp in "Dogwood" and the "Gilded Web" earrings published in the Metal Clay Connections Gallery at Accents in Rockville, Maryland on the following dates:
  • Earrings: April 27, 2007 (10-2)
  • Hook & eye clasps: May 11, 2007 (10-2)
Do you want to see the original? Please visit Accents where both "Dogwood" and "Gilded Web" are currently on display.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

GeltDesigns in Lark's 500 Earrings

It is on the bookshelf! Lark's 500 Earrings: New Directions in Contemporary Jewelry is now in a store near you. This wonderful book was juried by Alan Revere. Turn to page 226 and you will find a full page devoted to a pair of GeltDesigns mixed media earrings. Enjoy!

Sunday, March 4, 2007

GeltDesigns Published in Making Designer Mixed Media Jewelry

Check it out! Making Designer Mixed Media and Memory Jewelry will be hitting the streets in a few days. This exciting new book features one of our earring designs and detailed instructions on how to make it yourself. Enjoy!

Friday, March 2, 2007

Reach for the Best

Reach for the Best

Perhaps you were out bid on GeltDesigns donations to the Maret scholarship auction. Do not despair! Bid aggressively this weekend at the Murch Auction. Help the District of Columbia Public School children "Reach for the Best!" with these lovely hand made cuff bracelets. Enjoy!

Going... going... gone
Go Fighting Frogs!

Nocere Vivere Est

Monday, January 29, 2007

Pate de Verre Beads

GeltDesigns is proud to announce its new line of pate de verre beads and jewelry!

Pate de verre means "paste of glass." All our pate de verre beads and components are unique pieces of art glass requiring multiple kiln firings over a three day period. Once complete, each pate de verre piece is hand set in precious metals for a wearable work of art. Enjoy!

Turtle Time

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

GeltDesigns offers lunchtime seminars on metal clay at Accents

GeltDesigns will be offering one day "lunch time" classes on metal clay at Accents in Rockville, Maryland:
  • Earrings: Feb. 23, 2007 (10-2)
  • Pendants: March 16, 2007 (10-2)
  • Toggle: clasps March 23, 2007 (10-2)
  • Earrings: April 27, 2007 (10-2)
  • Hook & eye clasps: May 11, 2007 (10-2)

Marvelous Metal Clay
Earring Jackets -- Feb. 23 & April 27

Earrings-- Feb. 23 & April 27

Toggle Clasp -- March 23

Hook & Eye Clasp -- May 11

Pendants-- March 16, 2007

Pendants--March 16, 2007

Although the classes are project oriented, we will be covering jewelry design, use of texture, basic finishing techniques (in the wet, green and fired states and preferred firing schedules. Depending on time and student skill level, we will also cover such topics as use of fine silver wire and simple stone setting in these classes. We will also be available "in person" to answer metal clay and other jewelry making questions during the "Accents Teacher Trunk Show" on January 27, 2006 between 11-1. Please join us and learn to make your own incredible jewelry! Visit our website at GeltDesigns

GeltDesigns at Accents Teacher Trunk Show

GeltDesigns will be selling our exquisite jewelry during the "Accents Teacher Trunk Show" on January 27, 2006 between 11-1. Please join us!

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