History of Hair Jewelry on Dressed Podcast

If you've hungered for more on the history of jewelry, you'll be thrilled with this 2 part podcast episode series by Dressed, a show on the history of fashion. The show hosts are both fashion historians and while I have never been accused of being fashionable and I...

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We have a shiny new Privacy Policy!

Because I don't have a traditional email list for this site, I can't send you another of the emails that you're likely getting 10s or 100s of this week!  I can only write this post to tell you that we have a new, European Union, GDPR-compliant privacy policy, that you...

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How are Celtic Torcs Made?

Here's a terrific blog post from UK jeweler and blogger Poppy Porter, who makes music inspired pieces. In this passionate post she shares photos and what she's learned about how torcs were made and worn. When I go to a museum, I always want more information on how...

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Crafty Conferences!

There's this whole world crafty conferences that I didn't know about, including the Midwest Craft Con and Craftcation. Both combine how-to business workshops with hands-on making and are also intended to be a retreat or vacation. Craftcation is held in April in...

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Wonderful Craft Podcasts

I've just discovered a new podcast, from a consortium of the craft schools in the U.S., you know, the summer camps for adults where you can take professional level craft classes. Here it is: http://www.craftschools.us/podcast.html Another terrific one about craft,...

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