TITLE

George Sawyer

AUTHOR(S)
DINOTO, ANDREA
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Metalsmith;2012, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides a profile of Minneapolis, Minnesota-based jewelry designer George Sawyer, a master at a Japanese metal working technique called "mokume gane" which produces a pattern similar to that of wood grain using gold, silver and copper. The article describes the process of "mokume gane" and details Sawyer's career as a jewelry designer beginning in the 1970s. Sawyer provides advice for young designers, encouraging them to enter competitions and create a website for their work.
ACCESSION #
82824974

 

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