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Tuesday, January 25, 2011


CHA - Craft and Hobby Association Show

 Saturday, Jan 29th

Launching of
"Modern Expressions - creating fabulous and fashionable jewelry" 

At  11:00 AM in the Beadalon, booth # 501.

I will be kicking off the celebrations of my first solo book with the company that has been with me since my first days in the DIY market.
I will be signing copies of the book  and showcasing some of the designs.
Stop by and let's chat about what is in and what is out. 
If you can't make the morning gig, come to F + W booth 2234 , at 1:00pm for an afternoon of jewelry extravaganza.

Book signing  and display of "Modern Expressions" designs.

At 2:00pm, fellow jewelry designer and author Margot Potter and I will host a jewelry contest. Contestants will make a jewelry piece at the booth in 20 minutes. The winner, picked by Margot and I will be awarded a special prize. This event is sponsored by Beadalon and  SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS . Both companies donated all the components that will be available to play with.

If you are planning to walk the show, make the time to stop by and enter the world of 
"Modern Expressions". Your support will be deeply appreciated.

See you there!


Thursday, January 20, 2011

A big surprise by Harper's Bazaar

Firstly, I'd like to apologize my readers for been away from this space since last year. My holiday season was very strange..for good and for bad...I wasn't feeling very creative, and although I had so many things to say about 2010 I felt like the moment wasn't right.
I have been occupied organizing my upcoming trips to trade shows, workshops, demos and book signings for my book and a schedule with my upcoming events will be posted soon.

Now, let's begin the new year with big news.
My book, "Modern Expressions- creating fabulous and fashionable jewelry..." released by North Light Books is featured in the "Hot List " of the February issue of Harper's Bazaar.
It's an honor to have my first solo book mentioned by a magazine of such importance in the fashion industry.
Thank you HB and I hope I can still wow you with my creations.

Thanks to Sarah Reynolds who's is the marketing manager with F+W  Media and has been a great partner on turning my book onto a hit.

Here are the images scanned from the issue I bought last week when I was down in Houston, TX.

  Who would know that the guy who loves the fashion magazines and is constantly sharing his favorites covers here, would be reading about his work in the pages of one of those magazines...

Page 76 - Hottest, Newest, Latest

Images collected from Harper's Bazaar magazine © 2011.