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Metalsmith Benchtalk with Originator of Mokume Gane, George Sawyer

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Our guest on Metalsmith Benchtalk on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:00 pm PST is award winning jeweler and metalsmith George Sawyer. 

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George Sawyer is the Society of North American Goldsmith’s winner of this year’s Award of Excellence in Jewelry and Metal. He is the originator and internationally recognized master of gold mokume gane or "wood-grain metal".

George Sawyer designs Mirror ImageTM wedding and commitment rings, earrings, pendants, men's jewelry, custom pieces and other unique wearable fine art.

Looking at George Sawyer’s mesmerizing work is like gazing at clouds – you can see almost anything: water, wood, silk.

“I have always loved the refinement, color and subtlety of Japanese art. Here are some historic pieces of Japanese art metalwork, all

 relating to the art of the sword, that have inspired my work.The pieces have a wonderful harmony of composition, color,

  sculptural shape and fulfillment of purpose.”

http://www.georgesawyer.com

 

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