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Hey there!I'm a pretty new silver smith! I have just started up a little work bench of my own and I bought the EZ torch. It has been working really well the last few months, but this week the flame has started to surge and sputter. Tonight I was just about to anneal a piece of silver and I went to light the torch, It made a fire ball and the flames fell back running down the handle, I turned off both knobs but the flame didn't go out until I blew it out! so after I was sure the flame was out I…See More
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Martha Glenny

 

Martha Glenny has been a professionally active craftsperson since completing a Jewellery Arts Advanced Diploma at George Brown College, Toronto in 1974. Her career ranges over a broad area of the jewellery field including ten years as a self-employed craft artist; an international exhibition career; and teaching jewellery and design at NSCAD University and Nunavut Arctic College. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Craft Major, Art History Minor) at NSCAD University, Halifax in 1984 and joined the Jewellery Studies faculty at George Brown College in 1996.

 

Winner of the Steele Trophy in 1984

 

 

Angle of repose is the maximum angle of a stable slope of granular particles.

The concept of repose as a measureable attribute is intriguing

and has engaged my work for a number of years.

 

Fibonacci/Broad-Leaved Arrowhead

Pin, 18K yellow and white gold, 14K white gold, 2007

Photograph - Digital by Design

Fibonacci/Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Pin, 18K yellow and white gold, 14K white gold, 2007

Photograph - Digital by Design

 

 

Pins 1 to 4 were conceived to integrate gemstones and aspects of their history

or physical characteristics as a focal point of the compositions.

The series began with the piece that was awarded the Steel Trophy in 1984.

 

1. Cobalite

Steel Trophy Award 1984

Pin, Sterling, 18K white gold, diamonds, cobalite in quartzite, 1984

 

2. Lapis and Coral

Pin, Sterling, 18K yellow gold, lapis, coral, 1989

Photograph - Digital by Design 

 

3. Diamond

Pin, 18K white gold, carbon steel, sterling, 1989

Photograph - Digital by Design

4. Lapis and Chrysoprase

Pin, Sterling, 14K yellow gold, lapis, chrysoprase, paint, 1989

Photograph - Digital by Design

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