Recently, I was interviewed on BlogTalkRadio by Jay Whaley of Metalsmith Benchtalk. Jay is a studio jeweler, workshop leader, internet broadcaster, and all-around multimedia expert. You can listen to my interview anytime here.

Jay and I discussed many of the exciting things going on at Lark Jewelry & Beading, including our blog and the fantastic Jewelry Design Challenge Contest that we are co-sponsoring with Rio Grande.

I spotlighted some outstanding just-released books, such as Anodized! by Clare Stiles and let the audience know about some of our “must-have” books for next year.

I gave some inside info on becoming an author, project designer, guest blogger, gallery participant, and shared some tips on photographing your jewelry for publication. We had so much fun (and there were so many more topics we wanted to cover) that I’ve already signed on for another interview on Thursday, January 6th. Mark your calendars, and until then, here’s a great bangle-making demo by Whaley Studios.


5 Responses

    Teresa Masters says:

    We all look forward to this interview. I want you to know Jay, very prominently has Lark’s 500 series available
    for students to look through to stimulate their own design ideas. Creativeness is encouraged here, and the books are simply catalysts.
    You and Lark are treasures for all of us.

    KarenB says:

    Good luck, and have fun!

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    Anonymous says:

    Thanks to everyone at Metalsmith Benchtalk and Whaley Studios for an outstanding job. I had a blast!

    Here’s a link to the interview:

    It’s a shame you don’t have a donate button! I’d definitely donate to this outstanding blog! I suppose for now i’ll settle for book-marking and adding your RSS feed to my Google account. I look forward to new updates and will talk about this blog with my Facebook group. Chat soon!

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