Jewelry is art in the wearable form. These miniature sculptures are constructed from a variety of materials often combining carving, weaving, metalsmithing, and stone placement. Hear from our multi-talented jewelers Diana Ferguson, Chad Lieske and Cynthia Downs about their processes and tools of the trade.
More often than not, the path to our predestined careers is not a linear one. But usually, that winding path provides the skills and lessons needed to excel in whatever lies ahead. That certainly has been the case for jewelry artist Chad Lieske.