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Paul Lemieux

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iconnumber posted 10-18-2016 10:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Paul Lemieux     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This c. 1980s brooch is made of steel with 14K gold elements. It is European (the gold part is stamped 585) but unsigned by the artist.

Marsh & Co of SF produced really terrific blackened steel jewelry set with pearls and diamonds. Their oxidized steel jewelry came out c. mid-century and I think this use of alternate metals in fine jewelry was way ahead of its time.

Jeweler Peter Skubic produces amazing brooches that utilize steel:

Does anybody have other cool steel jewelry to share?


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jersey

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iconnumber posted 11-07-2016 10:45 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jersey     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hello Paul
I have noticed other manufacturers currently making jewelry with steel, one being Tiffany itself. May be the way of future designers.....?

Jersey

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Paul Lemieux

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iconnumber posted 07-04-2017 10:03 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Paul Lemieux     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Some more steel...


2 minimalist pins by Danish designer Mikala Naur in steel, 14K, and hematite, c. 1983


4 pieces by Danish designer Eva Dora Lamm, c. 1983, in steel, 14K, and coral

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June Martin
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iconnumber posted 07-04-2017 10:26 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for June Martin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Those pieces are fabulous!

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Gaspare

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iconnumber posted 05-19-2018 12:58 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Gaspare     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

I agree , some nice looking pieces..
It must be kind of tough to work with.. Cutting, smoothing [sanding],,a mistake , a wrong bend, and try to bend back and probably a break!

You all think that the pieces that look bare must be coated with something? Bare steel on skin isn't always the best thing for some people. but overall some nice and interesting looking pieces...,G.

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