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2019 MJSA Design Challenge: Striking the Right Note

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2019 MJSA Design Challenge: Striking the Right Note

MJSA:  Striking the Right Note In 2019, I was invited to a design challenge sponsored by MJSA, a trade alliance, and Columbia Gem House, a mine-to-market supply chain for ethical gems. A hypothetical client and selected gems were chosen for 9 jewelry designers to render a piece of jewelry. My design concept was voted the winner of the 2019 challenge. It was an honor to be invited to participate in this fun exercise. Read my design concept behind this bracelet here. 

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2017 Niche Awards, Winner in the Silver Category

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2017 Niche Awards, Winner in the Silver Category

 Through this dahlia, I wanted to show the delicacy and resilience of nature, something that we should treasure and care for.  I use the anticlastic raising technique to shape each silver petal over forming stakes with various hammers to achieve the light and airy quality of a delicate flower. The petals were depletion guilded and edges were polished for textural and color contrast. Peridot and Blue Topaz beads were then sewn to the center with sterling wires. 2.5 x 2.5 x 1 inch, Brooch that converts into a Pendant.

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Press Release: 2017 JCK Tucson

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Press Release:  2017 JCK Tucson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Theresa Kwong, TK Metal Arts, Debuts at JCK Tucson, Feb. 1-4 The designer was a 2016 finalist in the JCK Design Center Editors' Choice Awards in Las Vegas Theresa Kwong of TK Metal Arts, one of three finalists in the Rising Star division of the 2016 JCK Las Vegas Show Design Center's Editors' Choice Awards competition, will be appearing at JCK's Tucson Show for the first time, from Feb. 1-4 , 2017, at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa. Kwong will be in the Design Center in Booth #DC13. "I was delighted to be...

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Press Release: 2016 JCK Las Vegas

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Press Release:  2016 JCK Las Vegas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Theresa Kwong, TK Metal Arts, Voted a Finalist in JCK Design Center Editors' Choice Awards Kwong, who is appearing for the first time at JCK Las Vegas from June 3-6, has a booth in the Design Center's Rising Star section Theresa Kwong, of TK Metal Arts, has been voted one of three finalists in the Rising Star division of the JCK Design Center's Editors' Choice Awards competition. This is Kwong's first time at the JCK Las Vegas trade show, which takes place from June 3-6 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Kwong is also one of only...

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Press Release: 2014 Second Future of Design Education Fund Scholarship

Press Release:  2014 Second Future of Design Education Fund Scholarship

Theresa Kwong Wins Second Future of Design Education Fund Scholarship

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