In Pursuit of Jewelry Careers: Designing as a Profession

If you’re thinking of pursuing a degree in jewelry or metal arts, what kind of career can you build with it? The following offers an overview of the different types of jewelry…

Seven Stunning Jewelry Creations: The Art of Timeless Jewelry Making

As it turns out, there’s more than one ring to rule them all. If jewelry making is your jam, you probably never stop dreaming up eye-catching pieces that demand attention. So here’s a dazzling…

From Studio to Showcase: Jewelry and Metal Arts Students Shine on the Big Stage

Tucked inside of a quaint jewelry gallery space at the historic Cannery building at Fisherman’s Wharf, a naturally eclectic necklace rests elegantly on the black fabric chest of a perfectly-figured…

Vogue Arabia Features Jewelry Designs by Recent Graduate

Since debuting her designs at Academy of Art University’s 2016 Spring Show, alumna Deema Hefzi has already crafted a name for herself that’s being heard throughout the jewelry industry. Hefzi, who…

Diamonds Aren’t Forever: How the Jewelry Industry is Shifting

Change is coming to the jewelry industry—and not just in the form of copper and nickel! For decades, the jewelry business has emphasized the need for traditional diamonds. The industry has targeted…