Monthly Archives: February 2011

[Now Closed] First Jewellery Giveaway!

I’ve decided to do my first jewellery giveaway- I’m really excited about it! There are several ways you can enter, and you can potentially get quite a lot of entries. The winner will get to choose which of the four pieces pictured above they want to claim as their prize.

How to enter:

1 Entry: Become a fan of Miriam Rowe Jewellery on Facebook (Leave a comment on the page to claim your entry: if you are already a Facebook Fan, just post on the page’s wall to claim your entry)

1 Entry for each friend you invite who becomes a fan of Miriam Rowe Jewellery on Facebook (To claim your entries leave a wall post on the page with the names of your friends who join)

3 Entries: Blog about this contest and link back to this post (To claim your 3 entries comment on this post with a link to your blog post)

5 Entries: Complete a 5 minute survey about Miriam Rowe’s website (Filling in your details at the end of the survey will register your 5 entries)

Details

Contest runs from today, February 22nd, through March 2nd. Last chance to enter is March 2nd at 11:59pm GMT (6:59pm EST). Entries will be assigned a number as they are received, and the winning entry will be chosen using Random.org . The winner will be announced on Friday March 4th. Must be 18 or older to enter.

Feel free to share this contest on Facebook and Twitter: Good luck!

:Update on 23rd Feb: 24 hours into the competition and there are already 60 entries: exciting! Thanks very much to everyone who has already participated, and thanks to all of you who will take part before the deadline!

:Update (28th Feb): With a few days left in the contest, we are up to 127 contest entries, and so far the two people with the highest number of entries are Leigh Ann (13) and Alexandra (10)- thanks to everyone for your help, you still have a few days to get your entries in!

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Exciting News!

I’ve decided to do my first jewellery giveaway: I’m really excited about it! I’ll be posting details next week about how to enter. In the meantime, take a look at my Etsy site and leave a comment about which piece you would like to see as the prize in this jewellery giveaway- details coming early next week!

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Exhibiting at SNAG [Press Release]

Victoria Ceiling Brooch

 

American designer and recent graduate of Birmingham’s School of Jewellery in the United Kingdom, Miriam Rowe has been chosen to participate in the Art Jewelry Forum’s “Geography” Exhibition at the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) Conference in Seattle, Washington at the end of May this year.

“Taking geography as its theme, this exhibition, curated by Susan Cummins and Mike Holmes and organized by the Art Jewelry Forum, demonstrates the global nature of the contemporary jewelry field and the diverse ways that jewelers react to their environment. The exhibition is a celebration of the amazing variety of the natural world and humanity’s part in it, and a demonstration of the unusual ability that jewelry has to identify culture and place in a rapidly changing and increasingly interconnected world. This is Geography.” *1

Miriam’s Victoria Ceiling Brooch will be represented at the exhibition by Crafthaus, an online social network of professional craft artists based in the United States. Brigitte Martin, founder and editor of http://www.crafthaus.ning.com and a gallery member of the AJF chose Miriam’s work from the network’s over 2000 members: “Miriam’s pieces are directly related to the exhibition’s theme. When I was approached by the AJF to suggest artwork from my network’s members for this show, I immediately thought of her. Miriam’s work is both beautiful and well-made. Executed in an unusual material, her brooches are directly influenced by her surroundings and personal experiences found in her current environment. A perfect fit for ‘Geography.’”

The Victoria Ceiling Brooch (pictured) is inspired by the interior of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, one of the Miriam’s favourite places to spend the day. On being chosen to exhibit at SNAG, Miriam says, “I am so excited about being a part of the Geography exhibition. Cultural geography plays a huge role in my jewellery designs: the rich history of European art and design inspires me, and moving to Britain has allowed me to immerse myself in the art and objects of their culture.”

For more information please visit http://www.miriamrowe.com

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*1 “Geography: An Exhibition of Contemporary Jewelry Presented at the 2011 Seattle SNAG Conference Organized by Art Jewelry Forum.” Art Jewelry Forum | Home. Art Jewelry Forum. Web. 01 Feb. 2011.

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