MAY/JUNE 2020 7
“Essence of Japan”
“Go Fly a Kite”
Riff on the design of any of these or
other pieces within this issue, using a
design feature such as color, texture,
form, value, line, space, repetition,
balance, contrast, unity, or variety for
your sketch. Please indicate which piece
your entry is based on.
Re: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist,
This issue off ered the depth and
technical content I have always
wanted from the magazine. The
human aspects described in the
stories, especially the story about
Raymond Sequaptewa, touched me.
I loved this issue.
Michael A. Sommer II, Ph.D.
WRITE TO US ANYTIME:
What do you think about what you’ve
seen and read in Lapidary Journal
Jewelry Artist?SEND SKETCHES
& LETTERS for possible print or
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your name, city, and state, and indicate
“Your Turn” on the subject line.
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DEADLINES: JUNE 30, 2020
Email digital scans at 300 DPI or send
photocopies of no more than three
sketches per challenge, indicating the
design factor that is your starting point.
Sketches will not be returned.
Sketch a setting for
an Ellensburg agate
page 40, or a pyrite-
in- agate cabochon
from Smokin’ Stones,
Ash Fork, Arizona
Easy AlternativeEternity Bands
Outstanding Gem CuttingTucson Show Strategies
Sparta-Worthy Bronze Cuff
2020 BUYERS’ DIRECTORYstarts after page 88 Super Texture Tools
and an heirloom
Lay a silver rose over red coral
How to Float FireSet opal on an invisible riser
For a lab-grown emerald,
cut by Jim Perkins,
the Snow Queen?
See page 87.
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