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Finding inspiration in pearl

Llyn L. Strelau details the creative process behind his baroque pearl sculpture, ‘The Owl and the Pussy-cat,’ which received an honourable mention in the Objects of Art category at the 2019 American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum Awards.

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Let me set this right

As we design and work at the bench, we inevitably want to include more gemstones. Yet, which comes first—the design idea you want to enhance with a coloured gemstone, or the gemstone you want to design around?

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