This Black Friday, come shop local and see what the Meltdown Studio Artists have been up to!! Join us for an opening reception on Friday, November 24th from 5-8pm ((food, beverages, music, and of course hand crafted one-of-a-kind jewelry))!! Shopping continues just in time for SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY! Shopping hours are from 11-4 on Saturday, […]
Trying a new fun thing with friends is such a joy! Leaving with a memory + an awesome piece of handmade jewelry is even better! At Meltdown Studio, we’re all about making metalsmithing accessible for all those who are interested in trying it. We love nothing more than making jewelry dreams come true! If you […]
What a HUGE honor to have been selected in not one, but TWO categories for Albuquerque the Magazine’s 2016 “Best Of” issue. Overall winner for Best Local Secret, and top five for Best Casual Jewelry. Thank you ABQ the mag!! We sure do appreciate all that you do, and we hope our best kept secret […]
We started off 2017 with another great class with guest instructor, Bevin Moon of Desert Moon Designs. Bevin instructed our students on how to create their very own wire twisted Tree of Life Pendants, incorporating large cabochons. As it turns out, this technique is FUN!! We had a blast, and everyone went home with a […]
The winter break was wonderful! Some of us travelled, and some of us hunkered down at the studio and turned out some stunning pieces. And ALL of us made plans and ideas about how to make 2016 our most creative and exciting year yet!
What an exceptional year it has been! Students from around the country sharing ideas, learning, creating, and above all, having FUN! (Pictured below) Susie was in Albuquerque most of December for work, and decided to take on metalsmithing to create these gorgeous pieces for her friends for Christmas. She visited the Cerrillos Turquoise mines and […]
The most fun and creative place to be is Meltdown Studio. Today I witnessed pick soldering trepidation turn to confident mastery, as my students turned wire into beautiful chains.
I’m heading to Louisiana for 2013 FestForAll! This music and art festival will be held in downtown Baton Rouge the weekend of April 6-7.
Learn texturing, cold connections, findings, and finishing techniques to create a little something special for that someone special in your life!
Charm somebody this holiday season with this sterling silver triple horseshoe necklace.