Tagged CAD

Drawing On My Sister for Inspiration

My sister not only went back to school, but she graduated today with a Doctorate in Psychology! And to commemorate the occasion, here's the 18K yellow gold pendant with diamonds I designed for her...

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Meet Some of My New York Artist Friends

This post pays tribute to some of my New York City artist friends. From jewelry designers to freelance artists and handbag designers, I feel blessed to be surrounded by so much talent.

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What do Seoul, Glendale and Mumbai Have in Common? Award Winning Jewelery Designers!

This past summer I was awarded 2nd Place in the 2009 George A. Schuetz Design Contest, a contest exclusively dedicated to fostering the best in men’s jewelry design.  My winning design, Dog Tags with Hidden Pico Drive, was a CAD (computer aided design) entry – my first in any design competition.  Recently, the Gemological Institute of America released a press release about the three winners with pictures of their designs.  You can see it here.  I’m pleased to have put Glendale, WI on the map in my own small way!

"Dog Tags with Hidden Pico Drive" by Joana Miranda Takes 2nd Place in 2009 GIA George A. Schuetz Contest