jewelry

19 Jan 2020

The Real-Life Diamond Industry is a Corrupt Sham Too

by Kate Brunotts Everyone seems to be talking about the Safdie brothers’ latest film “Uncut Gems” and how it was overwhelmingly snubbed in the 2020 Oscar nominations. The film, notably starring Adam Sandler in a non-comedic role, follows the chaotic life of a fictional player in 2012’s New York Diamond

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15 Nov 2016

An Artist You Should Know: Josh Wendler and Luana Coonen

Bay Area goldsmiths and jewelry designers out to make the planet a better place.

Rae Bathgate - Down and Out and Overseas 0
05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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25 Mar 2015

New Watch Has Live Ants Crawling Inside It

You thought you had seen it all, but clearly you had not.  Watch designer Analog Watch Co out of Philadelphia is set to release a watch that comes with an ant farm kit.  As they put it, “Now you can carry the miracle of life, wherever you go.”  This presents an interesting philosophical

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
23 Mar 2015

Broke-Ass Artist of the Week: Jewelry Designer, Rozalyn LeCompte Galyean

Brokeassstuart.com proudly presents the Broke-Ass Artists series where we give our readers an insight to the struggle of some up and coming talent in music and art. This week we have Rozalyn LeCompte Galyean

Freddie Cosmo - Associate Debtitor 0
28 Jul 2012

Oakland Art Murmur: As Good (And Cheap) As It Gets

  The first Friday of every month has Oakland displaying the very best it has to offer; art, crafts, live music, food, and a city full of fun, diverse, and interesting people. Oakland Art Murmur is a city-wide multi-venue event that supports the burgeoning network of art and culture in

Chloe Doores - Economical in the East Bay 0
28 Dec 2011

Broke-Ass Style 2012: How to Look Good When The World Ends

The holidays have officially passed, and New Year’s Eve is just a few days away.  You know what that means– it’s almost 2012.  2012– the year that The World As We Know It is supposed to end, according to the Mayan calendar.  2012– the year that we’ll apparently be punished

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 1
05 Oct 2011

Hardware Store DIY

Ever since I was little, I’ve had a love for hardware stores. I’m not sure exactly why but there’s something about all those hooks and nails and shelves all lined up and neatly sectioned, just waiting to fix your annoying household problems. Maybe it appeals to my sense of order,

Amber Bouman - Crafty & Cashless 1
07 Sep 2011

Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market

There are lots of cheap beauty, fashion, and art finds to be discovered at the African Market on 116th St. between Malcolm X Blvd. and 5th Ave. A holdover from a Harlem of yore,the market is open seven days a week, but I would suggest avoiding Sundays when the market

Tiara Francis - NY Know-it-all 1