Oval Arame Pin with Tahitian Pearl Bronze/22K Oval Arame Pin with Tahitian Pearl.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania of Belgian parents, Michael Good spent his youth in both the US and Europe. In the late 50’s he moved to NYC where he worked as a social activist. It was in NYC that he started working with a sculptor who taught him some very rudimentary metalsmithing skills. In 1969, Michael and his wife, Karen, moved with their son “back to nature “ to a miniscule town in northeast, Maine. They spent several years logging, clamming, and any other odd jobs possible to make a living, while at the same time, Michael continued to work on jewelry. In 1977, he took a workshop with Heikki Seppa, a Finnish metalsmith who showing him the beginning techniques of putting a compound curve into a sheet of metal (like a saddle form). Michael was fascinated with the process, and figured out how to continue forming the curve into a tube. From 1981-1986, he won several prestigious awards, including Intergold, Diamonds Today, and Diamonds International. This laid the foundation for a long career designing jewelry and sculpture using the now well known technique of Anticlastic Raising. Michael has been a member of many organizations, including the AJDC (American Jewelry Design Council), Gruppe ASPECTS, SNAG (Society of North American Goldsmiths), MJSA (Manufacturing Jewelers and Silversmiths of America), MCA (Maine Crafts Association) and more. He has taught workshops at many professional institutions, schools, and universities around the world and continues still to teach 6-8 workshops each year. Michael has shown his work in both jewelry stores and galleries since the early 1980’s. Over the past several years, he has concentrated his efforts on a more limited number of elite stores, as well as his own gallery now located in Rockland, Maine.
Tapered Ribbon Bronze ribbon earrings and pendant available in various sizes and colors.
Ruffle Cuff and Torque Earrings Bronze/22K Ruffle Cuff and Torque earrings.
Yin Yang Bronze and 22K Yin Yang earrings, available in different colors.
Bronze Single Loop Bronze Single Loop Earrings with 18K earwire, available in medium and large.
Arame Cuff Bronze/22K Arame cuff
Barbarosa Bronze/22K Barbarosa earrings with 18K posts and nuts, available in different sizes and colors.
Rolled Torque Earrings Bronze/22K Rolled Torque Earrings with 18K posts and nuts.
#90 Folded Leaf with Pearl Bronze and 22K folded leaf with pearl earrings.
Ruffle and Arame Cuff Bronze Ruffle and Arame cuffs, available in different widths, colors, and for any wrist size.
Blue Floret Bronze/22K Blue Floret earrings with 18K posts and nuts.
Leaf Pin with Diamonds Bronze/22K Leaf Pin with Diamonds
Open Baroque Sculpture
dramatic Jewelry: The 5 Masters
An Exhibition at Aaron Faber Gallery 666 Fifth Avenue New York. NY 10103 (212) 586-8411