A&E Q&A: Artist finds gold as part of unique style | Community News

The glimmer of the gold-leaf artwork at artist Julie Wheeler’s table caught my eye.

This took place as I walked around the vendor’s displays at the new Cuban Gypsy Parlor’s 1st Friday “Gypsy Market” on Oct. 2.

I met an author there, too, who I will profile next week, too.

Wheeler hails from Cleveland, Ohio, but studied graphic design and painting at Loyola University in New Orleans. She’s been in Summerville for two years now, having relocated from Charlotte.



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Regan: You began art as a little girl with a crayon? Did your teachers say you had artistic talent growing up?

Wheeler: When I was young, I could never color inside the lines, both figuratively and literally. I would always go against the grain of any assigned art project. This got a lot of attention when I was in grade school. My projects

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Man reunited with wedding ring after he lost it on the Gold Coast’s Burleigh Beach

Metal detector reunites wife with her husband’s lost wedding ring after miraculously finding it buried in sand on a beach

  • Man who lost wedding ring at Burleigh Beach thought he had lost it for good
  • The buried gold band picked up by Karen Preston’s metal detector hours later
  • She has since reunited the ring with its owner through power of social media

A relieved man has been reunited with his wedding ring after he lost it during a family outing at a Gold Coast beach. 

The father-of-two and his young family spent hours desperately hunting for the solid gold band after he lost it at Burleigh Beach on Monday and thought they would never see it again.

Treasure hunter Karen ‘Kazz’ Preston discovered the ring buried 20 centimetres deep in

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Meet The Canadian Jeweler Making Luxury Cannabis Accessories Out Of Gold, Silver And Precious Stones

What do electronic music, precious metals and cannabis have in common? All three are passions of Toronto-based goldsmith Alex Dordevic, the CEO of Tribe and a man who wants to change the meaning of the word ‘luxury’ in the cannabis accessories space. 

Established in 1993, Tribe began as a magazine documenting Toronto’s budding underground electronic music scene. It was the first in Canada to possess an online parallel, with a community now “four and a half million pages deep” according to Dordevic. Though the magazine halted publication in 2005, its forum is still active and has become a place where the multitalented publisher-turned-goldsmith can spread the seed, so to speak, among readers and cannabis consumers interested in customized high-end cannabis accessories.

While the

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