In Memoriam: John Paul Miller 1918-2013

I was profoundly saddened to read yesterday morning that one of the revered masters of goldsmithing and my personal hero, John Paul Miller died over the weekend.  He was single-handedly responsible for revitalizing the ancient art of granulation in the 20th Century.  Not only has he left behind an astounding body of work, he passed on his knowledge by teaching for over 40 years at the Cleveland Institute of Art.  His contributions and innovations to this lost (at the time) art form are incalculable to the generations of goldsmiths that have come after him. Continue reading “In Memoriam: John Paul Miller 1918-2013”