Levin, Ed

Country

City

Cambridge NY

Era

c.1950s-Present

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Description

Ed Levin (1921-2008)

Trained in Fine Arts and Ceramics

c.1942:

  • Began to make his own jewelry – Steel rings (employed as a machinist)

c.1947:

  • Studied With a Buenos Aires jeweler, learning to do all processes by hand.

c.1953:

  • Shaftsbury, VT Studio with his wife

c.1964:

  • Bennington Village “the Levin Arts Workshop”
  • A staff of 6 artisans fabricated the jewelry
  • Levin did specials, complicated items and design

c.1970s:

  • Moved to Cambridge, NY to enlarge his business

c.2008:

  • Death of Ed Levin

E.L. Designs Ed Levin Studio is still in business as a Retail and Wholesale Jewelry Company