Liam's Shard Jewelry a New Collection of Pieces

Winners Announced

Here are the winners from the drawing at my New Collection Show on Nov 18th. Premier Piece of Shard Jewelry Penny Fuggiasco – Milwaukee, WI $20 Gift Certificates Lin Carlson – Waukesha, WI Peter Casper – Neenah, WI Caryn Dohring – Racine, WI Libby Flessas – Milwaukee, WI Donna Jacobson – Milwaukee, WI Karla Owsianny […]

Download Complimentary One of a Kind Chicago Tickets

One of a Kind Chicago

I’ll be returning to the One of a Kind Show Chicago… by far the most amazing show I’ve ever been a part of. The show features 500 artists from around the country… with a remarkable variety of one-of-a-kind creations including clothing, jewelry, paintings, sculptures and unique items you haven’t even thought of yet. If you […]


Traveling for Their Art

I was thrilled to be included in this recent article on It’s all about artists who travel for their art. Click the image, and be sure to leave a comment.

Art vs Craft Milwaukee 2010

Milwaukee’s Art vs Craft

Art vs Craft Saturday, Nov 27th, 10am-6pm (the Saturday after Thanksgiving) One of Milwaukee’s most unique venues for handmade gifts! Visit them on Facebook.


One of a Kind NY

I’m thrilled to have been invited to participate in the New York One of A Kind Show. if it’s anything like Chicago, it’s going to be AMAZING. <a href=””>Learn more</a>. Here’s where you can get complimentary tickets.


Scheduling a Commission

It was the plate her grandmother piled high with cookies and brownies, and when it broke last summer, Judy felt she lost a piece of family history. Fortunately, she carefully collected the shards, put them in a paper bag, packed it into a box and mailed it to me. Now, her sisters and nieces all […]

1870s Eastlake shard jewelry

About English Transferware

I get a little excited any time I find a broken piece of English transferware. It is among my favorite china to turn into shard jewelry. The rich history of “transferring” an image to ceramic began in 1756 when John Sadler and Guy Green of Liverpool developed the process. The production of transferware was among […]

Collector’s Quest

Here’s an interview I did with Val from Collector’s Quest. Interview with Liam Hughes, Jewelry Artists Pique Assiette


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Reconsidering Craft on NPR

Milwaukee’s annual Art vs Craft show ranks among the best of its kind in the nation. When NPR was in town recording an episode of To the Best of Our Knowledge, they included a segment of an interview with me. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Listen to the entire episode at

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One of a Kind NYC

Claim your complimentary ticket to the One of a Kind Show NYC – Use the code ARTIST Visit the One of a Kind NYC website! Here’s where you can get complimentary tickets.

Fox6 Artist Fair Coverage

Fox 6 News

When Discovery World hosted its first Artist and Entrepreneurs Holiday Market, my shard jewelry was there… and so was Fox 6. Here’s the clip.