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Steampunk-Clockpunk Bugs 15 by dkart71 Steampunk-Clockpunk Bugs 15 :icondkart71:dkart71 2,412 547 Phantom Pendant by A Witch's Tale by LaceWingedSaby Phantom Pendant by A Witch's Tale :iconlacewingedsaby:LaceWingedSaby 108 25 Houston the eagle has landed by artistladysmith Houston the eagle has landed :iconartistladysmith:artistladysmith 42 36 Modern Heraldic by frogyzak Modern Heraldic :iconfrogyzak:frogyzak 0 0 Silver Flame by clovercarmen5 Silver Flame :iconclovercarmen5:clovercarmen5 13 14 MeCre - Lepidoptera by mecre MeCre - Lepidoptera :iconmecre:mecre 21 3 Entrelacs by Bee047 Entrelacs :iconbee047:Bee047 2 0 Fallen Hoard by TimeTurbine Fallen Hoard :icontimeturbine:TimeTurbine 154 31 Sting (Middle-earth) by LeksaArt Sting (Middle-earth) :iconleksaart:LeksaArt 29 0 Celtic-ish Knife: blade carving by Heisenblade Celtic-ish Knife: blade carving :iconheisenblade:Heisenblade 1,283 116 Demigod Concept Design by luffie Demigod Concept Design :iconluffie:luffie 336 8 Body Jewelry by burytheorchids Body Jewelry :iconburytheorchids:burytheorchids 12 11 Annabel Lee by Naimane Annabel Lee :iconnaimane:Naimane 2,460 457 Copper brooch 'Sweet melody' by WhiteSquaw Copper brooch 'Sweet melody' :iconwhitesquaw:WhiteSquaw 160 36 'Righteous' by rabblereuser 'Righteous' :iconrabblereuser:rabblereuser 5 0 Apatite ring by Civyx Apatite ring :iconcivyx:Civyx 9 0

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REGARDING THE FEATURED GALLERY: Your best work should be treated to a flattering background, good lighting and proper focus/depth of field. If I decide to reject something, it will likely be for those reasons. So please, give your art's presentation the same level of care that you used when constructing it. I don't reject Feature submissions based on whether I like your work or not, I reject them because you didn't pay proper respect to how you presented it. I'm not requiring professional studio photography here, just make it look like you care about your work.

If the work is all metal, then it qualifies.

If the work uses metal for at least 1/3 of its structural design members, then it qualifies.

If the work is predominately of another media but just uses metal fasteners or does not contain metal as an integral part of its design, then it likely does not qualify.

Virtual designs that imply that metal would be used to construct the physical object are allowed, but are also subject to the other guidelines.

The artist must be credited! Most people submit their own work, but if submitting work on behalf of another, the artist must be credited in the submission's description.

Jewelry: Please read the guidelines for Jewelry in the Metal Forms blog: metal-forms.deviantart.com/jou…
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Twice now I've held off on approving submissions made on behalf of other artists where said artists did not receive credit in the descriptions.  In each case, the artist's name was known by the submitter, but rather than make a simple change: art by <name here>, the submitter allowed the submission to expire without making a simple update.  

What gives?

We're not an exclusive group, but clearly this group is for and by artisans producing handmade metal tools, jewelry, armor, blades, furniture, etc.  I don't think it's too much to ask for credit to be given where it's due.

tl;dr - if you submit something you didn't make, make sure artist name is in description.
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BichoBolita Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2016  Professional Artisan Crafter
I don`t know where to thank for featuring my moonstone ring. THANKS!!! <3
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MuzunguMbaya Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
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BichoBolita Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2016  Professional Artisan Crafter
:D (Big Grin) 
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hardcoremac Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015
Thank you for accepting me in the group. The content is amazing :) I also hope that you will enjoy my artwork. Thanks
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MuzunguMbaya Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for joining!  We look forward to your creations.
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JackSunder Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015   Artisan Crafter
Thanks for adding! 
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MuzunguMbaya Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for joining!
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TheMattchu Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for accepting me into the group!
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MuzunguMbaya Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Glad you could join us!
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Aryiea Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013
Since this is a group for crafting I wanted to let you know that I am holding a Secret Santa for all the crafters here on DA. If you'd like to advertise it here on your page it would be appreciated! Otherwise just letting you know that it's going on. :)
All info can be found here: fav.me/d6qi6cx
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