• Smithsonian Craft Show

    One of our favorite shows, and one of the most exclusive at only 100 exhibitors Smithsonian Craft Show April 26-29, 2018 National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20001    

  • CraftBoston Spring

    We’re excited to be back in Boston this Spring to show new work at CraftBoston Spring April 20-22, 2018 Cyclorama@the Boston Center for the Arts 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02216

    Urchin Pin (022), 2017
  • A Blast from the Past

    Recently, we got a brooch back from a client that needed repair. This pin was one of the very first ones that we made that combined sterling silver and polymer, so the year must have been 1999.  It was marked on the back with CZC which was our old business name, City Zen Cane.  We…

  • New Gallery Representation

    We are excited to announce new representation in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Form & Concept Gallery is carrying our work with an opening event planned for February 23, 2018.  Stay Tuned!

  • American Craft magazine

    We were honored to be chosen for the cover of the new American Craft magazine.  There’s a story about us on the inside, written based on a long interview with Diane Daniel, a writer based in the Netherlands.  Diane did a Skype interview with us in February across 9 time zones.  She was particularly interested…

  • Teresa Faris collaboration

    About three years ago, we started a collaborative project with Teresa Faris from Madison, WI.  We met Teresa at a conference sponsored by the Racine Art Museum, where we admired each others work.  She explained that she’s been working on a project that she calls, “a collaboration with a bird”.  By that, she means her bird…

The Process

Our collaborative practice involves sending work between our Philadelphia and Santa Fe studios.
We had a strong foundation of working with materials and ideas back in art school, where we met in Rome in 1984. We could not have been more different, or more unlikely to collaborate. David created large abstract paintings in which color and the physicality of paint were a major component. Steve’s work, in contrast, was based on the question: “How can I make a painting as an object, a fully integrated three-dimensional piece?”  Read more 

  • Press

    Read more about our work, we have a selection of PDF’s available to download. 

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  • Galleries

    fordforlano jewelry is featured in art galleries & showrooms nationwide, take a look.

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  • Events

    We travel to craft fairs around the country, see where we’ll be traveling next or where we’ve been before.

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