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Old May 19th 08, 05:24 PM posted to rec.crafts.jewelry
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Default Blacksmith Day, Saturday May 24

Hi

All good and important days to be remembered got its day in the
calendar. Last year, close to Valentine's Day, members of Antracit
Blacksmith Portal hand forged roses to their wife's and girlfriends.
That made start point in discussing the very important part in the
Industrial history which involves the work of all blacksmiths.

Actually the blacksmiths was the core leader of the Industrial
revolution in all aspects as innovators and craftsmen and the persons
who made all of this possible. Now a day all this is history and the
work of blacksmithing has almost been forgotten. Still there are a
lot of craftsmen regaining new popularity as Blacksmith's and members
of Antracit dropped the idea to start celebrating the craftsmanship
of blacksmithing with a special day called Blacksmith Day. Saturday
May 24 will be the Blacksmith Day this Year 2008.

There are a lot of blacksmith shops that will be open and many
visitors will get to know blacksmithing. We have also learnt that a
member of
the ABANA board and National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis has
adopted this idea and will promote this now and in the future.
That=92s great and we already got US blacksmiths on the map.


Brochure 100 times downloaded!
Yeas that's an indication about the popularity and interest regarding
Blacksmith Day. The "logo" has been downloaded almost as much as the
brochure and now we can count some 100 blacksmith's shop that
probably will be open this day. We also got the logo in English for
everyone to download and use for pointing out your open shop. Just us
it on any poster, sign or whatever suitable! The logo will show your
shop and if you register at the blacksmith list at Antracit your shop
will be shown at the map to! That's a great way to let interested
know where to got to find a blacksmith that's opened up to show
everyone how blacksmithing is done!

Link to Download section
http://www.antracit.se/component/opt...id,72/lang,en/


The Swedish Art Metal High School, Steneby will celebrate this
Blacksmith Day with open doors and together with more than five Folk
High Schools around Scandinavia the focus will be on blacksmithing
this day. Year 2007 a lot of newspapers and media recognized this
day as Blacksmith Day and wrote articles and made radio and Tv from
all around Sweden.

We at Antracit would like more schools and blacksmith's around the
word to set this day, The fourth Saturday in may yearly, to become
the day when people visit blacksmith's and we celebrate this ancient
craft.

At some Blacksmith's shop there will be coffee and refreshments
served and visitors will get the opportunity to try pounding the hot
metal. That is always very welcome and give visitors the good feeling
of being brawer,"I did dare to smith red hot metal".

Please join us and promote hand crafted metal, regardless if it's
silver, steel or brass and softened in a hot coal fire or shaped like
sheet metal. Make Saturday 24 May a Blacksmith Day all around the
world and promote Blacksmithing. Blacksmithing, ancient craft with
new designs forging its way to future.

Link to the Blacksmith List
http://www.antracit.se/component/opt...d,75/lang,en/=



(Sorry but not all text in English)


Regards
Johan Sangberg
Antracit Blacksmith Portal
http://www.antracit.se
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