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Joy Stember

Joy Stember Metal Arts Studio

"My passion is metalsmithing. I use pewter, brass, bronze, silver and copper to help realize my designs. I mainly focus on ceremonial Jewish objects and objects for the home."

For Joy Stember, a life-changing trip to Israel helped the artist realize the connection of her spiritual identity and making art. As Joy Stember's work evolved, she found herself creating more and more Judaica.

Stember uses a technique of scoring and folding sheets of pewter to make her objects. The textures are roll-printed using a rolling mill and the pieces are soldered together using a lead-free low-temperature solder. Brass design elements are also soldered in place. The geometrical nature of Stember's work keeps to her minimalist design aesthetic

Stember attended Tyler School of Art, Temple University, where she received her BFA from the Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM department in 2006. Stember supplemented her education at Tyler with summer workshops at Penland School of Crafts. These workshops allowed the artist to study with some of the most accomplished metals artists in the county.

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Four Tiered Seder Plate
Metal Seder Plate
by Joy Stember
$ 750
$ 637.50
Apple and Honey Platter
Metal Platter
by Joy Stember
$ 180
$ 153
Wedding Shard Mezuzah
Metal Mezuzah
by Joy Stember
$ 150
$ 127.50
Full Pattern Prayer Mezu...
Metal Mezuzah
by Joy Stember
$ 135
$ 114.75
Honey Dipper
Metal Honey Dipper
by Joy Stember
$ 75
$ 63.75
Matchbox Holder with Sta...
Metal Matchbox
by Joy Stember
$ 125
$ 106.25
Modular Pewter Menorah
Metal Menorah
by Joy Stember
$ 750
$ 637.50
Matchbox Holder with Pra...
Metal Matchbox
by Joy Stember
$ 85
$ 72.25
Challah Knife
Metal Knife
by Joy Stember
$ 250
$ 212.50
Frumma Tzedakah Box
Metal Box
by Joy Stember
$ 145
$ 123.25
Salt Shaker with Hamotzi
Metal Salt Shaker
by Joy Stember
$ 90
$ 76.50
Yonaton Mezuzah
Metal Mezuzah
by Joy Stember
$ 150
$ 127.50
Gila Mezuzah
Metal Mezuzah
by Joy Stember
$ 115
$ 97.75
Full Pattern Dreidel
Metal Dreidel
by Joy Stember
$ 300
$ 255
The Little Spinner Dreid...
Metal Dreidel
by Joy Stember
$ 185
$ 157.25
Patterned Top Dreidel
Metal Dreidel
by Joy Stember
$ 240
$ 204
Rectangular Tzedakah Box
Metal Tzedakah Box
by Joy Stember
$ 250
$ 212.50
Negev Menorah
Metal Menorah
by Joy Stember
$ 550
$ 467.50
Tall Tapered Candle Hold...
Metal Candleholders
by Joy Stember
$ 375
$ 318.75
Matzo Plate
Metal Judaica
by Joy Stember
$ 350
$ 297.50
Small Raised Top Mezuzah
Metal Mezuzah
by Joy Stember
$ 76
$ 64.60
L'Chaim Kiddush Cup
Metal Kiddush Cup
by Joy Stember
$ 450
$ 382.50
Spice Box
Metal Spice Box
by Joy Stember
$ 330
$ 280.50
Havdalah Candle Holder
Metal Candleholder
by Joy Stember
$ 200
$ 170
Tappered Candle Stick Ho...
Metal Candleholders
by Joy Stember
$ 200
$ 170
Pewter Kiddush Cup
Metal Kiddush Cup
by Joy Stember
$ 360
$ 306
Havdalah Set
Metal Judaica
by Joy Stember
$ 640
$ 544
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
NICHE Awards Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 2010
Craft Forms , Wayne, PA, Wayne Art Center, 2008
Material Alchemy, Baltimore, MD, M.I.M Gallery, 2007
Rio Grand Saul Bell Design Awards Finalist, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Rio Grand, 2008
"500 Metal Vessels" , Ashville, NC, Published by Lark Books, 2008
"500 Judaica", Ashville, NC, Published by Lark Books, 2010