AMS Annual Gem Event 2016

2016 Gemstone Event

a spotlight on the rocks we love & the designs that make 'em sing
3 Day Event - Presentations, Sale, & More!

Daily schedules listed below.

Click here to view the event on Facebook.

Thursday, September 29th- Store Hours 10am-7pm

  • Preview Party with special 30% off all Gems 3pm-Close
  • *Raffle Sign Ups: "Photo Booth Wish List" and "People's Choice Design Voting" 3pm-Close
  • "Optical Phenomena in Gems" presentation with owner and head goldsmith Chris Sklba at 6pm

Friday, September 30th- Store Hours 10am-7pm

  • Trunk Show begins, 20% off Gems 10am-Close
  • *Raffle Sign Ups: "Photo Booth Wish List" and "People's Choice Design Voting" 10am-Close

Saturday, October 1st- Store Hours 10am-4pm

  • Trunk Show final day, 20% off all Gems 10am-Close
  • *Raffle Sign Ups: "Photo Booth Wish List" and "People's Choice Design Voting" 10am-2pm
  • "People's Choice" Winning Design announced at 2:30pm
  • Raffle winners announced 3pm

*Winner of "Photo Booth Wish List" will receive 25% off a single item on their list. Winner of "People's Choice Design Voting" will receive a $100 AMS gift certificate. Customers may enter the listed raffles once each, one winner per raffle. No Purchase necessary.

In addition to our in-stock Diamonds, Gemstones, Pearls, and Minerals, enjoy new work from award-winning Gem cutters and vendors Kimberley Collins, the Butterbrodt Family, and Robert Bentley.  We hope you'll join us!!!

This First Friday is for the Food Bank!

We're starting a campaign to celebrate Racine's "Hidden Gems",  and next weekend is all about the Racine County Food Bank

AMS will donate 15% of all sales made the first weekend in September (2-3rd) to the Racine County Food Bank. We will be collecting non-perishable food items and cash donations as well!

Enjoy some First Friday fun and shop for a cause!!! See you Downtown!

Click here to learn more about the Racine County Food Bank.

Online Exclusives at our Webstore!

For all of you adorable winter hermits and out-of-town fans, don’t miss our newly-live commerce section at   The webstore has a few small runs of handmade pieces, and is the ONLY way to purchase the 2013 Limited Edition numbered pendants!  Check it out!  Shipping is available within the U.S., and an in-store pick up option is also available if that better suits your needs.

While you’re at, be sure to browse around the site for photos, testimonials, and information regarding our process and products.

Do you have your own Art Metals story to share?  Drop us a note at  or post to our Twitter, Facebook, or Pinterest using #MyArtMetals.  We’d love to hear from you!

The Big Chill

Racine Ice & Snow Festival
January 13-15, 2012

The 22nd Annual Wisconsin State Snow Sculpting Competition, as well as Ice Carving will be taking place along Main and 6th Streets Downtown Racine January 13th-15th. The state's best 2-person snow sculpting teams will be competing for cash prizes as well as the title of Wisconsin State Snow Sculpting Champions. The event kicks off on Friday, January 13 at 4pm. More info »

While you're out and about, stop in to Art Metals Studio. We're open for regular hours Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.

For your convenience, we'll be adding Sunday hours on the 15th from 12-4pm with a special SALE on our Icy Collection of Diamonds, Aquamarine, Blue Zircon and Blue Topaz  Jewelry, Gemstones and Bead Strands.  

Gemstone Event!

November 12th • 5-7pm

The Downtown Holiday Open House is November 12th from 10am-7pm. 

Following the Racine Holiday Parade and tree lighting at Monument Square, we will be having an Open House and Gemstone Event at Art Metals Studio from 5-7pm.

Specials on our exceptional loose gemstone collection just in time for those holiday orders.

Come on out and join us!

Party on the Pavement

Party on the Pavement in Downtown Racine is next Saturday, October1st from noon until 7pm.  The admission is FREE—you won't want to miss it! Enjoy numerous stages of live entertainments, beverage garden, food, pony rides, bouncy houses and so much more. More info »

Stay tuned for specifics on in-store specials for Art Metals Studio!


Join us at Monument Square from 4-6PM today for Downtown Racine's Potsarazzi Auction. Previews starting at 3pm with ArtVenture to follow ! Stop in to check out forging demonstrations as well as some new bracelets Mallory and I have collaborated on. Hope to see you!