The mark of the Roycroft Renaissance.
The Roycroft Renaissance Mark is a trademark of Roycrofters-At-Large Association, Inc.
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The Roycrofters were founded by Elbert Hubbard in 1895 in East Aurora, NY. An Arts and Crafts period art colony, they were printers, furniture makers, metalsmiths, bookbinders and leathersmiths, numbering nearly 500 people by the early 1900's.
The group followed a philosophy, summed up by their creed: "A belief in working with the head, hand and heart and mixing enough play with the work so that every task is pleasurable and makes for health and happiness."
After Hubbard's death, the community gradually went into a decline. In 1976 a group of East Aurora residents resurrected the organization. Today it is known as the Roycrofters-at-Large Association. The campus in East Aurora is a National Historic Landmark.
The Roycrofters-at-Large work to keep the spirit of the Roycroft alive. Artisans are accepted into the organization by a jury of Master Artisans, and create handcrafted work that upholds the fine standards of the Roycroft Renaissance.
I am honored to have received the distinction of being juried as a Roycroft Renaissance Artisan in the category of jewelry. It carries a great legacy and responsibility. I will continue to work with my "head, hands and heart" to live up to the spirit of the Roycroft.
To visit the Roycrofters-at-Large Association website, click here.