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Symbiosis Exhibition Gratitude List

By | 2017-10-06T17:59:43+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Blog Post, Exhibitions|

Reflecting on the incredible lead-up to our amazing opening night spectacle at Sparks Gallery, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for everyone who participated in every way! There’s no such thing as a “solo show,” really.  So many people are involved in putting an exhibition event together, and this one was self-consciously symbiotic and collaborative! From [...]

Gift Idea: Reclaimed Silver Diamond Radiant Pendant

By | 2016-12-13T21:31:36+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Blog Post, Sustainability|

Another example of 100% sustainable jewelry, this 16mm hammer textured pendant and chain are made of sterling silver from Certified Reclaimed suppliers features a natural silvery color diamond mined responsibly by Rio Tinto in Australia. These are popular for holidays and are available at Sparks Gallery, San Diego and Terra Firma Gallery, Sonoma.

Fairtrade Trillion (or Triangular Brilliant) Amethyst Ring

By | 2016-11-16T22:11:13+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Blog Post|

Another well cut, elegantly proportioned Fairtrade gem from my favorite colored stone provider Columbia Gem House.  The cut was first developed by the Asscher brothers in Amsterdam, and much like round brilliants, the cut maximizes scintillation. Skillfully set in a tapered bezel, the nearly 3 ct amethyst hovers on a simple organically textured band. As always, [...]

Natural Multi-color Diamond Cluster Earrings

By | 2016-11-16T22:39:18+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Blog Post|

A sprinkling of tiny diamonds scatter up the ear with these simple 18k gold stud earrings. Natural fancy colored diamonds from Australia brighten when mixed with recycled white diamonds for a brilliant and multi-color effect. They can be worn like ear climbers or vertically. As always, hand made using 100% reclaimed and recycled gold.

The Feather Show at Lori L Gallery

By | 2016-11-16T22:45:48+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Blog Post|

The Feather Show Saturday, October 1, 2016 6:00pm 9:00pm Lori L Fine Art Gallery Group exhibition with Alexandra Hart, John McDavid & Lori Wylie-Richardson. Comprised of both collaborative and individual works created by three equally innovative yet distinctly original artists; The Feather Show will showcase their unique creations, similarly utilizing various metals as substrates. Born [...]

The Feather Show

By | 2016-09-23T18:30:51+00:00 October 1st, 2016|

Group exhibition with Alexandra Hart, John McDavid &  Lori Wylie-Richardson. Comprised of both collaborative and individual works created by three equally innovative yet distinctly original metal working artists; The Feather Show will showcase their unique creations, similarly utilizing various metals as substrates. Born of imagination and subsequently manipulated through sheer force of will and skill, Hart, McDavid, and Wylie-Richardson transform otherwise [...]

Tanzanite Delight: an Upcycled Ring

By | 2016-12-12T23:38:57+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Blog Post|

Hot off the bench this week: this customer's superb color Tanzanite was updated into her preferred contemporary style bezel ring while recycling the original setting.  A custom hand-fabricated ring was made of 100% reclaimed/refined 18k gold with the orientation of the oval set across the finger: