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Ronee Del Bianco

A statement from the artist: "Since 2000, I have been dedicated to designing and making fine gemstone bead jewelry. I collect stones and pearls that have intrinsic value and then allow my designs to flow from the source. Searching out that one extraordinary strand so that I can create adornment that is truly unique is a particular joy. My pieces are classically inspired but informed with a fresh perspective. I love my work, I hope you do too."Ronee

Efrat Dalton

efratdaltonEfrat Dalton is a self-taught artist who has loved to draw and paint since childhood. Through the years, she developed her own style and technique using a variety of media including graphic art, glass and jewelry design. Most of her work is hand-crafted one-of-a-kind originals or limited editions. Using mixed media, glass and vintage materials enables her to express herself in a variety of styles. The love for glass,color and metal started with soldered glass jewelry that blossomed into fused glass jewelry that is embellished with unique metal work that reflect her love of flowers and nature. Her passion for graphic designs and vintage images inspired her to create her large collection of funny and unique greeting cards. Her goal is to design a piece of jewelry or card that are unique and brings pleasure to those that purchase them. EfratDaltonArt

Tonya Norton

Tonya Norton specializes in chainmaill jewelry using aluminum and copper jump-rings. She incorporates swarovski crystals in her earrings and bracelets along with fun colors and aluminum scales. Her chainmail frequently uses byzantine and helm chain techniques along with her own styles, including her shaggy loop earrings.Tonya Norton Art

Barry Ryan

Barry Ryan specializes in fused and dichroic glass pendants, earrings and bracelets. His wife assits him with styles and patterns to add femininity to the jewelry. Barry experiments with different applications of the dichroic by varying solid and clear layers of glass. barry ryan art

Lani Robertson

LaniRobertsonA Colorado native, Lani Robertson grew up on the southeastern plains. Always creative and crafty; in 2006 she taught herself the art of soldering. Lani never realized that teaching herself jewelry making would turn into more than just a hobby. She now finds herself collecting unique books, fabrics, and other vintage finds and turning them into her one of a kind, custom jewelry pieces. Her love of history and all things rare shines through in every piece of her jewelry! Her jewelry is truly distinctive and won't be found anywhere else! Lani currently resides in Falcon, CO with her husband, 2 kids, and 3 critters! LaniRobertson

Jody Sawdo

Jody SawdoJody Sawdo resides in Gunnison, Colorado and has lived there for many years. Jody enjoys making silver jewelry, but also likes to mix in other metals such as brass and copper in its many forms.
In his pieces he loves to work with fossils, stone cabochons, gemstones, seashells, pearls, horn ivory, and anything which is unique. He also works with copper and bronze metal clay to add to the creative process.Jody Sawdo Jewelry

Adrienne DeLoe

adriennedeloeA statement from the artist: "My interest in handcrafting original and creative products is founded on my love of the fine arts and the desire to create items that exude beauty. I use materials that reflect the elements of beauty around us; primarily flowers and flower petals, often offset by fine papers or original digital and hand drawn images. I collect my botanicals from a wide range of places including my home garden and trips abroad. The effect of the jewelry is both elegant and full of flare. The pieces take on an antique quality or a natural vibrancy according to the materials used. Every piece is unique, tasteful and artistically handled, showcasing the beauty that I seek to create." AdrienneDeLoe

Veronica Willingham

Veronica is a Colorado based jewelry Design Company founded in the spring of 2001. Today, designer and owner Veronica Willingham has chosen to express herself through the artisanship of designing and creating jewelry. The company still remains a family run operation through which the passion for harmony in jewelry continues. Veronica's art is developed by an ever changing desire to find the fine line between fashion forwardness and graciousness in design. While ever hoping to convey the power jewelry has to express the many human values including, strength, love, and faith. While at the same time emphasizing the wearability of the art Veronica designs, she opts for subtlety over showiness, pursuing an aesthetic of simple beauty. Veronica Willingham Jewelry aesthetic is transmitted through the natural beauty of the materials used. Abundant precious (Rubies, Multi-Color Sapphires, Emeralds) rare (Kyanite, Andalusite, Prasiolite) and semi-precious (Turquoise, Lapis, Rutilated Quartz) stones (to name a few), all original designs are created by carving in wax or fabricating in metal. Cast in silver and gold, the pieces seek strength in both simplicity and substance.Veronica Willingham Art

Shelly Stark

Shelly Stark is a self-taught artist who creates intricate and diverse necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. She incorporates a variety of quality cut stones as well as pearls, crystals, charms, and leather in her jewelry. Her style varies from chunky turquoise necklaces, to dainty beaded bracelets, to simple earrings with sparkle. shelly stark art

Carolyn Musick

Carolyn Musick finds inspiration for her jewelry from the story of the tree of life. She incorporates wire wrapping and stones into her tree necklaces and bracelets, and also creates delicate paintings on shells. The Story of the Tree of Life: For all the people of the earth, the Creator has planted a Sacred Tree under which they may gather, and there find healing, power, wisdom, and security. The roots of this tree spread deep into the body of Mother Earth. Its branches reach upward like hands praying to Father Sky. The fruits of this tree are the good things the Creator has given to the people: Teachings that show the path to love, compassion, generosity, patience, wisdom, justice, courage, respect, humility... and many other wonderful gifts.Carolyn Musick Jewelry

Megan Bassett

meganbassetA statement from the artist: I really like to make things... When I was little, besides sledding, skating, and skiing, I would spend the cold Wisconsin Winters painting ceramic statues. I was a perfectionist at it. Every paint line had to be straight. From then on I dabbled in everything creative. I made friendships pins (remember those!)... I painted... I tried to sew... I used colored pencils... I cooked... I made stationary... In College, at the University of Minnesota, I wanted to pursue a career that I loved. I tried photography, film studies, and journalism. I thought about interior design. In 1996 I became a ski bum. I packed my bags, bought a YACIMA Bike and Ski rack and move to Colorado. I fell in love with Ski life. That was it, my new degree, Recreation and Leisure Studies. A year later I graduated with a degree and started "grown up life". But I still had a desire to create.

Fast Forward 10 years...

In Italy while working the Olympic Winter Games, I fell in love with Murano glass. After the Games, my husband and I toured the Italian countryside. I purchased glass and jewelry from every city we visited. Absolutely a trip to remember. While back at home I learned that my friend's sister makes glass. She took me to Bella Studio where I signed up for several classes. I loved the class... Loved the medium... Loved the glass... I love the freedom to create... Today, I live in Colorado Springs with my husband Alan and our son Cortland. I stay busy raising a family, and designing my glass jewelry at my studio in Colorado Springs. Megan Bassett Art

Kathleen Reed

Born in southern Virginia, Kathleen Reed has been exploring various art mediums almost her entire life. Coming from a family of artists and skilled tradesmen, she chose dimensional art, specifically jewelery, as her favorite medium. She has taught at the prestigious Methodist University in North Carolina and at Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Her education spans well over a decade in fiber arts and jewelry design. She has hosted numerous art outreach programs in support of the U.S Army at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. In 2008 she was invited to the Pentagon to teach the children of the Pentagon employees the joys of art. Her designs have been featured in numerous shows on the east coast. Some of her jewelry creations are on display throughout Colorado Springs, as well as Virginia Beach and Williamsburg Virginia. Currently, her jewelry creations can be found in downtown Colorado Springs at Cottonwood Galleries, in Manitou Springs at Mountain Living Gallery, and in Penrose at Aldal's Boot and Saddlery. Her jewelry has been featured in three statewide advertising campaigns for the arts. Kathleen's current passion is the Steampunk genre. Her wearable art designs incorporate found objects and mixed metals, resulting in a vintage-inspired contemporary style for the modern woman. Created for art enthusiasts and jewelry lovers alike, Kathleen Reed's bijous are one of a kind inventions found no where else. No two pieces are ever created alike.Kathleen Reed

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