High Quality Artisan Jewelry To Feed Your Soul
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Windy Troy

Windy Troy

Every act of creativity has a spark from something, maybe an idea, something you see, hear, feel, something that strikes your imagination in just the right way.  In many ways, the original spark for me with jewelry was a book I read as teenager, “The Walls of Windy Troy” by Marjorie Braymer.  It’s a biography of Heinrich Schliemann, a successful businessman who in 1860 decided at age 37 to put his resources to finding the lost city of Troy by following clues in the classics by Homer and other ancient Greek writers.  And amazingly Schliemann does in fact find Troy...

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Jorma Laine

Jorma Laine

Recently I have been working in bronze, and have been wanting to do some cast pieces, which is new for me.  Bronze is a fairly hard metal, and can be difficult to work with, but you can’t beat it for creating beautiful curves in cast pieces. So for inspiration, I am looking to one of my favorite designers, Jorma Laine.  I first came across his work through a friend who collected Danish Modern silver, and fell instantly in love with his work. Laine (1930- 2002) was a prominent Finnish designer in the Scandinavian Modernist Jewelry movement during the 1960s and...

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