Friday, September 3, 2010

My Teeny Tiny Apartment

Please be sure to drop by Jacqueline's lovely jewelry shop on Etsy where you are sure to find handmade and original pieces.

by JacquelineJewelry

I am excited to be selling my jewelry on Etsy. I live in New York, NY and work in my teeny tiny apartment on a folding tv table and sitting on my bed. I have jewelry materials all over my apartment, but have made everything ship shape by making my storage and projects part of my decor.

I work in sterling silver, gemstones, Czech glass, as well as copper and fabric. All of my work is one-of-a-kind, but I do take commissions as long as I am given the creative freedom to add my personality to each piece.

My designs are based on my observations of the inter-relationships of materials and color. I have explored many different concepts over the years, from the ideas of impermanence and transience to the concept of the preciousness and sacredness of the everyday. Still, I want to create pieces that are accessible to a wide audience, and hope the forms and materials I use will appeal to people on many different levels. Treating each piece as an individual work of wearable art, I create timeless jewelry meant for day into evening wear.

I have had careers in production pottery, graphic design and industrial design with a sidetrack into computer programming early on. Ever since I can remember, art and craft in some shape or form has been my passion. I am a graduate of The College of Ceramics at SUNY with a BFA in sculpture and art history, an MFA in Arizona State University in environmental design, and an MID in industrial design from Pratt Institute.

 A perpetual student, I am self-taught in jewelry. I have also written two books. Graphic Illustration in Black and White and Polymer Clay; Creating Functional and Decorative Objects.

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  1. I posted a comment, but maybe it didn't take so I'll try again. You did a dynamite job. I love your blog - it looks so handmade; just the kind of look I'd love to have.

    Thanks for featuring me on your blog. I'm overwhelmed with gratitude. ;-)


  2. Your jewelry is beautiful,
    It was my pleasure to feature you.

  3. what a great feature and fab jewellery! congrats :) Debs


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