2021 Art Festivals at the CAG and Lavender Market

As we enjoy the fall colors that are starting to show, it’s time to start thinking about the holidays!

Show location: Creative Arts Group Art Festival

I will have a table showing and selling my pieces at the Creative Arts Group Art Festival on Saturday and Sunday on November 6th and 7th from 10am-5pm at 108 N. Baldwin Avenue in Sierra Madre, CA. I would love to have you come by and peruse my newest pieces and maybe even discuss a project that you have in mind for the holidays.

After the Art Festival is held by all of the artists that are members of the Creative Arts Group, it’s not over. There will also be a student sale for all of the works that the students have created during the arts classes offered at the Creative Arts Group. The student sale is on November 13 from 10am-4pm.

I hold a jewelry class for beginning, intermediate and advanced Jewelry Fabrication and I’m proud to have some of my students selling at the Student Sale. If you’re interested in joining my class, the next session starts soon. My next 4 class interim session that focuses primarily on Stone Setting starts in November, and the next full 10 week class starts in January. Give me a call, or check the CAG website for more details .

Show location: Lavender Market

You will also be able to catch me at a table at the Lavender Market, on Saturday, November 13th from 9am-4pm. It’s at 89 Olive Avenue in Sierra Madre, CA. There are over 26 vendors at the Lavender Market and a wonderful place to find hand-made holiday gifts.

Spring Virtual Faculty Show

Hawaiian Silver Spiral Cuttlefish Casting Necklace
CAG Faculty Show turned Digital

This year the artists association that I am a part of, the Creative Arts Group in Sierra Madre, has decided to display the works of it’s artists digitally on it’s website. You can check out my page here: Kimberly’s Jewelry in the Gallery.

They have put together a video where they sweep through all of the pieces in the gallery so you can peruse from your living room. That way you can drop by the gallery afterwards at your leisure to pick up the pieces that you liked. My jewelry is shown in the video at minute 3:51. Check out the video here.

Tigilite and Rhodolite Garnet Sterling Silver Pendant

purple garnet and tigilite fossil sterling silver wishbone setting necklace
Scintillating colors and textures Tigilite and Garnet Sterling silver necklace Pendant
Showcaseing January’s birthstone – the garneT

This sterling silver pendant makes a grand statement of color and texture within, peaking the viewer’s interest and enticing them to have a closer look. I have suspended an 8×6 oval faceted Rhodolite garnet over a shield shaped Tigilite stone. The purple garnet embraced in a solid Sterling Silver frame compliments the internal colors of this unusual Tigilite fossil (tigilite is a trace fossil in limestone). The Blind bail on this pendant will accommodate a 4mm chain. (chain sold separately)
Price: $245.00 (Item N-80)

 

14 kt Yellow Gold and Sterling Silver Sundial Pendant

gold and silver pendant rotating bal and sail sundial
Spinning Astral impressioNS
The half arch Sterling Silver piece is studded with 14 kt Yellow Gold and swings around a pierced-out golden rotating orb, making a very kinetic pendant. To me, it  gives the impression of a sun dial or of a planet spinning on it’s axis, with the spinning sphere and it’s arch that moves from left to right. Price $180.

Dazzeling Indonesian Coral and Amethyst Sterling Silver Pendant

Underwater undersea indonesian coral amethyst sterling silver cuttle bone casting pendant necklace with star pattern
Evoke the ocean

Coral is the largest living organism known on the earth. The dazzeling star pattern of this fossilized Indonesian Coral stone evokes the essence of the ocean! Accented by a unique sterling silver cuttle bone casting and 4mm bezeled faceted Amethyst, this piece will bring joy to any lover of the ocean, snorkeling, or scuba diving.  Price $165

 

Sterling Silver Musical Sphere Pendant

Jingle Bells Sterling Silver Pendant
Jingle Bells Sterling Silver Pendant

Jingle, Jingle, Jingle….there’s more to it than meets the eye…

You’ll be surprised when you wear this pierced-out sterling silver pendant! It has small Sterling bells inside to help you have a jingle in your step!
The design changes all the way around so it can be worn in either direction.
The bail is large enough to handle a 3 mm chain. Price: $85 (Item N-98)

Commission – Black Pearl and Diamond White Gold Pendant

Black pearl and diamond gold necklace
Watching Pirates of the Carribean for Halloween?

Hearing about the Black Pearl reminded me of this pendant that I made as a gift for my daughter. I set a small diamond in a white gold v-bail above a beautiful black pearl. It hangs nicely in the above photo on a box chain (kink resistant and good for traveling). It paired very nicely with a pair of black pearl stud earrings.

Interested in a similar project for someone with a birthday coming up? Send me an email (click here).

Black Opal and Sterling Silver Orchid Pendant

Large silver orchid pendant necklace with black opal
October birthstone – Opal!
You’ll feel like you’re in Hawaii with this large sterling silver orchid pendant.
The pear shaped black opal shines with the colors of the tropical Pacific ocean. Sold with an 18” box chain. Price $295.00 (Item N-91)

Black Star Sapphire and Sterling Silver Dragon Shield Pendant

Game of Thrones inspired Black Star Sapphire and Sterling Silver Dragon Necklace

Do you see the glint of a dragon’s eye?

The oval Black Star Sapphire in the center of this shield pendant sparkles back at the viewer from the middle of the cuttle bone cast shield. As you can guess, this pendant was inspired by the Game of Thrones! It has a very nice Sterling weight, almost 9 grams of silver! The oval Black Star Sapphire is set horizontally and has a very nice shine (let me know if you would like more photos). Price: $185 (Item N-107)