Artisans, Artists, Designers, Contemporary, Fine American Craft, Art, and Design - Page 2
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Artist-Designer Michal Golan’s jewelry and Judaica are made with Swarovski crystals, glass beads, and enamel on 24K gold or sterling silver electroplated brass. Michal integrates her trademark style with original Holy Land aesthetic to create objects of faith. All pieces are handmade in Michal Golan’s New York studio.
Michelle has loved faceted stones from childhood. She's inspired by modern and classical design, as well as nature. Her jewelry incorporates silk cord, sterling silver, 14k gold filled, semi precious stones, and gold filled chain and links. Due to the nature of the hand cut stones, no two pieces of jewelry are identical.
Pamela Whitlock's weaving techniques include multi-harness shadow weave color, two-harness color and weave effect. In addition to her line of luxurious scarves woven of rayon chenille and ribbon or "flag" yarns, she has most recently developed a new line using 100% bamboo fiber, sometimes mixed with recycled sari silks/banana fiber. The bamboo fiber scarves are sculptural in pattern, and elegant to both hand and eye.
These unusual salt shakers and pepper mill-grinders are unique. They make eye catching conversational accents on your table, in addition to memorable gifts! The ceramic grinder has a lifetime warranty. Bob uses dyes, paints, burning, and carving to add complexity to the designs, which in turns adds an artful playfulness to his sculptural forms.
Richelle Leigh's jewelry designs are inspired by the natural beauty she sees in gemstones. Richelle likes to look at the mineral and echo what she see there, then enhance the stone unique character. Whether looking at a tourmilated or rutilated quartz, a piece of jasper, or a well-cut faceted gemstone, the patterns and vibrant colors of the gemstone guide her creation. When designing, Richelle often uses asymmetry to bring it together, with the overall aesthetics of the finished piece.
Artistic, modern, hand patinated, oxidized, metal wall clocks made out of aluminum, with designs cut into the metal. Portions of the surface are brushed and textured, so that the bright metal, contrasts with the patinas and dyes, which provide color.
Tired of the ubiquitous hardware you see in every kitchen and bath store? Looking for something a bit different to express the inner you? Or maybe, you just want to be cheered up when you open your cabinets to get out the morning cereal.
Check out these whimsical, artistic, door and cabinet hardware cast in non-leaded pewter. Safe for all your creative ideas. Check out these curious cast of characters.
Seeka’s mezuzahs, designed by Stavit Allweis and handcrafted in her studio, are contemporary, artistic works of art, that express a specific Mitzvah. They are colorful and bold in design. The Judaic motifs and industrial art design makes these designer mezuzahs strikingly unique.
Shellie calls herself a jewelry artist. She begins with choosing selected gems and minerals. Then, she adds gold or silver, which she textures. Shellie prefers using the time-honored, ancient techniques. Her process involves carving in wax, repoussé, and rolled print metal. Handmade in the USA.
Sherri Cohen's work ranges from Judaica to jewelry. Her sculptural, artistic jewelry collection incorporates sterling silver, gold, and semi-precious gems, and her unique Judaica incorporates various metals, along with natural local and exotic woods, and recycled materials. Handmade in the USA.
Kristen Bangs, Spunky Fluff has developed an artistic style of wood signs and wall art that reflects her love of color. She has cleverly combined this desire with inspirational words and multi-dimensional mixed media wall art. Handmade in the USA.
Steven Cooper, metalsmith, Judaica and sculptures are fabricated in copper, brass, bronze, and steel. Each piece is handmade in the artist's studio, using a combination of sculptural hollow-ware, repousse’ and hand chasing techniques. Enamel and roller printed textured metals are also used in the construction of Steven Cooper's work.
Sticks furniture, lighting, art, and home accessories have whimsical imagery and themes with inspirational words, phrases, and saying. Sticks has received acclaim for their distinctive line of hand painted furniture, lighting, home accessories and object art. Handmade in the USA.
Susan Anderson's necklaces are created out of hand picked rare unusual gem stones, pearls, and vintage elements in stylish combinations of colors and textures. Handmade in the USA.
Suzanne Linquist's jewelry is made of lathe turned ebony, sterling silver, pearls and more. Handmade in the USA.
Suzanne Q. Evon Jewelry can best be summarized as “Classic, Playful, Fresh." Her current body of work combines both gold, silver, and argentium with an emphasis on texture and custom-cut stones. Reticulation, anti-clastic raising, acid etching, granulation, roller printing and the ancient art of keum-boo are combined to create rich metal tapestry resulting in unique, timeless jewelry. Handmade in the USA.
Te-Ma offers an extensive variety of handmade, artistic, decorative cabinet hardware and door hardware. Their unique ceramic, glass, metal, and taqua nut cabinet hardware comes with metal fixture options in pewter, oxidized copper, oxidized brass, and antique gold. Handmade in the USA.
Quality Crafted Wood Furniture
Tom Dumke of Thomas William Furniture creates "traditional furniture with a modern flare". His furniture is "inspired by the clean lines of the Shaker form, allowing the highly figured domestic and exotic woods I use to be the focal point. This adds an artistic and functional facet to each piece."
Trillium Weavers scarves are made from high-gloss rayon chenille yarn, chosen for its color brilliance and soft feel. The cloth is shimmering, lustrous and smooth, composed from a palette of more than fifty yarn colors, dyed to Trillium Weavers specifications. In the finished fabric the colors blend, softening the warp stripes. The drape is relaxed and very comfortable. These chenille scarves are woven on multi-color warps (lengthwise threads), with a solid weft (back-and-forth thread). Handmade in the USA.
Each bag is designed, hand cut and sewn in Christina Hankins studio using quality leathers and lino cut images. Great pride is taken with the craftsmanship of every bag produced, and is considered art to wear. Handmade in the USA.
Vasant designs earrings, necklaces, and bracelets with precious and semi precious stones including labradorite, rubies, tanzanite, peridot, citrine, quartz, kyanite, and chalcedony, and more. Her jewelry is constructed with 24kt gold, 24kt gold vermeil, and sterling silver. Handmade in the USA
Lucy Barna is a metalsmith, designer, and artist. Her handcrafted, elemental jewelry is simple, delicate, contemporary, organic, and minimal jewelry. She uses sterling silver, 18k gold, 14k gold-fill, jeweler's brass and natural stone. Attention to detail, original designs, and the return to slow, hands-on craftsmanship are trademark of Lucy's work. Handmade in the USA.
Whistling Frog Tile Company create artistic, handmade ceramic tiles and cabinet hardware, drawer pulls, knobs, in the Arts and Crafts tradition. Designs include: birds, cats, various critters, botanicals, florals, and figurative imagery. Handmade in the USA.
Joseph Cozad most enjoys working with the colors, shapes and textures of the gemstones as well as the malleable quality of the wire he uses to create each piece. Joseph handcrafts his jewelry with love, care, and quality materials resulting in a wearable work of art that will last a lifetime. Handmade in the USA.
Woodworker Alan Davis creates artistic, functional wood turned bowls, urns, and vessels. His raw material includes native hardwoods, Florida beach driftwood, California redwood roots, Louisiana swamp cypress and pecan, Mississippi tupelo or black gum, North Carolina dogwood and apple, and weathered South Carolina barn wood. "Woodturning is a form of woodworking that is used to create wooden objects on a lathe". Winchester Woodworks only uses eco-friendly practices. Handmade in the USA.
Windborne Studios features fused glass pulls and handles. Their unique artistic expression is evident in each individually handmade piece. Each art glass piece is hand-cut and kiln fired to achieve a uniquely personal piece of hardware. From classic to quirky Windborne Studios will add a stylish flair that is sure to excite the eye. All mounting hardware is stainless steel, 8-32 thread size.
Renowned designer Yoolie Perry-Peleg combines hand painted, organic shapes and classic motifs with stainless steel to make contemporary, bold, poetic jewelry. Her colorful, beautifully hand crafted, artistic jewelry makes a unique, distinctive fashion statement. Yoolie's jewelry is comfortable, elegant, and works well with any wardrobe. Handmade in the USA.
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Sweetheart Gallery is a large collection of contemporary North American artisans, artists, and designers, who's work represents the highest quality in American craft and design. These artisans are selected because they are outstanding in their media. Their handmade functional objects are works of art, that adds unique beauty to everyday activities.