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The artists at Seeka start with a precision cut stainless steel frame for each jewelry creation. Within this frame, the design is hand painted with acrylics, metallic and other paints. A variety of materials from metals and glass to dyed seeds and found objects are assembled within.
Semi-precious stones, and Swarovski crystals are embedded and a thick layer of acrylic resin is poured to encase and protect the finished piece.
At Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery, we embrace the current trend of gemstones showcased with organic shapes and natural textures.
Bruce Iden, master of the cabochon, selects and shapes his stones to perfection then places them in simple silver or gold settings, designed to emphasize the individual stones’ best qualities.
We are highlighting Dilia Salvador in our Artist Spotlight for her contemporary jewelry designs combine metals to achieve color patterns, adding semiprecious stones, beads, wood or plastic laminate. You’ll catch how they reflect her own Chilean origins.
Today’s Artist Spotlight is on Plata Designs!
Plata was founded in 1987 in Vail and has been producing handmade pieces ever since! Their theory of keeping the level of production small and creating each individual piece by hand ensures that the quality of work surpasses that of any mass-produced design.