Judith Kinghorn

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Judith Kinghorn: Lyrata Large Silver Earrings, Earrings in 24k gold, sterling silver, and 18k gold. 1 3/4" long. 1 1/4" wide.
Lyrata Large Silver Earrings
Earrings in 24k gold, sterling silver, and 18k gold. 1 3/4" long. 1 1/4" wide.
Item is available Available ($1398.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Penta III Earrings, Earrings in 24K and 14K gold, sterling silver. Approximately 1" diameter, .5" deep.
Penta III Earrings
Earrings in 24K and 14K gold, sterling silver. Approximately 1" diameter, .5" deep.
Item is available Available ($1494.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Single Wildflower Post Earrings, Earrings in sterling silver, 24k and 14k gold. Approximately 1/2" at widest point.
Single Wildflower Post Earrings
Earrings in sterling silver, 24k and 14k gold. Approximately 1/2" at widest point.
Exhibit: Holiday Show
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Judith Kinghorn: Jasmine Branch, Sterling silver, 24k and 22k gold pendant on cable. 18" long. Widest point measures approximately 1 1/4".
Jasmine Branch
Sterling silver, 24k and 22k gold pendant on cable. 18" long. Widest point measures approximately 1 1/4".
Item is available Available ($1450.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Gold Lichen Pin, Brooch in sterling silver, 24k and 22k gold. Approximately 3 3/4 l x 1/4 x 3/4".
Gold Lichen Pin
Brooch in sterling silver, 24k and 22k gold. Approximately 3 3/4 l x 1/4 x 3/4".
Exhibit: Holiday Show
Item is available Available ($2500.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Red Chalcedony Drop Earrings, Earrings in red chalcedony, 22K and 18K gold. 1 3/4 x 1/4".
Red Chalcedony Drop Earrings
Earrings in red chalcedony, 22K and 18K gold. 1 3/4 x 1/4".
Exhibit: Holiday Show
Item is available Available ($995.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Framed Wood Sorrel Post Earrings, Earrings in sterling silver and 24k gold, with 14k gold ear wires. Approximately 1 3/8" long.
Framed Wood Sorrel Post Earrings
Earrings in sterling silver and 24k gold, with 14k gold ear wires. Approximately 1 3/8" long.
Item is available Available ($895.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Opal Spider Web Pin, Brooch in 22k, 18k, diamond, and boulder opal. Approximately 3" l x 3/4" w x 3/6" d.
Opal Spider Web Pin
Brooch in 22k, 18k, diamond, and boulder opal. Approximately 3" l x 3/4" w x 3/6" d.
Exhibit: Holiday Show
Item is available Available ($5150.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Framed Wood Sorrel Dangle Earrings, Earrings in sterling silver and 24k gold, with 14k gold ear wires. Approximately 1 3/8" long.
Framed Wood Sorrel Dangle Earrings
Earrings in sterling silver and 24k gold, with 14k gold ear wires. Approximately 1 3/8" long.
Exhibit: Holiday Show
Item is available Available ($995.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Penta Long Wire Earrings, Earrings in 24K and 18K gold, sterling silver. Approximately 2" x .5".
Penta Long Wire Earrings
Earrings in 24K and 18K gold, sterling silver. Approximately 2" x .5".
Item is available Available ($1494.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Pincushion Flower with Moving Petals, Brooch/pendant in sterling silver and 24k gold. 2 x 2".
Pincushion Flower with Moving Petals
Brooch/pendant in sterling silver and 24k gold. 2 x 2".
Item is available Available ($4650.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Mum Button Earrings, Earrings in sterling silver and 24k gold with 14k gold posts. 1 x 1".
Mum Button Earrings
Earrings in sterling silver and 24k gold with 14k gold posts. 1 x 1".
Item is available Available ($1000.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Twig and Leaf Earrings, Large hoop earrings in sterling silver and 24k gold with 14 gold posts. 1 3/4 x 2".
Twig and Leaf Earrings
Large hoop earrings in sterling silver and 24k gold with 14 gold posts. 1 3/4 x 2".
Item is available Available ($1000.00)
Judith Kinghorn: Poppy with Garnets, Brooch/pendant in sterling silver and 24k gold.
Poppy with Garnets
Brooch/pendant in sterling silver and 24k gold.
Exhibit: Signs of Life 2015
Item is available Available ($5698.00)

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Biographical Information for Judith Kinghorn:

Judith Kinghorn is a Minneapolis jewelry designer who works primarily in high karat gold, sterling silver and precious stones. Multi-layered and intricately textured, Judith's pieces are comprised of heavy layers of sterling silver and 24 karat gold fused together and embossed with hand etched plates. Her designs are typically die formed, fused and granulated in 22 karat gold and are frequently accented with gemstones.

"I am drawn to forms and shapes arising from both the natural and man-made worlds and I seem to store them as an internal inventory," explains the artist. "My work is about transforming these visual impressions into objects of beauty in gold, silver and precious gemstones.

My process is essentially intuitive and I fabricate directly in the metals without sketches. Then I work responsively to form pieces from an array of the metals and stones. Much like ancient jewelry artists, many of my pieces are made by using a mouth torch to fuse heavy layers of gold and sterling silver. One piece informs the next. Invariably, the pieces evolve into greater complexity from the original idea.

My artistic satisfaction lies in the capture of often-contradictory relationships combined with my love of hand-making and the manipulation of materials. The pieces, in turn, take on lives of their own as I name them and speak about them to my clients and those who inquire about my work. Of great significance is the collaboration between maker and wearer; I don't consider my work finished until it finds its home with the wearer."

Judith is the recipient of many honors, including juried 'Excellence in Jewelry' awards at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, the Smithsonian Craft Show and the American Craft Council show. Most recently, she won best of show at the Smithsonian Craft2Wear Show. She has been awarded commissions for commemorative pieces to mark the opening of the Frank Gehry designed Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis and recognition pieces for the National Association of Women Judges.


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