Signs of Life 2011

October 5, 2011 - October 26, 2011
Lecture: Wednesday, October 5 at 4:00 PM
Reception: Wednesday, October 5 at 5:00 PM

Signs of Life is a contemporary jewelry art show and companion jewelry art catalog/literary journal. The show features work by nine artists. The catalog/literary journal pairs these jewelry artists with nine writers in a unique publication that celebrates both literature and jewelry art.


Show opening and catalog publication date: October 5, 2011. This is the seventh year of publication of Signs of Life, a literary magazine. This project combines the owner's love of literature with her passion for jewelry art. Only 1000 copies are printed. Order from Facere Jewelry Art Gallery by e-mail or phone, $12.


Artist List:
Jamie Bennett, Davide Bigazzi, Linda Darty, Jack da Silva, Caroline Gore, Jane Martin, Tom Muir, Marlene True, and Julia Turner.

Writers: Kit Bakke, Alice Derry, Sharon Goldberg, Helane Levine-Keating, Karen Sigmar Mason, Sharona Muir, M. Anne Sweet, David Wagoner, and Shawn Wong.


Click here to view just the 1 item currently available for sale from this exhibition.
Marlene True: Pocosin, Brooch in recycled steel, 24k gold plate, and sterling silver. 2.75 x 2.125 x 0.375"
Marlene True
Pocosin
Brooch in recycled steel, 24k gold plate, and sterling silver. 2.75 x 2.125 x 0.375"
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Jane Martin: About I Try, Necklace in sterling silver, copper, nickel silver, brass, bronze, jasper, and agate. 22-24" in length.
Jane Martin
About I Try
Necklace in sterling silver, copper, nickel silver, brass, bronze, jasper, and agate. 22-24" in length.
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Davide Bigazzi: Ring of Fire, Necklace in sterling silver and 18k yellow gold. Approx. 16" in length.
Davide Bigazzi
Ring of Fire
Necklace in sterling silver and 18k yellow gold. Approx. 16" in length.
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 Julia Turner, 'You Are Here' Brooch in steel, wood, enamel, and paint. 2.36 x 2.36 x 0.4"
Julia Turner
'You Are Here' Brooch in steel, wood, enamel, and paint. 2.36 x 2.36 x 0.4"
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 Tom Muir, 'Breach Diviner' Neckpiece in brass, copper, and silicone. Pendant measures 6.5 x 2.25 x 1"
Tom Muir
'Breach Diviner' Neckpiece in brass, copper, and silicone. Pendant measures 6.5 x 2.25 x 1"
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 Caroline Gore, '...after...' Necklace in 18k gold, oxidized sterling silver, jet, reclaimed leather, borosilicate glass, hematite, and silk. 11.75 x 7.75 x 0.75"
Caroline Gore
'...after...' Necklace in 18k gold, oxidized sterling silver, jet, reclaimed leather, borosilicate glass, hematite, and silk. 11.75 x 7.75 x 0.75"
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Linda Darty: Santa Maria del Fiore, Brooch in sterling silver, fine silver, champleve and cloisonne enamel. 4 x 2.5 x 0.25"
Linda Darty
Santa Maria del Fiore
Brooch in sterling silver, fine silver, champleve and cloisonne enamel. 4 x 2.5 x 0.25"
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 Jamie Bennett, 'Mineralia' Brooch in enamel, silver, and copper. 3.625 x 2.75 x 0.375"
Jamie Bennett
'Mineralia' Brooch in enamel, silver, and copper. 3.625 x 2.75 x 0.375"
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 Jack da Silva, 'Remember Braillecelet' Bracelet in sterling silver, fresh water pearls, cork, and glass head quilter's pins. A pattern of holes spell 'Remember' in the Braille alphabet. 4.5 x 4.5 x 2"
Jack da Silva
'Remember Braillecelet' Bracelet in sterling silver, fresh water pearls, cork, and glass head quilter's pins. A pattern of holes spell 'Remember' in the Braille alphabet. 4.5 x 4.5 x 2"
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 Caroline Gore, '...cast off...' Brooch in 18k gold, oxidized sterling silver, hematite, and silk. 2.75 x 8.2 x 0.25"
Caroline Gore
'...cast off...' Brooch in 18k gold, oxidized sterling silver, hematite, and silk. 2.75 x 8.2 x 0.25"
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 Caroline Gore, '...encircle...' Brooch in 18k gold, oxidized sterling silver, hematite, and silk. 1 x 4 x 0.5"
Caroline Gore
'...encircle...' Brooch in 18k gold, oxidized sterling silver, hematite, and silk. 1 x 4 x 0.5"
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 Caroline Gore, '...double opaque...' Necklace in 18k gold, oxidized sterling silver, jet, black spinel, hematite, reclaimed leather, and silk. 10.5 x 11.25 x 0.25"
Caroline Gore
'...double opaque...' Necklace in 18k gold, oxidized sterling silver, jet, black spinel, hematite, reclaimed leather, and silk. 10.5 x 11.25 x 0.25"
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 Caroline Gore, '...drip, drop...' Earrings in 18k gold, jet, hematite, and silk. 3 x 1 x 1"
Caroline Gore
'...drip, drop...' Earrings in 18k gold, jet, hematite, and silk. 3 x 1 x 1"
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 Caroline Gore, '...outlier...' Necklace in oxidized sterling silver, jet, black spinel, hematite, reclaimed leather, and silk. 10.5 x 6.25 x 0.25"
Caroline Gore
'...outlier...' Necklace in oxidized sterling silver, jet, black spinel, hematite, reclaimed leather, and silk. 10.5 x 6.25 x 0.25"
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 Caroline Gore, '...they were this shape...' Earrings in 18k gold, jet, hematite, reclaimed leather, and thread. 3.75 x 2.75 x 1.5"
Caroline Gore
'...they were this shape...' Earrings in 18k gold, jet, hematite, reclaimed leather, and thread. 3.75 x 2.75 x 1.5"
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 Caroline Gore, '...they were this shape...' Necklace in oxidized sterling silver, jet, reclaimed leather, hematite, and silk. 11 x 7.75 x 0.75"
Caroline Gore
'...they were this shape...' Necklace in oxidized sterling silver, jet, reclaimed leather, hematite, and silk. 11 x 7.75 x 0.75"
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 Julia Turner, 'Border' Neckpiece in steel, wood, and paint. Pendant measures approx. 4 x 1.6"
Julia Turner
'Border' Neckpiece in steel, wood, and paint. Pendant measures approx. 4 x 1.6"
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 Julia Turner, 'Burn' Bracelet in wood, paint, and steel. 3.15 x 3.15 x 1.2"
Julia Turner
'Burn' Bracelet in wood, paint, and steel. 3.15 x 3.15 x 1.2"
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 Julia Turner, 'Notation' Brooch in steel, wood, vitreous enamel, and paint. 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.4"
Julia Turner
'Notation' Brooch in steel, wood, vitreous enamel, and paint. 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.4"
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 Julia Turner, 'Lookout' Brooch in steel, wood, 18k gold, and paint. 3 x 3 x 0.4"
Julia Turner
'Lookout' Brooch in steel, wood, 18k gold, and paint. 3 x 3 x 0.4"
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 Jack da Silva, Left/Right Braillecelet. Bracelet in sterling silver, 14k gold, freshwater pearls, cultured pearls, glass head pins.
Jack da Silva
Left/Right Braillecelet. Bracelet in sterling silver, 14k gold, freshwater pearls, cultured pearls, glass head pins.
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Linda Darty: Winter Garden Series #1, Brooch in sterling silver, fine silver, copper, enamel, and stainless steel pinstem. 5.25 x 2"
Linda Darty
Winter Garden Series #1
Brooch in sterling silver, fine silver, copper, enamel, and stainless steel pinstem. 5.25 x 2"
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Linda Darty: White Garden Series #2, Brooch in sterling silver, copper, enamel, and stainless steel pinstem. 3.5 x 1.75"
Linda Darty
White Garden Series #2
Brooch in sterling silver, copper, enamel, and stainless steel pinstem. 3.5 x 1.75"
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Marlene True: Pocosin 1, Pendant in recycled steel.
Marlene True
Pocosin 1
Pendant in recycled steel.
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Marlene True: Pocosin 2, Pendant in recycled steel.
Marlene True
Pocosin 2
Pendant in recycled steel.
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We may have other items from this exhibition which are not shown online and some white-dot items can be special ordered. Please call or come by!


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