Women Working Words

February 6, 2013 - February 26, 2013
Lecture: Wednesday, February 6 at 4:00 PM
Reception: Wednesday, February 6 at 5:00 PM

Wearable words. A celebration of the Literary and Jewelry Arts by 13 Women Artists.

"A six-legged bear. Four-inch claws. A gurgling growl..." Opening lecture featuring artist talks and a reading from Karen Lorene's novel 'Dancing with Bear'.


Artist List:
Kristin Beeler, Nancy Bonnema, Kat Cole, Kathleen Faulkner, Nadine Kariya, Marcia Keefer, Marge Levy, Marina Marioni, Mary Hallam Pearse, Gail Rappa, Jacquie Rice & Uosis Juodvalkis, Katherine Richmond, Sarah Wauzynski, Kristi Zevenbergen.

Jewelry pieces from Women Working Words will remain on view until the close of the show on February 26. Items purchased will be shipped after February 26 and no later than March 1.


Click here to view just the 3 items currently available for sale from this exhibition.
 Kristin Beeler, "Ossuary" Brooch/pendant in sterling silver, pearls, ink, and iron wire. 2.5" x 1"
Kristin Beeler
"Ossuary" Brooch/pendant in sterling silver, pearls, ink, and iron wire. 2.5" x 1"
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 Nancy Bonnema, 'To Be Seen or Not' Necklace with pendant in 24kt gold leaf, plexiglass, enameled steel and sterling silver. 4" x 1/4 x 1/4" 24".
Nancy Bonnema
'To Be Seen or Not' Necklace with pendant in 24kt gold leaf, plexiglass, enameled steel and sterling silver. 4" x 1/4 x 1/4" 24".
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Kathleen Faulkner: Hemingway Brooch, Brooch in sterling silver, paper, ink and mica. 2.5 x 2".
Kathleen Faulkner
Hemingway Brooch
Brooch in sterling silver, paper, ink and mica. 2.5 x 2".
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 Nadine Kariya, 'Undo' Pendant in 5% gold shakudo, 40% silver shibuichi laminated on sterling. 'Buttons to Push' Series. 38mm x 22mm x 5mm.
Nadine Kariya
'Undo' Pendant in 5% gold shakudo, 40% silver shibuichi laminated on sterling. 'Buttons to Push' Series. 38mm x 22mm x 5mm.
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 Marcia Keefer, 'Lexicuff' necklace in thread and antique dictionary pages.
Marcia Keefer
'Lexicuff' necklace in thread and antique dictionary pages.
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 Mary Hallam Pearse, 'Rock it' ring in silver and 14k gold. Image printed on silver, engraved. Size 8. (May be sized to fit).
Mary Hallam Pearse
'Rock it' ring in silver and 14k gold. Image printed on silver, engraved. Size 8. (May be sized to fit).
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 Gail Rappa, 'Soaring' necklace in sterling silver, 14kt gold, jet, black coral, blue moonstone, iolite and handmade chain.
Gail Rappa
'Soaring' necklace in sterling silver, 14kt gold, jet, black coral, blue moonstone, iolite and handmade chain.
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Marina Marioni: 'Meet Me in Heaven' Brooch, Brooch in sterling silver.
Marina Marioni
'Meet Me in Heaven' Brooch
Brooch in sterling silver.
Item is available Available ($800.00)
Kristi Zevenbergen: Stargazer's Dream Necklace, Necklace in sterling silver and found objects.
Kristi Zevenbergen
Stargazer's Dream Necklace
Necklace in sterling silver and found objects.
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 Nadine Kariya, Pin in sterling silver with hand cut lettering. 'Buttons to Push' Series. 22m x 22m x 6mm.
Nadine Kariya
Pin in sterling silver with hand cut lettering. 'Buttons to Push' Series. 22m x 22m x 6mm.
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 Kristin Beeler, 'Moon' Brooch in sterling silver, mother of pearl, and ink. 3" x 2"
Kristin Beeler
'Moon' Brooch in sterling silver, mother of pearl, and ink. 3" x 2"
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 Mary Hallam Pearse, 'On the Rocks' Ring in sterling silver and image printed on sterling silver. Size 7 (May be sized to fit).
Mary Hallam Pearse
'On the Rocks' Ring in sterling silver and image printed on sterling silver. Size 7 (May be sized to fit).
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 Mary Hallam Pearse, 'Love Rocks' ring in engraved sterling silver and 14k gold. Size 7. (May be sized to fit).
Mary Hallam Pearse
'Love Rocks' ring in engraved sterling silver and 14k gold. Size 7. (May be sized to fit).
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 Mary Hallam Pearse, 'Eye Candy' ring in 14k gold and sterling silver with image printed on silver. Size 5 1/2. (May be sized to fit).
Mary Hallam Pearse
'Eye Candy' ring in 14k gold and sterling silver with image printed on silver. Size 5 1/2. (May be sized to fit).
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 Nancy Bonnema, 'Artist #1' Brooch in 24kt gold leaf, plexiglass, enameled steel and sterling silver. 1 1/3" x 1 1/2" x 3/4".
Nancy Bonnema
'Artist #1' Brooch in 24kt gold leaf, plexiglass, enameled steel and sterling silver. 1 1/3" x 1 1/2" x 3/4".
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 Nancy Bonnema, 'To Be Seen' Bracelet in 24k gold leaf, plexiglass, enameled steel and sterling silver. 2 3/4 x 2 x 2 1/4".
Nancy Bonnema
'To Be Seen' Bracelet in 24k gold leaf, plexiglass, enameled steel and sterling silver. 2 3/4 x 2 x 2 1/4".
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 Nancy Bonnema, 'Artist #2' Ring in 24kt gold leaf, plexiglass, enameled steel and sterling silver. 1 1/4" x 3/4"
Nancy Bonnema
'Artist #2' Ring in 24kt gold leaf, plexiglass, enameled steel and sterling silver. 1 1/4" x 3/4"
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 Nancy Bonnema, 'To Be Seen Again' Earrings in 24kt gold leaf, plexiglass, enameled steel and sterling silver. 1 1/4 x 1/2 x 1/4".
Nancy Bonnema
'To Be Seen Again' Earrings in 24kt gold leaf, plexiglass, enameled steel and sterling silver. 1 1/4 x 1/2 x 1/4".
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 Katherine Richmond, 'Faded' Pendant and Wall Art in paper and sterling silver. Pendant is 3 x 2" Chain is 22" in length. Wall Art is 6 x 5"
Katherine Richmond
'Faded' Pendant and Wall Art in paper and sterling silver. Pendant is 3 x 2" Chain is 22" in length. Wall Art is 6 x 5"
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 Katherine Richmond, 'Dreams' Brooch in paper and sterling silver. 2.75 x 3.5"
Katherine Richmond
'Dreams' Brooch in paper and sterling silver. 2.75 x 3.5"
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Kat Cole: 'Chase' Brooch, Brooch in tin, found objects, brass and steel. 3 x 3 x .5". ($258)
Kat Cole
'Chase' Brooch
Brooch in tin, found objects, brass and steel. 3 x 3 x .5". ($258)
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 Katherine Richmond, 'Tears' Brooch and Wall Art in paper, sterling silver, pearls, and steel pins. Brooch is 3.75 x 2.5" Wall Art is 5.5 x 5.5"
Katherine Richmond
'Tears' Brooch and Wall Art in paper, sterling silver, pearls, and steel pins. Brooch is 3.75 x 2.5" Wall Art is 5.5 x 5.5"
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 Kristin Beeler, 'Scribble' Brooch in sterling silver, vintage postcard and iron wire. 1 3/4" diameter.
Kristin Beeler
'Scribble' Brooch in sterling silver, vintage postcard and iron wire. 1 3/4" diameter.
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 Kristin Beeler, 'Scramble' Brooch in sterling silver, vintage postcard and iron wire. 1 3/4 diameter.
Kristin Beeler
'Scramble' Brooch in sterling silver, vintage postcard and iron wire. 1 3/4 diameter.
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 Kristin Beeler, Fly Pearl Earrings in pearl, ink and 22k goldplate over sterling silver. 1 1/4" long.
Kristin Beeler
Fly Pearl Earrings in pearl, ink and 22k goldplate over sterling silver. 1 1/4" long.
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 Kristin Beeler, 'Tempo Moscas' Necklace in mother of pearl, ink, nylon, cotton and leather. 19" long. 4 x 1 1/2" pendant.
Kristin Beeler
'Tempo Moscas' Necklace in mother of pearl, ink, nylon, cotton and leather. 19" long. 4 x 1 1/2" pendant.
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 Kristin Beeler, 'Tendrement' Necklace in sterling silver, mother of pearl, ink, nylon, cotton and leather. 19" long. 1 1/2" diameter pendant.
Kristin Beeler
'Tendrement' Necklace in sterling silver, mother of pearl, ink, nylon, cotton and leather. 19" long. 1 1/2" diameter pendant.
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 Kristin Beeler, 'Scrunch' Brooch in sterling silver, vintage postcard, iron wire and fly.1 3/4" diameter.
Kristin Beeler
'Scrunch' Brooch in sterling silver, vintage postcard, iron wire and fly.1 3/4" diameter.
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Marina Marioni: Last Call Brooch, Brooch in sterling silver, hand-painted miniatures, precious metal clay and resin. Approx 2 x 1 3/4".
Marina Marioni
Last Call Brooch
Brooch in sterling silver, hand-painted miniatures, precious metal clay and resin. Approx 2 x 1 3/4".
Item is available Available ($700.00)
Sarah J.G. Wauzynski: Locket Animalia - A Shaker Abecedarius 1882, Locket in sterling silver, egg tempera on gesso, 22k gold leaf, pearls, opal, 18k gold, garnet stone, paper and silk ribbon. Lock measures approx 1 1/2 x 2 3/4". Chain approx 24" long.
Sarah J.G. Wauzynski
Locket Animalia - A Shaker Abecedarius 1882
Locket in sterling silver, egg tempera on gesso, 22k gold leaf, pearls, opal, 18k gold, garnet stone, paper and silk ribbon. Lock measures approx 1 1/2 x 2 3/4". Chain approx 24" long.
Item is available Available ($2580.00)
 Mary Hallam Pearse, 'Without Love in a Dream' engraved necklace in sterling silver and quartz. 20" chain.
Mary Hallam Pearse
'Without Love in a Dream' engraved necklace in sterling silver and quartz. 20" chain.
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 Mary Hallam Pearse, 'Sparkle' ring in engraved sterling silver, 14k gold. Size 8 1/2. (May be sized to fit).
Mary Hallam Pearse
'Sparkle' ring in engraved sterling silver, 14k gold. Size 8 1/2. (May be sized to fit).
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 Mary Hallam Pearse, 'Rock it' ring in engraved sterling silver, 14k gold and image printed on silver. Size 7 1/2. (May be sized to fit).
Mary Hallam Pearse
'Rock it' ring in engraved sterling silver, 14k gold and image printed on silver. Size 7 1/2. (May be sized to fit).
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 Mary Hallam Pearse, 'Rock on' ring in engraved sterling silver and 18k gold. Size 7. (May be sized to fit).
Mary Hallam Pearse
'Rock on' ring in engraved sterling silver and 18k gold. Size 7. (May be sized to fit).
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 Marcia Keefer, 'Etude' bracelet in thread and sheet music.
Marcia Keefer
'Etude' bracelet in thread and sheet music.
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 Marcia Keefer, 'The Long Way Home' necklace in maps and red thread.
Marcia Keefer
'The Long Way Home' necklace in maps and red thread.
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 Marcia Keefer, 'Nighttime Reading' bracelet in novels and black thread.
Marcia Keefer
'Nighttime Reading' bracelet in novels and black thread.
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 Marcia Keefer, 'Safari' bracelet in thread and travel catalog.
Marcia Keefer
'Safari' bracelet in thread and travel catalog.
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Gail Rappa: Gail Rappa, 'Look' necklace in sterling silver, 14kt gold, moonstone, blue moonstone, jet and steel type.
Gail Rappa
Gail Rappa
'Look' necklace in sterling silver, 14kt gold, moonstone, blue moonstone, jet and steel type.
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Gail Rappa: Gail Rappa, 'Voyage' pin in sterling silver, 14kt gold, blue moonstone and iolite.
Gail Rappa
Gail Rappa
'Voyage' pin in sterling silver, 14kt gold, blue moonstone and iolite.
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Gail Rappa: Limitless, Necklace in sterling silver, 14kt gold, moonstone, blue moonstone, jet and steel type.
Gail Rappa
Limitless
Necklace in sterling silver, 14kt gold, moonstone, blue moonstone, jet and steel type.
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Gail Rappa: Gail Rappa, 'Believe' ring in sterling silver, 14k gold, iolite and black pearl.
Gail Rappa
Gail Rappa
'Believe' ring in sterling silver, 14k gold, iolite and black pearl.
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Gail Rappa: Gail Rappa, 'Allow' pendant in sterling silver, 14kt gold, moonstone and steel type.
Gail Rappa
Gail Rappa
'Allow' pendant in sterling silver, 14kt gold, moonstone and steel type.
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Gail Rappa: Gail Rappa, 'R U?' earrings in sterling silver, 14kt gold and steel type.
Gail Rappa
Gail Rappa
'R U?' earrings in sterling silver, 14kt gold and steel type.
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Gail Rappa: Gail Rappa, 'Freedom' bracelet in sterling silver, 14kt gold, amethyst, sugilite, jet, spectralite and black coral.
Gail Rappa
Gail Rappa
'Freedom' bracelet in sterling silver, 14kt gold, amethyst, sugilite, jet, spectralite and black coral.
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Nadine Kariya: Amore Brooch/Pendant, Brooch/Pendant in scalloped shell, sterling silver, pierced shakudo, silver onlaid on brass and shakudo heart bezel, sterling and stainless steel clasp. 3 1/4" x /1 x 9/16".
Nadine Kariya
Amore Brooch/Pendant
Brooch/Pendant in scalloped shell, sterling silver, pierced shakudo, silver onlaid on brass and shakudo heart bezel, sterling and stainless steel clasp. 3 1/4" x /1 x 9/16".
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 Nadine Kariya, 'Dream' Brooch/Pendant in fossil orthoceras, a Nautiloid cephalopod, 540-25- years old, from Morocco, sterling silver, pierced shakudo and shibuichi sea and sky onlaid onto brass, with stainless steel and sterling catch assembly. 4 1/2" x 2" x 1/2".
Nadine Kariya
'Dream' Brooch/Pendant in fossil orthoceras, a Nautiloid cephalopod, 540-25- years old, from Morocco, sterling silver, pierced shakudo and shibuichi sea and sky onlaid onto brass, with stainless steel and sterling catch assembly. 4 1/2" x 2" x 1/2".
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 Nadine Kariya, 'Go Forward-Go Back Arrows & Waves' Earrings in sterling silver, shakudo (3%AU, 2%AG, 95%CU) and sterling silver wires. 11/16 x 11/16 x 3/16".
Nadine Kariya
'Go Forward-Go Back Arrows & Waves' Earrings in sterling silver, shakudo (3%AU, 2%AG, 95%CU) and sterling silver wires. 11/16 x 11/16 x 3/16".
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 No Denial Machine Badge, 'No Denial Machine' Badge, pierced and appliqued sterling silver, copper, 18k gold, driftwood from Moclips, WA. Sterling silver and stainless steel double pin assembly. 3 1/16W x 1 3/8H x 3/8D".
No Denial Machine Badge
'No Denial Machine' Badge, pierced and appliqued sterling silver, copper, 18k gold, driftwood from Moclips, WA. Sterling silver and stainless steel double pin assembly. 3 1/16W x 1 3/8H x 3/8D".
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 Nadine Kariya, 'Oil Denial' Brooch with mechanically etched quote from Rush Limbaugh on the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Black coral, sterling silver, copper, nickel, shibuichi (copper & silver) and double clutch pin assembly. 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3/4".
Nadine Kariya
'Oil Denial' Brooch with mechanically etched quote from Rush Limbaugh on the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Black coral, sterling silver, copper, nickel, shibuichi (copper & silver) and double clutch pin assembly. 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3/4".
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 Nadine Kariya, 'Pause Restart Eject' Earrings in pierced sterling silver with sterling ear wires. 7/8" square x .10".
Nadine Kariya
'Pause Restart Eject' Earrings in pierced sterling silver with sterling ear wires. 7/8" square x .10".
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 Nadine Kariya, 'Escape Wave' Pendant in pierced sterling, and shakudo applique (3% AU, 2% AG, 95% CU). 7/8 x 7/8 x 5/16".
Nadine Kariya
'Escape Wave' Pendant in pierced sterling, and shakudo applique (3% AU, 2% AG, 95% CU). 7/8 x 7/8 x 5/16".
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 Nadine Kariya, 'Go Forward-Go Back Arrow & Wave' Stick Pin in pierced sterling silver Shakudo and nickel. Head measures 11/16 x 11/16 x 3/16". Pin approx. 2 1/4 long.
Nadine Kariya
'Go Forward-Go Back Arrow & Wave' Stick Pin in pierced sterling silver Shakudo and nickel. Head measures 11/16 x 11/16 x 3/16". Pin approx. 2 1/4 long.
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 Nadine Kariya, 'Go Forward-Go Back Arrow & Wave' Stick Pin in pierced sterling silver Shakudo and nickel. Head measures 11/16 x 11/16 x 3/16". Pin 3" long.
Nadine Kariya
'Go Forward-Go Back Arrow & Wave' Stick Pin in pierced sterling silver Shakudo and nickel. Head measures 11/16 x 11/16 x 3/16". Pin 3" long.
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 Kathrine Richmond, 'To Have is to Be' Brooch in found paper, white metal and entomology pin. 5 x 1 3/4".
Kathrine Richmond
'To Have is to Be' Brooch in found paper, white metal and entomology pin. 5 x 1 3/4".
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 Katherine Richmond, Brooch in found paper, white metal and entomology pin. 5 x 1 3/4".
Katherine Richmond
Brooch in found paper, white metal and entomology pin. 5 x 1 3/4".
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 Katherine Richmond, Brooch in found paper and white metal. 3 1/2 x 1 3/4".
Katherine Richmond
Brooch in found paper and white metal. 3 1/2 x 1 3/4".
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 Marge Levy, 'Alphabet' necklace in letter beads and black elastic.  Available in single or double length strands.
Marge Levy
'Alphabet' necklace in letter beads and black elastic. Available in single or double length strands.
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