& ANTIQUE JEWELRY


Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery shows the work of 51 jewelry artists: northwest, national and international, as well as antique and vintage jewelry. Facèré is located in the City Centre building at 1420 Fifth Avenue between Pike and Union in the heart of downtown Seattle.

You can search through our inventory by artist or on our Shop page which can be organized by jewelry type: bracelets, earrings, necklaces, pins, and rings.



Currently showing at Facèré:
Signs of Life 2018
October 3 - October 23, 2018

Facèré presents Signs of Life, a combined contemporary jewelry art exhibition and literary journal featuring the work of nine jewelry artists and nine published writers. Their work is paired in a unique publication celebrating both literary and jewelry arts. This is Signs of Life’s fourteenth year of publication. This year's exhibition and publication features artists Jenine Bressner, Daniel DiCaprio, Kirk Lang, Maia Leppo, Tara Locklear, Megan McGaffigan, Kranitzky & Overstreet, Melinda Risk, and Liaung-Chung Yen. The publication features writers Claudia J. Bach, Ellen Wade Beals, Stuart Greenman, Holly J. Hughes, Sharon Mentyka, Matthew Nienow, Roz Ray, Molly Thornton, and John Mark Tucker.

Jenine Bressner: "Big Neck Party," necklace in handmade glass and sterling silver on grosgraine ribbon. Widest point measures approximately 3 1/4". Wears like a choker when tied. Daniel DiCaprio: "Bourgeon" necklace in holly, silver, and gold leaf. 11" x 7" x 1". Megan McGaffigan: "Sapphire and Pearl Earrings" in platinum sterling silver (5% platinum), black rose cut sapphire (31cts), and Mississippi River pearls. 2 x .75 x .15" 
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April Higashi: Anniversary Diamond Band with Sand Texture, 18k yellow gold band with twenty 1.25mm white, brilliant cut, flush set diamonds. Band is 2.25mm wide and 1.5mm thick. Size 5 3/4. May be ordered to size.
April Higashi
Anniversary Diamond Band with Sand Texture
18k yellow gold band with twenty 1.25mm white, brilliant cut, flush set diamonds. Band is 2.25mm wide and 1.5mm thick. Size 5 3/4. May be ordered to size.
Item is available Available ($2365.00)

 
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".
Please inquire about availability Please inquire

 
emiko oye: Seahawk Ornament, Tree ornament in repurposed Lego. 2.5" tall.
emiko oye
Seahawk Ornament
Tree ornament in repurposed Lego. 2.5" tall.
Item is available Available ($30.00)

 
Seth Papac: Field of Reeds,  Children of the Sun Earring, Post earrings in silver, and chalcedony. Hand-made. One-of-a-kind. 7/8 x 3/4."
Seth Papac
Field of Reeds, Children of the Sun Earring
Post earrings in silver, and chalcedony. Hand-made. One-of-a-kind. 7/8 x 3/4."
Item is available Available ($269.00)

 

For those interested in beginning a retail business or have a business and need a different point of view, Karen Lorene, owner of Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, has written a history of the business: Building a Business, Building a Life available through the gallery or Amazon.
 

More information on the publications produced by Facere Jewelry Art Gallery relating to the world of jewelry - both antique and modern jewelry art - is available at Lorene Publications.
 
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