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Aquamarine pendant by Susan Marie Designs

Circles in Motion

Simplicity has always been a key element in Susan Marie’s work and circles are among nature’s most elegant and simplistic geometric forms. As a graduate of the Gemological Institute of America, the faceted gemstones and pearls Susan Marie carefully selects are the focal point of her pieces. When designing and making each one she uses …

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Jewelry by Tom & Pat Bauman

Best Bet for Holiday Shopping

The Guild Artists’ Holiday Sale takes place at the Folk Art Center on Saturday, December 6 and Saturday, December 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild will be on hand in the center’s auditorium on these two Saturdays to sell select work 10-50% off retail. The sale is …

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Jewelry by David Vrooman

Ariel Gallery – Fine Crafts for the Holidays

by Dennis Ray Bright with crafts and fine art, Ariel Gallery, a fine-craft artist co-op gallery, offers a variety of mingling textures. Fiber arts are on display alongside woodturning, jewelry, pottery, sculpture and glass. David Vrooman’s stunningly beautiful jewelry is on view alongside Janet Taylor’s incredible textiles. There is a wide array of styles and …

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Pastel by Everett Schmidt

The Power of Place

Works by Everett Schmidt Everett Schmidt is Asheville Gallery of Art’s featured artist for the month of December. Schmidt’s pastel studies strive to depict the essence of scenes from North Carolina, coastal Maine, New York City, and Europe. He agrees with the artist who said, “We are driven to capture what we know is fading …

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