Joan North Juried into Colorado Exhibit

15 Sep 2017 9:51 AM | Robert Dickey

Art Center & Gallery of Estes Park, Estes Park, Colorado announced today that two custom sterling necklaces created by Stevens Point silversmith Joan North, have been selected for inclusion into their national juried exhibit “Lines Into Shapes”. Over 300 entries were received with only 100 being accepted. The exhibit opens on October 28th and runs through November 11th. This will be North’s second affiliation (2015) with Estes Park. “Hat’s Off to You” necklace large focal of crinoid fossil jasper with three round rose quartz gems each held in place with custom sterling bezels, all resting on textured sterling, finished with a sterling bar & 20-inch artisan sterling chain. “Melt My Cold Heart” necklace faceted  diopside with a hint of quartz embedded in custom sterling bezels on top of sterling, finished with 18-inch custom-made sterling chain. About the artist: Joan is a full time award-winning silversmith whose jewelry is shown at galleries, museums and exhibits across the country, most recently in Kansas, Idaho, California, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan and Florida. North has been operating Joan North Designs for 17 years in her Stevens Point studio. 

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