Rapt in Maille
I work exclusively in stainless steel, hand-linking rings into chainmaille patterns. I often attach carefully measured, hand-cut chain. I also create forms and set stones with a micro pulse-arc welder.
Kim Crocker Designs
New Prague, MN
Each piece individually formed using an acetylene torch. Techniques include drawn metal, forging, hydraulic press, rolling mill texturing with handmade stone settings done in sterling silver and gold.
Collaborator: JD Shipengrover
Upper Arlington, OH
We create jewelry by etching, forming, and casting sterling silver and acrylic sheet. Layers of transparent pigment are hand-applied to each piece. Our designs are inspired by science and nature.
Fabricated jewelry in sterling, 18k bi-metal and wool. I developed a technique to incorporate color, pattern & texture into my work by manipulating wool felt into shapes and treating them as stones.
Angel Wear Designs
Western Springs, IL
I fabricate my jewelry out of .999 fine silver sheet metal and PMC Clay, Wire wrap high quality gemstones beads, and cut stones for pendants and earrings. My jewelry reflects nature and all things organic.
Elmwood Park, IL
I make material from second-hand clothing. I deconstruct the clothing, wash or felt it to make material in a washing machine. I then hand or machine sew into functional or wearable objects.
Mount Prospect, IL
I adore creating ” One of a kind” pieces combining a variety of fabrics and textures like: silk, wool, velvet, yarn, letter etc… sewn together in a unique pattern that cannot be duplicated.
Hand and Spirit Jewelry
Mt. Carroll, IL
Sterling, 18 and 22kt gold, precious stones and jaspers. Fused metals, reticulation and forming. All stones are bezel, prong or tube set. All hand fabrication. Paribas used to highlight texture in metal.
Elizabeth Kline Designs
I work with metals: shaped, sculpted & forged using various techniques to make jewelry with asymmetry and organic angles. I also sculpt exotic hardwoods & add metal inlay for modern, geometric pieces.
Felting, using sheep’s wool or wool and silk, either through a dry, sculptural process called needle felting or using hot soapy water to combine fibers. A process called wet felting.
My solid Sterling Silver designs are spiritually and organically inspired, using nature as the texture. Each design contains subtle hidden and scripted messages to feed the soul.
I blend modern design with the antique technique of filigree. Using fine threads of silver and gold I create unique, timeless jewelry that ranges from statement pieces to jewelry for every day.
My designs are art forms of wire sculpture, chainmaille and metalsmithing. Inspiration comes from the Yemenite silversmith. I combining modern trends with ancient arabesque look using mix metals.
Powers Handcrafted Jewelry
I use traditional hand fabricating techniques like sawing, filing, & soldering to create modern, sleek designs. Each piece is made by hand, by me, using sterling silver and genuine fossils and stones.
Mount Prospect, IL
Textured silver jewelry with pearl and gold accents hand crafted thru forging, fold forming, hydraulic press, rolling mill and pmc. We also create a unique line of jewelry by hand knitting wire.