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Kieron Williamson - Plein Air Paintings

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Kieron Williamson - Plein Air Paintings

With winter rapidly approaching, we have begun to pull out our best sweaters from storage and prepare for the holiday season in style! We have decided to go about things a bit differently this time around, drawing our focus to the creative youths that fill our lives with joy. 'Potato Patch, Twilight', 2016, Oil on Board This November, we will proudly be featuring the work of Kieron Williamson, a 14-year-old painting prodigy from Holt, Norfolk in England. Kieron began painting at the age of five, and has since then developed a passion for oil, watercolour, and pastel, which quickly developed into an extremely successful artistic...

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Jasem Qaisi - Heyday

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On July 28th we opened the doors of our gallery to a new found, hidden gem of an artist, Jasem Qaisi. Jasem is a painter from Iraq that I had the opportunity to meet a few weeks ago in our gallery during our second anniversary event on June 2nd.  Learning that he is from Iraq, ignited my curiosity as I had never met anyone from the country that we were in war with for nearly 8 years in the late 80's. Over the years, as a result of the war, I had created a big grudge and skewed perception of all...

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Future Designers!

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I had the opportunity to meet a young lady on my last event 'Exquisite Lines' who was so fascinated and curious as to how I make jewellery. So, I decided to do a quick walk around my studio to tell her a little bit about how I work. I could see the sparks in her eyes and with her dad's suggestion, we quickly decided to meet the following Saturday to create a piece for her mom's birthday coming up on June 2nd, today! We met right after her tap dance class and started our project. To my surprise, she had...

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She said YES!

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She said YES! As you all know, the wedding season is on its way and for me as a Goldsmith, I become more on demand for creating wedding bands, repurposing stones or recycling old precious metal jewelry for a fresh start. This blog is about a beautiful couple named Sally & Paul. I've known Sally for quite a number of years and met Paul a few months ago, when I received a call from Sally that they'd like to meet with me at my studio. I was so excited to hear that they have decided to get married in July 2015...

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Last Minute Mother's Day Gift Shopping!

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As it's getting closer to Mother's Day, I am seeing a lot of rush in, last minute shopping in my gallery. I giggle a little bit as I see clients coming in in a panic mode, because I know I will have a unique gift for them and there is no need to panic. So, I thought I should put a little list of what I think makes a great Mother's Day gift & creates the search a little bit easier for you.  First off,  the obvious one, I'd start with a few jewellery from my gallery.  Pearl Blossom Ring...

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