Feb 15, 2012

Featured Artist Colette's Boutique from HAF

'Handcrafted Jewelry with Personality' by Colette's Boutique

Colette creates Exquisite handmade wire wrapped earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. Her jewelry line is that of Sophistication and Excellencewhich I will  show you throughout this article.

First, what is wire wrapped jewelry?  Wire sculpture refers to the creation of sculpture or jewelry (sometimes called wire wrap jewelry)… out of wire. 

The wire used may be of a variety of decorative metals in different cross-sections. Wire sculpture jewelry may have beads or gemstones integrated into the design. (I paraphrased from Wikipedia > Read Article <)
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Let's take a look at some of Colettes' Handmade Jewelry. 

Wire Wrapped Earrings

Green Lotus  -  Embrace  

Wire Wrapped Necklaces

Sedona   -  Adonia  -  Fiola


What a fabulous collection!

If you would like to learn Colettes' amazing techniques... you may purchase one of her Wire Wrapping Tutorials.  But if you may have one tutorial already. In the September 2011 Edition of Art Jewelry Magazine you will find...

By Colette Kimon

Learn simple weaving and wrapped loops to create a delicate component to showcase a teardrop bead.

picture provided by Art Jewelry

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As you can see, Colette is an amazing Handmade Artist.  Look around her Etsy shop... ColettesBoutique. I admire her proficient talent and she inspires to me to learn this astonishing technique called Wire Wrapping. 

Oh yeah... Update on wire wrapping the thing-a-ma-jig from last weeks post... It is still holding up!  LOL  Thank you for visiting and have an inspiring day. Cari


Debs Crochet said...

Very pretty

Sandi Levy said...

I've tried wire-wrapping and mine turns out something like a steel wool pad! Colette does amazing work!

lilmamad said...

I love reading your articles! They're always so full of information about the craft itself and wonderful things to say about the person! Colette is amazing!

Colette said...

Thank you so much for the feature. It's beautifully written.

Cari Baker said...

You're very welcome Colette... Thank you for creating such beautiful items!

TamsJewelry said...

She is very talented!

Su Ho said...

Es ist sch?n, es ist wirklich nicht das gleiche Frau jetzt aus der Arbeit angezogen, und ich beabsichtige Swarovski schmuck, sich kleiden zu kaufen, verbessern ihre Charme.