Category: Exhibits

Salvador Dali: bejeweled surrealism

Jewelry designed by Salvador Dali is the hot ticket these days at auction and museums. Three major exhibits are spotlighting the jeweled versions of his  surrealism this year. “My art encompasses physics, mathematics, architecture, nuclear science – the psycho-nuclear, the…

Jewels of North Africa: exotic assemblages

It’s the kind of jewelry you might find in a Moroccan street market or on a well-dressed belly dancer: colorful, exotic layers that clink and jangle as the wearer moves. Xavier Guerrand-Hermès, a director of the Paris-based fashion empire, spent…

Studio jewels & eighties rock in Sausolito this weekend

Some fabulous studio jewelers will be showing their work at the Sausolito Art Festival this Labor Day weekend, including a couple I’ve profiled here on the Loupe. Jewelry lovers in the Bay Area will find new stuff from Susan Chin…