Spark Metal Studio - Open Leaf earrings, 5/8" x 1" stainless steel and colored resin earrings on surgical steel ear wire.
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Spark Metal Studios Earrings
SKU: Spark 722
- Kathleen Dautel- Growing up in Oregon in a creative family, particularly with a father who was a print-maker, painter and art professor, she has always had artistic influences in her life. While studying Art History and Fine Arts at the University of Oregon, she took her first metalsmithing class in 1990 and loved it. In 1993 she received a BFA in Metalsmithing and in 1999 a Master of Architecture. Kathleen moved to Portland in 1994 and the city, its buildings and environment inspired her to pursue architecture. She moved to Raleigh, NC to attend North Carolina State University's Master of Architecture Program and graduated in 1999 received a Master of Architecture. In the fall of 2009, she launched her own jewelry and metalsmithing line, Spark Metal Studio. Each design is original, laser cut stainless steel that is hand finished and hand colored with epoxy resin. The forms are both architecturally based and drawn from nature with a linear graphic quality. Kathleen currently lives in Raleigh, NC.