FEATURED JEWELRY ARTISTS
Angela Lensch Gallery
2016 Featured Jewelry Artists
– HAND WOVEN 14K GOLD FILLED & SILVER JEWELRY
Angela, owner and resident jewlery artist, grew up on a lovely farm just outside Decorah, Iowa. She earned her BFA in Sculpture and Furniture from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and has focused those skills into her current work, creating sculpted jewelry in gold and silver. Using a specialized technique Angela takes precious metals and weaves them together with gemstones, pearls, crystal, wood, bone, shell and/or fair trade sari wrapped beads. Angela opened Angela Lensch Gallery in 2014 and has called Door County home for almost 15 years.
- To view an archive of many of Angela’s one-of-a-kind woven gemstone and pearl necklaces click here.
- To view an archive of many of Angela’s one-of-a-kind woven pendant necklaces click here.
- The link to the earring page is coming soon.
- To purchase Angela Lensch Jewelry online, click here to view the current online collection.
– ANTIQUED AND POLISHED BRASS JEWELRY
Rachel Frye’s original designs were born out of a love for found objects and a desire to give them new life. This led to the desire to create her own simple and easy to wear unique objects, and in 2013 CIVAL Jewelry Designs by Copper Shoppe was born.
Frye teamed up with, creative business savant, Danielle LaVigne. Now the two make a cohesive line of contemporary accessories in brass and leather with a focus on function, form and durability. Finding inspiration from many traditional aesthetics, including vintage textile patterns, geometric forms, and strong architectural lines.
Wisconsin natives, with small town roots, their connection to the Midwest landscape and way of life is evident in their timeless creations. Drawing on the Great Lakes in particular, they bring color and texture to their designs, that are easy to wear, perfect for any occasion and made to last.
– BEADED MIX-MEDIA JEWELRY
Kay makes one-of-a-kind art jewelry pieces incorporating unique minerals, rocks and gemstones. Finished pieces are intricately crafted with variety of beads creating visual movement, reflections and shadows reminiscent of rivers and caves often the very origins of her focal point stones. It’s as if each piece invites the viewer to look closer and experience the wonder.
Lifelong Wisconsin resident, Kay studied studio arts at the University of Wisconsin. In addition to creating art jewelry, she’s done extensive work in textiles and porcelain, won numerous awards and has had work accepted into the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Neville Public Museum and the J. Michael Kohler Art Museum.
SKYE & PETER CIESLA
– EMBROIDERED PENDANT NECKLACES
Skye and Peter collaborate on their unique and meticulous bead embroidered couture jewelry. Their jewelry is shown in Boutiques and Galleries around the country, and has been on runways from coast to coast. Their designs are dynamic and everchanging, utilizing a wide variety of materials including gemstones, minerals and found objects. Their most recent collection is called ”Fragments” and incorporates Anasazi pottery shards from the American Southwest. The centuries-old pottery shards are turned into elaborate necklaces and pendants using sewing and embroidery to achieve the final effect.
– 3D CAST SILVER & BRASS JEWELRY