“breguet: art and innovation in watchmaking” through january 10, 2016

Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking September 19, 2015 – January 10, 2016 Legion of Honor – San Francisco, CA Lincoln Park | 100 34th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94121 | 415.750.3600 http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/ Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking  explores the history of the watch and clock maker Breguet. The company’s cutting-edge innovations transformed the… Read More “breguet: art and innovation in watchmaking” through january 10, 2016

art925: holiday pop-up 12.21 in elgin

  Art925 Jewelry Pop-up: Made in Italy Coming to Elgin! Friday, December 21, 5-7pm Villa Verone, 13 Douglas Avenue Elgin, IL 60120, T 847.742.0263 villaveroneristorante@gmail.com   http://villaverone.net Elgin area native, jewelry designer and artist, Naomi Rachel Muirhead of art925, will be presenting her jewelry pieces featuring vintage Elgin watches faces and movements and other found objects,… Read More art925: holiday pop-up 12.21 in elgin

“Watchmaking in Geneva. The Magic of Craftsmanship, Treasures of Gold and Enamel”

On display through April 29, 2012 at the Musée Rath in Geneva, Switzerland, is the exhibition Watchmaking in Geneva. The Magic of Craftsmanship, Treasures of Gold and Enamel showcasing more than 1000 watches, clocks, jewelry, miniatures, and enamelware pieces from the 16th century to today from the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire collections. Geneva is well-known as one… Read More “Watchmaking in Geneva. The Magic of Craftsmanship, Treasures of Gold and Enamel”

elgin watches

Elgin, Illinois, approximately 30 miles NW of Chicago…The National Watch Company was founded in 1864. Ten years later, the name was changed to Elgin National Watch Company and became one of the largest producing watch companies in America. In the 1920’s they were producing over half of the watches in the country. Now these vintage watches… Read More elgin watches

jewelry & objects…where inspiration comes from

Making jewelry and objects from semi-precious metals, stones, and non-precious found materials has culminated from my interest in design and my need to make things with my hands. The aesthetics I use are the same throughout all of my work, most importantly the combination, coordination, composition, and collaboration between old and new. I also aim… Read More jewelry & objects…where inspiration comes from