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For MADE. Through November 24. Handmade jewelry by Nikki Hatt.

 

Sterling patina worry ring by Nikki Hatt

Size 7 ¾ copper and sterling spinners, crosshatch texture.

 

 Sterling silver hammerstone ring with brilliant pink CZ (cubic zirconia)  by Nikki Hatt.  Size 7 ¼.

 

Antiqued copper flatfold ring by Nikki Hatt.  Ring size 7 ¼ SOLD

Flawless Cubic zirconia manmade diamond-like crystalline material.

 

Sterling silver patina, hand forged crosshatch texture, Vintaj ™ bee by Nikki Hatt.  Size 7 ½

**Vintaj findings, filigree and embellishments are available in natural brass, copper, pewter and solid brass. Made in the USA.

 

Bracelet with hand forged sterling silver clasp with blue sea urchin crystals, brass setting and sterling organic beads by Nikki Hatt.

Natural druzy stone pendant , brass pebbles, sterling cable with sterling chain necklace by Nikki Hatt.

Druzy is a layer of minute quartz crystals that have crystallized on the surface of a gemstone. Druzy has a sugar-like appearance from the glittering effect of tiny crystals over top a quartz mineral. A Druzy will have the sparkle and dazzling color found in big faceted gemstones. It can be sliced into various shapes by a master jewelry maker.

 

Necklace with sterling silver chain, hand forged sterling bezel, fossilized sea urchin necklace by Nikki Hatt.

A Fossil Sand Dollar is also called Fossil Sea Urchin and is a member of the Echinoid family; it was alive during the Jurassic Age (approx. 145 – 200 million years ago).

 

 Northwest jewelry designer, Nikki Hatt is known for her unique combinations of semi-precious gemstone bracelets and necklaces.

 

Jewelry display of Nikki Hatt’s work.

Through November 24

MADE

Art Show and Sale

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

 

“Made” an exhibition for the one-of-a-kind and the unexpected works made by Northwest hands. Alluring, distinctive and exquisite products, never-before-seen, with just the right dose of imperfection to suggest a human element in the creative process.

“This is the time of year, before the gift-giving season, the gallery digs a bit deeper into the subject of the handmade, with a reverence for artisans who are producing exclusive objects, artisans who have made craft cool and luxurious.”

Featuring harp maker Duane Bolster,  calligrapher Penelope Culbertson, glass maker Christine Downs, paper crane maker Peggy Evans, quilt maker Cherry Jones Harris, maker of pottery Suzy Holland and mixed media maker JoAnn Pari-Mueller.

Welcoming pine needle artisan Martha Denham and wood turner Tom Willing.

Introducing metalsmith Nikki Hall and potter Marcia Hudson.

“Every design by metalsmith Nikki Hatt starts with an original idea, sketched out to create an exquisite handmade piece of jewelry. Smithing is one of the oldest metalworking occupations. Shaping metal by forging with a hammer is the archetypical component of smithing. Handmade jewelry is literally just that, made by the “hands” of the artisan or maker. The pieces are soldered, sawed, carved and shaped without the use of mass produced manufacturing machinery.” 

Grace note:

“My daughter had a lot of nice things to say about your gallery and I look forward to being a part of it. I am happy to curate what I send to the theme of your store. Here is a little bit about me: I teach metal smithing. I have been making jewelry for about 12 years. I hand craft every piece. Each piece is one of a kind. I use high quality materials and craftsmanship.”  NH

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