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EBSQ Spotlight on Artist Made Jewelry: Christina M. Givens

This month’s featured gallery is Artist Made Jewelry. Handcrafted jewelry is not only an expression of the artist who created it but of the one who wears it.  Whether created in silver or gold; plain or sparkling with gems and stones, artist made jewelry is a coming together of personalities that is unique. Throughout the remainder of March, we are going to take a few moments to catch up with some of EBSQ’s Jewelry artists.

Christina M. Givens

Triskelion - Christina M. Givens

When I was a kid I always took everything apart. From the TV’s to furniture, nothing was safe! My parents always found it funny, that’s only because I would put it back together again. I naturally gravitated to watches and taking them apart.
When I first discovered the steampunk movement, I was dazzled! All the gears and cogs, metal, clock, aviation, I loved every bit of it! I began making pendants with tons of trial and error. But once I got the hang of it each piece had a purpose or a reason for it.
I’ve always felt that it was the sentiment and the reason behind a piece of jewelry that made it special, even if it was aesthetically pleasing. So this is what I try to create with every piece I touch. – Christina M. Givens

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EBSQ Spotlight on Artist Made Jewelry: Terah Lyn Ware

This month’s featured gallery is Artist Made Jewelry. Handcrafted jewelry is not only an expression of the artist who created it but of the one who wears it.  Whether created in silver or gold; plain or sparkling with gems and stones, artist made jewelry is a coming together of personalities that is unique. Throughout the remainder of March, we are going to take a few moments to catch up with some of EBSQ’s Jewelry artists.

Terah Lyn Ware

Your Butterfly Necklace - Terah Lyn Ware

My interest in women’s history and adornment has led me to create the timeless jewelry collection, “An Era’s Ambiance”.  In my studies of historical attire, jewelry was found to be very symbolic in women’s lives by representing stature, the mourning a loved one or simply adorning one’s soul.  I use heirlooms from the past to adorn the souls of today.  The antiquity and history of each heirloom that I handpick transcends beauty from a time in one’s past…”An Era’s Ambiance”.

My handmade jewelry would be described as “upcycled” works of art, altered creations, and “Neo Victorian” Classics.  I create my jewelry from heart and soul to create “gifts” for those that relate to the past. - Terah Lyn Ware

Terah resides in Berkeley Springs, WV with her husband and son.  She is an art teacher for Morgan County, WV.

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