Negative quartz crystal ring (51.56ct, from Brazil), shakudo, sterling silver, 14k gold, and 0.24ct blue green sapphire, 18k yellow gold. Features olive tree and owl, companions of Athena. Top measures 7/8 x 7/8 x 1/2". 10mm wide band. Size 8 1/4.
Exhibit: Celestial: Comets, Cupids, and Other Heavenly Bodies Please inquire
|Infanta Series #2
Ring in 14k white gold with round 0.34ct center diamond (VS1, G color), and two round brilliant side diamonds (0.12tcw (VS 1-2, G-H). Size 7 (may be sized to fit). Available ($3850.00)
Ring in 14k rose and yellow gold with round old European cut center diamond (0.38ct, VS2, H color) set in a platinum bezel, with two oval rose cut diamonds on sides (0.12twcw). Size 7 (may be sized to fit). Available ($4175.00)
|Rubellite Tourmaline and Sapphire Ring
Sterling silver ring with pear-shaped 4.08ct rubellite tourmaline set in 18k (8.90mm c 12.91mm) and two sapphires (0.51tcw) set in 18k yellow gold. Size 7. Available ($1978.00)
Ring set in 18k gold, with sterling shank and shakudo detail. The granite is a pebble from Icicle/Bridge Creek. Red garnets are 5mm in diameter. Size 8. Top of ring measures 15mm x 25mm. Available ($1191.00)
|Strawberry Quartz and Rose Zircon Ring
Ring with strawberry quartz set in a bezel, plate and side bezels of peach, yellow and red 18k gold. Sterling shank. Imperial rose zircons weigh a total of .53ct. Ten 18k red gold studs under bezel plate, shakudo studs. Ring size 7.5. Top of ring measures Available ($2450.00)
Icicle Creek granite set in 18k yellow gold, shakudo elements edged with 18k white gold, and a sterling silver shank. Size 8.25 Top measures 15mm x 17mm. Available ($1537.00)
|Palest Pink Rose Quartz Ring
Rose quartz (14.5 x 12 x 6.8mm) with 1.27 tcwred, orange spessartite garnets set in 18k gold bezels with sterling silver shank. Size 8.25 (May be sized to fit) Available ($987.00)
|Last Salute to the Camp Bird Generation
Brooch, Carved wood, silver, 18k gold, shibuichi, shakudo, mixed metal, vintage Japanese glass buttons circa 1940, vintage sterling silver whistle and telephone, steel, nylon and vintage green cord. 6x2.5x.75"
Exhibit: Signs of Life 2015 Please inquire
|Spinel Principessa Ring
2.84CT buff top antique cushion fine pink spinel (approx 10mm x 8mm), 18k gold bezel, sterling silver shank, 5%AU Shakudo side details. Size 8 (May be sized to fit) Available ($1484.00)
|Chrome Tourmaline Principessa Ring
3.77ct fine emerald cut chrome tourmaline, in 18k gold bezels, platform, and sides. Sterling silver shank, with 5%AU Shakudo. Size 8 1/8 (May be sized to fit) Available ($2365.00)
|X Marks the Spot Dragon Ring
Granite, sterling silver, 18k gold and shakudo. Size 8 3/4 (May be sized to fit)
Exhibit: Louder than Words Available ($1183.00)
Rope rings in sterling silver. $204-270 each. Please inquire
Brooch/Pendant in scalloped shell, sterling silver, pierced shakudo, silver onlaid on brass and shakudo heart bezel, sterling and stainless steel clasp. 3 1/4" x /1 x 9/16".
Exhibit: Women Working Words Please inquire
|Infanta Series - Princess Ring
In 14k white gold with one 0.38 carat princess cut diamond (SI 1 clarity, F color)and two side diamonds (0.08 tcw, VS clarity, F color). Size 6.75 (may be sized to fit) Available ($2995.00)
|2009 "Barack Obama Man of the Year Souvenir..."
A sequence of pins in sterling silver, argentium silver, copper, brass, 18k gold, shakudo, shibuichi, amethyst, blue druzy agate, and snail operculum. Dove: 4 x 3", Earth: 4.5 x 2.5", Credo: 5.25 x 3.75", Peace:5.5 x 4.2"
Exhibit: Celebrating 70 Please inquire
Monolithic lemon quartz ring, 28.31ct cabochon top with facetted pavilion. Lemon quartz stone, 19 x 19mm, set in 18k yellow gold and shakudo with sterling silver shank. Band is 7mm wide. Size 7.5 (may be sized to fit) Available ($2200.00)
Moonstone ring, set in sterling silver with cut 18k gold bezel. Moonstone is 15mm in diameter. Size 9.25 (may be sized to fit) Available ($975.00)
Flower ring in 14k white gold with 0.20tcw diamond. Band is 3mm wide. Size 6 (may be sized to fit) Available ($1690.00)
Biographical Information for Nadine Kariya:
-BFA Metal Design, University of Washington
-Studied seven years with Reinhold Eichhorn, master engraver and jeweler, assumed Regal Mfg. Jewelers when he retired, working as a manufacturing jeweler to the trade as well as a studio jeweler until 2005.
-Exclusively a studio jeweler since 2006.
Selected exhibitions and publications:
-A Manual of Cloisonne and Champleve Enameling, Strohsahl & Barnhart, Scribner's, 1981.
-"Nadine Kariya - A Formalist Approach," by Robin Updike, "Ornament Magazine," Vol.23, #2, 1999.
-"Exhibition of Gold," A three year traveling exhibition of the Society of North American Goldsmiths, 2002-2005.
-"Anne Gould Hauberg, Visionary," video documentary by Kay D. Ray, Northwest Designer
-Craftsmen Living Treasure Series, 2004.
-1000 RINGS, curated by Robert Ebendorf, edited by Margaretha Ley, Lark Publications, 2004.
-ART JEWELRY TODAY, Schiffer Publications, 2008.
-Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA. Exhibit of rings by Nadine Kariya.