& ANTIQUE JEWELRY


Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery shows the work of 53 jewelry artists: northwest, national and international, as well as antique and vintage jewelry. Facèré is located in the City Centre building at 1420 Fifth Avenue between Pike and Union in the heart of downtown Seattle.

You can search through our inventory by artist or on our Shop page which can be organized by jewelry type: bracelets, earrings, necklaces, pins, and rings.



Currently showing at Facèré:
Celestial: Comets, Cupids, and Other Heavenly Bodies
February 8 - February 28, 2017

Facèré presents "Celestial: Comets, Cupids, and Other Heavenly Bodies," a special exhibition of artist-made jewelry inspired by the stellar outer realms. Prepare yourself for the surreal, the sparkly, and the out of this world.

Participating artists include Davide Bigazzi, Jana Brevick, Nancy Mēgan Corwin, Kathleen Faulkner, Peg Fetter, Laurie Hall, Emily Johnson, Nadine Kariya, Janis Kerman, Kirk Lang, David LaPlantz, Jane Martin, Carla Pennie McBride, Jennifer Merchant, Marcia Meyers, emiko oye, Linda Kindler Priest, Jayne Redman, Jan Smith, Checha Sokolovic, Liaung-Chung Yen, Cynthia Toops, Sarah Wauzynski, and Wolfgang Vaatz.



Galaxy Necklace: Neckpiece in round and square beads. Sterling silver, copper, brass, gold, bronze, nickel silver, shibuichi, agate, and jasper. 27 /12" long. Largest bead measures 1 x 1". Light and Dark Necklace: Black lava beads, sterling silver, fine silver, epoxy resin. Pendant is 1 3/8 x 1 1/2". Necklace in 17 1/4" in length. Poseidon Pendant: Labradorite cabochon necklace with in Argentium sterling bezel, Shakudo, 14k white gold, sterling silver, brown and white diamonds. 
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Sarah J.G. Wauzynski: Swan Lake, Brooch in sterling silver, 18k gold, wood, egg tempera on gesso, moonstone, and carved turquoise. 2 x 2 7/8 x 5/8"
Sarah J.G. Wauzynski
Swan Lake
Brooch in sterling silver, 18k gold, wood, egg tempera on gesso, moonstone, and carved turquoise. 2 x 2 7/8 x 5/8"
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David LaPlantz: , Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
David LaPlantz
Industrially painted aluminum, engraved and cold connected, with sterling rivets. Approx 2" diameter.
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emiko oye: Piano Bracelet, Limited edition bracelet in repurposed LEGO, sterilng silver, sterling silver plated steel cord, and magnetic clasp. 2" wide. Size medium/small.
emiko oye
Piano Bracelet
Limited edition bracelet in repurposed LEGO, sterilng silver, sterling silver plated steel cord, and magnetic clasp. 2" wide. Size medium/small.
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Checha Sokolovic: Kite, Necklace in stainless steel, mild steel, cement, and dye. Approx 27" long with a 40" long chain.
Checha Sokolovic
Kite
Necklace in stainless steel, mild steel, cement, and dye. Approx 27" long with a 40" long chain.
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For those interested in beginning a retail business or have a business and need a different point of view, Karen Lorene, owner of Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, has written a history of the business: Building a Business, Building a Life available through the gallery or Amazon.
 

More information on the publications produced by Facere Jewelry Art Gallery relating to the world of jewelry - both antique and modern jewelry art - is available at Lorene Publications.
 
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