Celebrating Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! We’re happy to be celebrating this day by featuring pieces that commemorate the beautiful world around us. Read on to view select fine art, jewelry, and more all with nature themes. Dirk Foslien, Santa Ynez Valley Jewelry This Earth Day, honor the beauty of nature with floral jewelry. Designs of flowers and […]

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Spotlight: Bateman Silver

The Bateman family are known as the most famous silversmiths of the Georgian era. Hester Bateman and her children created beautiful works of art in silver that still survive today. Read on and learn more about the Bateman family. Sterling Silver Cup by Hester Bateman, circa 1785 Hester Bateman began her silversmithing career after her […]

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Artist Spotlight: Marilyn Simandle

Marilyn Simandle, an accomplished oil and watercolor artist, has been active in the art world for many years. Read on and learn more about Marilyn Simandle! Veranda Overlooking the Lake Taught and encouraged by her mother, a musician and painter herself, Marilyn has been painting since age 6. Raised in the San Francisco Bay area, […]

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