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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Staff Picks: March 2018

This month’s Staff Picks include a bronze sculpture, jewelry, and a unique Georgian era document. Read on to learn about what our staff are loving this month! 6.17 Carat Tanzanite and Diamond Ring The above tanzanite ring is staff member Vida’s choice for March. “The first time I looked at this gorgeous ring I thought, […]

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New Beginnings for Spring

This year’s Spring art show, entitled “New Beginnings for Spring”, brings together works of art celebrating the season of Spring from artists nationwide. Artists such as Dirk Foslien, Anne Bridge, Howard and Betty Carr and more will be featured in the show. Read on to learn more! Dirk Foslien Day’s End The freshness of Spring […]

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