Beth Ann Designs
Hopewell, NJ. USA
"My hands feel the infinite potential of metal. It becomes a natural
extension of my ideas as I transform it intuitively into wearable
Beth Ann Judge's organic and contemporary designs join natural
textures to the irregularities and asymmetries that animate the
world of nature. She is also drawn to colorful and unusual stones
which she turns into limited production and one-of-a-kind pieces by
melding traditional and nontraditional materials.
Beth Ann Judge creates her jewelry with traditional metalsmithing
methods that include sawing, soldering, fusing, forging, wax carving
and casting. When needed, she also employs various stone setting
techniques. Surface treatment, such as sandblasting, brushed or high
polish, is the final element that adds dimension and contrast to her
Beth Ann Judge has a BFA in Metals, cum laude, from Tyler School of
Art, Temple University, PA. Continuing her studies in design at The
Fashion Institute of Technology, NY. She is a Graduate Gemologist,
Gemological Institute of America CA. She specialized in custom
design in the retail area for many years. Most recently has taken
courses on enameling at Newark Museum and Peters Valley, NJ.
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