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[New Orchid Gallery] Beth Novak


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Beth Novak

I am originally from Wisconsin, where I went to UW Stout and got a
degree in Studio Art, with a concentration in art metals. I have
lived in St. Louis Park for the last 20 years, and after
experimenting with different mediums, I have returned to my first
love, metals.

I work with enamel on copper and sterling silver. I love to explore
texture and color - and I find that both silver and enamel on copper
really allows me to do so!

I form the copper before enameling to give the piece some depth.
Often, I layer multiple pieces of enamel, adding interest and
texture with holes, bumps or graphite lines.

My pieces are fabricated using sterling silver. I leave many of the
textures in the surface of the silver that happen as a result of me
working the metal. The patina I use is quite durable and has a
wonderful depth of color.

It=B4s not easy to say where my ideas come from. I was raised in a
very artistic home, and I grew up believing you could look at just
about anything as inspiration!

Passion is contagious! Show us your passion, Show us your work!

Submit your work to feature in the Orchid Online Jewelry Exhibition
today:

http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/ep7z58


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Beth,
Love the double rings. Way to go!
Linda Kaye-Moses