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San Francisco galleries

Hello,

Any recommendations for interesting art metalwork and jewelry
galleries in San Francisco would be gratefully welcomed.

Thanks,
Marty in VICTORIA BC

Marty, Stuart Moore Gallery, located at 1898 Union Street, is worth a
visit while you are in San Francisco.

Michael David Sturlin
www.goldcrochet.com
www.michaeldavidsturlin.com

Velvet da Vinci
http://www.velvetdavinci.com

If you go anywhere, you must go there! Have a great trip - I am so
looking forward to going back one day…

Judy,
France

Marty-

Besides the upscale stores (Cartier, Bucheron, etc. which neighbor
Union Square) the majority of custom-jewelry stores are on Union
Street in the Marina. Nicknamed ‘The Golden Ghetto’. I think the
finest metal-arts galleries are ‘Gallery Flux’ (on 18th & Castro)
and ‘Velvet DeVinci’ (on Polk Street).

The Oakland Art Museum, near Lake Merrit (easy Bart access) and the
Asian Art Museum (in Civic Center) have wonderful metal-arts
collections as well.

Peace. Kim.

To all those, on and off-line, who responded to my query about San
Francisco jewelry worth seeing - The Velvet DaVinci gallery was well
worth the trip.

An excellent and inspiring collection. Tremendous variety and yet
almost every piece in the place was one I would have been proud to
call my own for quality and originality. Despite the wide range of
designs and materials, very little of what I saw over-lapped with
what I call “ho-hum conventional.”

Thanks for the tip.

Marty Hykin, Victoria