Saturday, June 11, 2016

Open Heart::

 Love working with etched metal, solder and vintage treasures:: these little pretties are from my open heart collection , inspiring us to be open in giving and receiving love and connection
soldering re purposed vintage jewelry takes special care but the end result can be magical
both of these pieces are available at Fairen Del in Del Mar or you can contact me at :
arttakesavillage@aol.com

How fabulous is this chief goddess? I designed this entire pieceinspired by the  goddess residing within women of strength and character

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Bohemian Honey::::

                       I am excited to share this recent creation- she is strong and soulful
 Tantric priestress can be bought on Facebook here all profits of the sale of my jewelry goes directly into an existing art outreach program that is providing art for at risk youth
                This piece was inspired by the forest::: one of my favorite places to experience both strength in nature and comfort. She is appropriately named ::Forest Bather:: 
and is available upon request
arttakesavillage@aol.com

 Willful heart stamped metal spoon cuff adorned with repurposed bellychain and vintage sari silk
available here

Friday, January 29, 2016

Love is in the air:::

  Creating these heart collage pendants is not only fun but therapeutic::
I wanted to design a simple bezel so I could play with Ice Resin . Once I finished my first heart I realized I couldnt stop with just one! I will be offering this fun workshop at my new Art Studio in 
San Miguel Ranch 
Email Jane @ arttakesavillage@aol.com or give me a hollar 
619 204 6882

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Bohemian Honey:::::

I am so loving the summers trends this year, such a beautiful free bohemian influence
                 below are some pieces I have been selling in the wine country

Hand dipped feathers with red marble quartz

  Mixed metal and hand made arrowhead combines eclectic metal found on repurposed belly chain
             feathered goddess headbands have been a huge hit- I cant make them fat enough!
 Mini metal journal hand forged  suspended on opalescent and copper rosary chain

 from my Vikings line::: deer antler hand soldered with repurposed snake eye gem
                         forest catcher necklace made with found object and custom wrapped wire
 Hand forged and soldered authentic arrowhead cuff also from the viking line
lagatha warrior tribe necklace::: red turquoise found feather and leather

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Loving me some solder

I have been a busy bee creating new pieces for my space in the wine country. 
All pieces are available for purchase and the profit goes directly into the program:: 






Please contact me directly with questions or comments:)
arttakesavillage@aol.com

Thursday, April 3, 2014


             Mindful Metal Bracelet Workshop

                                                Art takes a Village and Inspiration Campaign 


We will create a stamped metal bracelet with words or quotes that inspire our mindfulness with positivity
In this two hour workshop learn the techniques to creating with metal, leather & repurposed beads.

All materials provided, space is limited  early registration is recommended


$85
April 26th
2-4 pm
LOCALS2CREATIVE
21025 Geyserville Ave

Geyserville, Ca 95441
Questions?
Call Jane 619 204 6882 

Monday, January 6, 2014

Vintage Vixen Bottlecap Necklace Class

What a wonderful year 2013 was::
I am excited to announce that I will be teaching and Artistically Directing with my good friend Carolyn, an art fueled social club in 
:Geyserville:
Locals Pop Shop will become Locals 2...
offering Art classes, commissioned art of local artists  and Vintage repurposed Decor and Jewelry

Our first class that we are offering is the Vintage Vixen Bottlecap Necklace 
We will create this beautifully embellished necklace with bottle caps and vintage ephemera

Discover the art of collage and the magic of diamond glaze as a sealant
All materials will be provided, no prior jewelry making experience is needed

                            Date: January 24th 2014
                            Time: 6:00 pm- 8:00
                             Location:
                                          Locals2
                               21025 Geyserville Ave
                                     Geyserville 95441
                                   fee is $60

            Register by emailing Carolyn or myself @
                              locals2@gmail.com
                     or calling Jane @ 619 204 6882
              limited to 10 class is filling up quickly