Thursday, November 4, 2010
Artist Spotlight: Loretta Fontaine Jewelry
1. How did your adventure in jewelry-making begin?
2. How would you define your style?
Because the jewelry is handmade, I'd say it has an original and artisinal style to it. I design in sterling silver and many of the pieces have my own miniature original photographs in the jewelry. I'm influenced by nature, and patterns.
I've had my work published in several magazines, InStyle.com, and seven books on jewelry. The latest just came out - 500 Gemstone Jewels, A Sparkling Collection of Dazzling Designs, edited by Cindy Edelstein. I don't think there is any secret to getting published. Just make the best work you can and be sure to submit it!
4. Tell us how to find and buy your pieces.