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With her BFA in studio art, designer Christine Fail's background is firmly rooted in art and design. After 5 years working for two internationally renowned jewelry designers, selling to the country's top retailers, and working directly with customers Christine decided to realize all of her experience and expertise in her own vision. Schatzelein, her retail endeavor, is the fist half of that vision and fail, her line of handmade jewelry, is the second.

Each piece is delicately handcrafted in sterling silver and 14K gold-fill in Christine's Austin Texas studio. Christine employs classic metalsmithing technique such as hand forging to form and shape delicate wire. Forging gives wire strength, resiliency, and a soft organic texture that allows the hand of the artist to be present in each piece. Fail jewelry is intentionally lightweight, fluid, and wearable…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 11
  • Joined April 22, 2010

Favorite materials

14K Gold Fill, Sterling Silver, Oxidized Sterling Silver, Brass, Copper, Semi Precious Stone

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About

With her BFA in studio art, designer Christine Fail's background is firmly rooted in art and design. After 5 years working for two internationally renowned jewelry designers, selling to the country's top retailers, and working directly with customers Christine decided to realize all of her experience and expertise in her own vision. Schatzelein, her retail endeavor, is the fist half of that vision and fail, her line of handmade jewelry, is the second.

Each piece is delicately handcrafted in sterling silver and 14K gold-fill in Christine's Austin Texas studio. Christine employs classic metalsmithing technique such as hand forging to form and shape delicate wire. Forging gives wire strength, resiliency, and a soft organic texture that allows the hand of the artist to be present in each piece. Fail jewelry is intentionally lightweight, fluid, and wearable.

Christine focuses on designing pieces that are understated, elegant, and easy. Modern yet classic, fail embodies the spirit of Austin with pieces that transition effortlessly from a t-shirt and jeans to the little black dress.

Find us online:
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/failjewelry

Blog - www.forgeyou.wordpress.com

Store - www.schatzeleinaustin.com

Fail is committed to creating affordable jewelry from quality materials. Gold-fill is used over gold plate or vermeil. Gold-fill is the highest quality of a gold plating and will not rub off or turn your skin green! The part that touches your skin is actually 14K gold.

Each piece is handmade to order in Christine's Austin Texas studio. Because of the nature of handmade pieces, slight variations occur in size, shape, and texture however great attention is given to make each perfect in its own right.

Please refer to our policy section for additional information.

Wholesale orders are welcomed. Please email us at christine [!at] failjewelry.com with your store information to get more details.

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