Indigo Flameworks' Profile
Mark and Kelly Payne began their partnership of creating jewelry out of glass and metal in 1995, in Durango, Colorado. Kelly's background education in fine art and jewelry design, combined with Mark's extensive skills in metalworking and jewelry fabrication allowed for a natural creative partnership.
Kelly designs and produces the visually-rich enamelwork. After years of exploring and creating in the medium of glass, she became more and more drawn to working with vitreous enamel. Her earlier work consisted primarily of firing enamels and vitreous paints between layers of glass. The luminosity and layers of color held endless fascination and possibilities -- never to be exhausted. She then discovered the joy of firing the enamels onto textured metals. The magical fusion of glass onto metal opened up a new path of creativity. She taught herself the enameling process mostly through…
- Born on October 4
- Joined March 25, 2008