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as a classicly trained goldsmith from germany, jane frank moved to burlington, vermont in spring 2007 and shares a shop and workspace with three other jewelry designern since 2009. www.alchemyjewelryarts.com

inspired by classic form from architecture, arts and ancient crafts, she likes to collect antique items from fleamarkets and yard sales, everything from buttons, toys, inlays and carved stones. she gathers pieces and motifs that are no longer appreciated and simply lost their meaning in the present world and recontextualize them in her work, using traditional german craftsmanship as well as modern techniques like precious metal clay, dental composite and casting in order to give them new life.

recently jane discovered the history and charm of chandeliers, fascinated by their sensuality, fluidity and timeless symbol of elegance, she started…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 16
  • Joined August 3, 2008

Favorite materials

all kinds of common jewelry metals, pmc, resin, carved gems, precious gems

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About

as a classicly trained goldsmith from germany, jane frank moved to burlington, vermont in spring 2007 and shares a shop and workspace with three other jewelry designern since 2009. www.alchemyjewelryarts.com

inspired by classic form from architecture, arts and ancient crafts, she likes to collect antique items from fleamarkets and yard sales, everything from buttons, toys, inlays and carved stones. she gathers pieces and motifs that are no longer appreciated and simply lost their meaning in the present world and recontextualize them in her work, using traditional german craftsmanship as well as modern techniques like precious metal clay, dental composite and casting in order to give them new life.

recently jane discovered the history and charm of chandeliers, fascinated by their sensuality, fluidity and timeless symbol of elegance, she started to recreate classic forms of varies centuries into minature,wearable pieces of jewelery.

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