Kathyburhansjewelry

Handmade copper jewelry and sterling silver jewelry!

Santa Fe, New Mexico On Etsy since 2016

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Kathyburhansjewelry

Handmade copper jewelry and sterling silver jewelry!

Santa Fe, New Mexico | 187 Sales

Announcement    The gift giving holiday season is here! Most of the items in my shop are ready to ship and they come in gift box...no wrapping required! If ordering for Christmas, please order by December 14th to ensure a timely arrival! Happy holidays!

I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy during this weird time in our current world! 🙏🏻 The Santa Fe Artist Market is on hold, of course. Therefore, I’m adding new pieces quit often to my shop. I’m having a hard time staying focused during this time, so I’m exploring new techniques and designs. I have quite an eclectic collection in my Etsy shop! I hope you find them as fun as I do! Check back often to see what new (and different!) items I’ve added! Also, follow me on Instagram and Pinterest under Kathy Burhans Jewelry!

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Last updated on Dec 6, 2020

The gift giving holiday season is here! Most of the items in my shop are ready to ship and they come in gift box...no wrapping required! If ordering for Christmas, please order by December 14th to ensure a timely arrival! Happy holidays!

I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy during this weird time in our current world! 🙏🏻 The Santa Fe Artist Market is on hold, of course. Therefore, I’m adding new pieces quit often to my shop. I’m having a hard time staying focused during this time, so I’m exploring new techniques and designs. I have quite an eclectic collection in my Etsy shop! I hope you find them as fun as I do! Check back often to see what new (and different!) items I’ve added! Also, follow me on Instagram and Pinterest under Kathy Burhans Jewelry!

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About Kathyburhansjewelry

Sales 187
On Etsy since 2016

Don't stop creating if that's what your heart needs!

Kathy Burhans Jewelry

I am a self taught jewelry artist and have had a long journey of discovering the type of jewelry that resonates with me. It started with one of those bead looms when I was a kid. Later, I progressed to making earrings with balsa wood, glue and plastic beads! I started to take classes, wherever I could find them, and learned wire weaving, beading patterns, soldering and finally metal fabrication with riveted connections. I fell in love with this method (I'm kind of scared of torches!) and began creating the jewelry you now see. 5/1/17... ok, now I've gotten a lot more comfortable with fire! I've started setting stones and combining them with my love of riveting!

I live and work as an Occupational therapist in the beautiful and inspiring Santa Fe, NM. I love to hike, ski, eat (we have fabulous restaurants), check out to local art and shops and walk my buddy Harley...which is a full time job!

Santa Fe inspires me through its colors, flowers, textures, and rustic (but stylish) western feel. I think there is enough turquoise jewelry artists in the area ;-) and my jewelry adds a unique twist to the Santa Fe style!

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  • Kathy Burhans

    Owner, Designer

    I'm a self taught jewelry artist. I live in the beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico. Santa Fe inspires me through it's colors, flowers, textures, and rustic western feel. It's not tourquoise, but I think I add a unique twist to the Santa Fe style!

  • Harley

    Customer Service

    He's a boy of few words, but gets the job done!

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Last updated on Jun 11, 2019
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Care instructions

Enameled pieces:
These need to be handled with care as they are glass in copper or silver. They will easy break if dropped on a hard surface!

Copper pieces:
I use a special sealant for all of my copper pieces to maintain the copper patina that I intended for each piece. It holds up very well on the parts of your piece that do not directly contact your skin. It can eventually wear off especially on ear wires, inside of rings and bracelet backs. If you don’t like the darkened patina or the green on your skin, simply clean the area with alcohol or copper cleaner and paint over the area with clear nail polish!

Gift wrapping and packaging

All of my items come in a gift box suitable for gifting! I also include several of my business cards with each order.