Posts Tagged ‘alexandra amaro’

When I started this blog three years ago, the online world was very different. Facebook, Stumblr and Twitter were not part of our daily lexicon. SOOOOOOOOO…Ornamental Elements is moving in a new direction…adding blogs and social networking to our tour of design, color, trends and fashion.

Alexandra Amaro has a full plate…student,  jewelry artist, blogger. ( The featured ring is from her Terra Collection.) ‘Alexandra Amaro is a jewelry artist based in Point Richmond, California who creates fusion designs inspired by the cultures, colors and characters encountered on her extensive travels and residencies abroad. Working primarily with antique African trade beads, precious hardwoods, gemstones and fine metals, she sources many of her materials directly from community artisans and is committed to fair trade practices. Alexandra is currently pursuing a BFA in Jewelry and Metal Arts at the California College of the Arts and plans to launch new collections with increased metalsmithing and lapidary work as a result of the course.’

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