Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Jewelry Partnership, Monica Fairbairn and Barbara Trainer

Monica Fairbairn and Barbara Trainer pose with their shared space at the Rosindale Open Studios. They are also posing with wearing their own unique and striking jewelry. They have very different styles but their styles compliment each other.

Barbara has also been making necklaces with Resin pieces along with her other work. It has a wonderful translucent quality.

Monica designs her necklaces with lots of beautiful tribal looking beads and also with Tagua. A natural ivory type of bead made from vegetables. Most of her necklaces have findings and clasps made and designed by Monica herself.

Necklaces made from Tagua Beads

Monica is also been doing her own wire wrapping of stones she has bought from other artisans.

Barbara likes to bring her work everywhere she goes. She is always creating new pieces. Barbara is demonstrating her bead work here. She very skilled at putting unique bead combinations together.

They both have their jewelry at the Dedham Guild

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