Strive for Perfection . . .

In August I shared my sculptural jewelry with hundreds of Rolls-Royce owners and collectors at their annual meet in Lake Tahoe. I had been invited by St. James’s House, the London publisher of the Rolls-Royce commemorative book, to be featured in the book and exhibit at the event. It was fantastic!! Gorgeous automobiles, some 100 years old, were paraded out and parked on the greens at The Resort at Squaw Creek for all to see and wander among. For those of us who love cars, it was breathtaking! I have discovered a new favorite: the Bentley Continental GT. Red.

The annual commemorative publication is given to RROC members and Rolls-Royce dealerships worldwide. It’s not sold in bookstores, tough to see one unless you know a Rolls-Royce owner who has one. They are special.

However, St. James’s House has made an eBook available that we as partners with Rolls-Royce for the book and the event can share with others. Lavishly filled with Rolls-Royce past-to-present history in photos and prose, and presentations about this year’s event partners, it is a beautiful book indeed!

Here’s the link for you to enjoy it as well! Rolls-Royce 2018 Strive for Perfection

I’m on page 47!

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Wearable Expressions Exhibition

This is a busy month for VOSTENAKStudios! In addition to Milan Fashion Week and the globalDESIGN show, Valerie’s sculptural art jewelry will be exhibited at the Wearable Expressions 7th International Juried Exhibition at the Palos Verdes Art Center in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, from February 10-April 16.

Wearable Expressions began within a group of Palos Verdes Art Center fiber and jewelry artists who wanted to show art-to-wear as a serious artistic medium.  We congratulate Valerie for the honor to appear with this distinguished group of international artists and jurors.

We are pretty proud of Valerie and her accomplishments.

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Milan Fashion Week

As the de facto capital of Italian fashion, February’s Milan Fashion Week is where designers of the largest and most influential brands in the world for men and women show their new collections for the upcoming fall and winter season.

Present once again with top jewelry designers, will be VOSTENAKstudios, exhibiting with Artistar Jewels, as part of Milan Fashion Week-February 22-28, 2017.

We, at VOSTENAKstudios, are excited for Valerie!

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See Valerie at The globalDESIGN Show

As one of just 15 extraordinary artists in the nation, Valerie will be exhibiting her jewelry in Baltimore, MD, February 22 & 23 with the globalDESIGN 2017 show. Created in 2001, by Cindy Edelstein of the Jeweler’s Resource Bureau, The globalDESIGN show offers a way to bring outstanding international talent to the attention of the gallery and store owners who come to Baltimore in February for the fine-art jewelry and crafts on display.

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According to globalDESIGN, The show was “created to answer a need expressed by jewelry shop and gallery owners for a greater variety of  designer jewelry, particularly for those exquisite pieces made outside the United States, than could be found in this country’s major craft shows that by policy restricted  exhibitors to only those who made their products in the United States and Canada.”

If you are in the Baltimore area or plan to be traveling there late next month, consider stopping by and saying hello. Valerie would love to see you.

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