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Jewelry and Enamels

My work has always been influenced by nature and my environment in some way and is sometimes narrative in theme. I have included stories about a few of the works within the photo album below. Media includes metals and mixed media.

http://www.annaspraguejewelry.com

www.etsy.com/shop/AnnaSprague

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Rochester, New York USA
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Studio & Arts Department
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Jeweler/ Metalsmith & Instructor
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://annaspraguejewelry.com
What media do you work with?
Metals, Enamel, Mixed Media

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At 9:41am on November 11, 2013, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and continued support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through November 15, 2014.
Enjoy crafthaus!

At 2:52pm on September 17, 2012, Leia Zumbro said…

Thanks for the sweet comment, your giant puff ring is fantastic!  What is it made out of?  

At 11:09am on July 23, 2012, Jan Smith said…

anna

thanks for the welcome and kind words about my work and website.  My websiteis the the beautiful work of Michela sorrentino from Hermani & Sorrentino.  really like the work you are doing with casting.   

At 10:36am on December 3, 2011, Giardinoblu said…

Thank's Anna I'm glad to contact you, your work are so delicate and beautiful:))

At 4:42am on December 3, 2011, Gigi Mariani said…

thank you Anna! :)

At 10:42am on April 3, 2011, Lona Northener said…

Anna,

I left a comment but it isn't showing up so just in case it does, this is the second one.  I just wanted to say thank you for your kind words about my work and to say that I also checked out your work and think it is terrific.  I especially like the castings from the grape seeds and your rings.

Lona

At 9:18am on March 13, 2011, danielle embry said…
thanks anna. your metalwork is lovely! :)
At 8:02am on March 13, 2011, carolina apolonia said…

hi anna, it's so encouraging to hear that from someone who's work is so beautiful! and not just the work but the stories behind them... i totally understand it as well as your choice of materials (grape seeds, cleveland ring set...)

would love to see more!

carolina 

At 1:33am on March 13, 2011, Sophia Georgiopoulou said…
And also, thanks for friending me!
At 5:35pm on March 12, 2011, Beverly Tadeu said…
thanks for the kind words, anna
At 5:18pm on March 12, 2011, Barbara Becker Simon said…
Thanks for the kind words!
At 11:35pm on March 10, 2011, Genevieve E. Flynn said…

Anna thanks for friending me!  Your work is so much fun and lovely to view!  Your enamels are yummy and I love the ring that is called Giant Puff!  Hope to connect with you at some point.

Genevieve 

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Backyard Portrait: Winter

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"Loved looking at all the work. What a fantastic idea! :)"
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Mantel Box 230 x 330 x 45 mm

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A piece about childhood, forgotten toys, favorite stories and the loss of innocence as the future beckons, inspired by ‘Garden of Love’ by William Blake.

Image Credit: Diana Greenwood

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