Barbara Umbel
  • Female
  • Melbourne Beach, FL
  • United States
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JASR_7920 copy

"beautifully done! "
Apr 30, 2013
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Dec 31, 2011
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1400-07

"breathtaking !"
Jun 5, 2011
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1400-04

"I like how the gemstone looks like a landscape."
Apr 15, 2011
Brigitte Martin liked Barbara Umbel's photo
Feb 7, 2011
Barbara Umbel left a comment for Emi Savacool
"Thanks so much! I find your work amazing as well. I'm looking forward to taking a closer look at your website. Your pieces are innovative and exciting..."
Sep 9, 2010

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melbourne beach FL
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barbara umbel jewelry design
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maker!
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http://www.barbaraumbel.com https://www.facebook.com/barbaraumbel
What media do you work with?
14ky gold, sterling silver, natural sea shells, gemstones and pearls.

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At 4:45pm on October 22, 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.
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At 9:42pm on September 8, 2010, Emi Savacool said…
i absolutely love your use of shells! you've taken something that is often trite when used in craft and totally elevated it. the mix of materials and color is just stunning. i especially love the 4th, 14th, and 15th slides. can't wait to see more from you!
At 9:34am on February 28, 2010, Duffy Designs said…
Barbara, congratulations on being an artist of the week. When I saw the piece I knew it had to be you. You do such incredibly good work.
At 7:51pm on May 14, 2009, Brigitte Martin said…
Dear Barbara :

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