Lorena Angulo
  • Female
  • San Antonio, TX
  • United States
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San Antonio, Texas
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Since I can remember, art has been a strong influence in my life. I come from Mexico, a country that is so rich in traditions, culture and art. Everything that surrounded me when I was a child living in Southern Mexico (Chiapas) was very important in my formation. I think that I felt more in love with my country when I moved to live in the USA. I miss so many things. This great passion for my culture motivated me to take my first class in metals in San Antonio, Texas. I had so many ideas in my heart that needed to come to life and metal smithing allowed me to do that. . My inspiration comes from my big love for my culture and traditions and this love allows me to create pieces with much soul. -
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Behind the Brooch

This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With this exhibition, I would like to let you in on that secret, something that typically only the maker and the wearer know about. I hope you will enjoy with me this selection of brooches by…See More
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Behind the Brooch: A closer look at backs, catches and pin stems (Book)

Posted on June 13, 2013 at 8:56pm 2 Comments

I started a wonderful project last year about collecting images of brooches from the side we rarely see, the back side. It was such a wonderful experience to see how different artists approached the back look and mechanism of their brooches.

I started looking around for more pictures, and although it was not an easy task I managed to create a wonderful board on Pinterest named, of course, …


Behind the brooch

Posted on January 11, 2012 at 9:15am 6 Comments

I have always thought that the back of any jewelry piece is as important as the front. I always try to have something on the back of my pieces as a surprise for the wearer and also because I think it says a lot about the maker.

Most of the work I do has a detail on the back, I enjoy very much doing it.…


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At 7:02am on April 22, 2015, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership renewal and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through May 15, 2016.
Enjoy crafthaus, participate often!

At 11:19am on December 14, 2013, Fred Zweig said…

This could easily be done on a yearly basis and I hope you will continue this venue.  I will most certainly do my effort to participate in the next one.

At 4:32pm on March 19, 2013, Aleksandra Vali said…

Hi Lorena,

Glad to see you here! It was very nice to have your support on NICHE ceremony. Thank you very much, I really appreciate it!

At 12:58pm on March 5, 2012, Casey Sheppard said…

Thanks for the kind words  Lorena....totally diggin your work, especially your rings...pretty freaking rad!!!!  And thanks for the friends request!!!

At 12:08pm on January 23, 2012, Jillian Palone said…

I guess I didn't realize we weren't friends on here!  

At 3:14am on January 20, 2012, Kim Hyung-Hee said…

Thank you~

your works  very good, too ^^

At 10:17am on January 17, 2012, Thea Clark said…

Thanks for the comment Lorena. Wonderful exhibit idea.

At 12:52am on April 16, 2011, Manya Tessler said…
Lorena, I LOVE your work!!!
At 7:36pm on March 31, 2011, Gail Golden said…
Hi Lorena! I will have some time to work on this page now. I may ask you some questions as I get into it!
At 3:33pm on March 30, 2011, Rebecca Bogan said…
Hola ! Nice to see you here.

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Fleshgem Brooch #1

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10" X 12" X 4.5"

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