Darlene Martin, Bijouxbead
Amherst Island, ON
Darlene Martin is a full time glass artist and metalsmith who recently moved her workshop to beautiful Amherst Island. Her bijouxbead jewellery collections include bracelets, necklaces, pendants and earrings, featuring her unique glass, supported by precious metals. Martin is known for her use of pure gold and silver directly in her glass, which lends itself to an original, organic and opulent aesthetic. Each of her collections are titled and presented with a compelling story. She participates in approximately twenty juried arts and crafts show per year, including The One of a Kind Show, and her permanent gallery representations are at The Art Gallery of Ontario and The McMichael Canadian Art Collection.
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Bala Cranberry Collection
Georgian Bay Collection
La Tire Sur La Neige Collection
Feature necklace, hand sculped pure silver and pure gold medallion, $495
Young Galaxy Collection
Jumbo lentil pendant, $155
Niagara Escarpment Collection
Abstract sculptural pendant, $155