(MV19-01) Artist: Michela Verani, New Hampshire. Dragonflies are much-loved all over the world, and here in northern New England, they are especially loved because they symbolize the onset of summer (and the end to blackflies!). Celebrate this natural wonder with a piece of wearable art by a nationally-recognized jewelry artist. Created from fine silver (PMC) and dichroic glass, this dragonfly stick pin measures 4” long and 3” wide. Hallmarked with the artist’s mark. One of a kind! Price including shipping/handling within the continental USA.
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About the Artist: New Hampshire artist Michela Verani works in metal clay, felt and fused glass. She states: "Creating in one form or another has been a driving force my entire life. The women in my family have greatly influenced this creative spirit and my love of nature."
She found metal clay in 2004 and, after taking beginners' classes, began to work extensively in this medium, which has become her passion. Since beginning in metal clay, she has achieved Art Clay Level 1/Senior Certification, Rio Rewards Certification, is a juried member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen in metal clay and is 4th person in the world to pass jurying for the Metal Clay Master's Registry III. Her metal clay, felted and beaded work continue to win numerous awards, most recently in the 2015 Jewelry Designer's Award in the Metals category from Fire Mt. Gems & Beads.
Michela has authored articles for Fired Arts & Crafts, Art Jewelry, Bead Trends, Metal Clay Today, Metal Clay Artist, The Art Clay Society Quarterly and Bead Unique. Her work has been featured in a number of PMC Guild Annuals and other books on jewelry, as well as many gallery shows throughout the New England area.