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Valerie's Jewelry has been Featured in many Publications, Including Ornament, Metalsmith, American Craft, and Smithsonian.
Lois Dubin included Valerie's work in her famous The History of Beads from 100,000 BC - on the front and back
covers and in the Bead Timeline.
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SERENITY, in Sterling Silver,
For Your Coat or Sweater.

Valerie's "Bodhi" Brooch picks up on the theme of the mythical "Bodhi" tree, where a Gautama Buddha was said to be sitting when he achieved enlightenment.

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Need to Make an Entrance?

Do consider this necklace. It’s new and hip and light on the neck, with sterling silver “acorns” and European glass “thistles” floating on delicate sterling silver forms -- the essence of innovative jewelry design. Available by special order.
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A Hint of Tangerine Here....
a Bit of Periwinkle There

Valerie balances colors for maximum visual impact. She's got an eye for geometry, too, combining different beaded structures in a single necklace, from simple to complex and everything in between.

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How Many Tiny Silver Beads in This Beautiful Pair of Sterling Silver "Pillow" Earrings?

Exactly 288 - How many stitches? About 1152. That's right - we stitch through every bead an average of 4 times, making structures to last for a lifetime...and more.
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What Makes Valerie's Work Unique?

Rich colors, elegant forms, and close attention to comfort and durability. Dance the night away in style with these fabulous "Thistle" earrings.

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Create a Necklace to Your Own Taste.
Select the Beaded Elements you like best, then string and restring them in many different ways. You'll have a one-of-a-kind necklace that you designed yourself!
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Only The Human Hand Can Render The Complex Beaded Elements That Valerie Creates.

Only Valerie's unique sense of design can blend the elements so successfully. Here, Valerie's new "Wrap" Necklace. Fresh, colorful, wearable -- a lariat-style necklace in sterling silver and glass, for any season of the year.

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