Category Archives: brooches

New Brooches 10.2

Winding things up here in my studio as final details for the Paradise City Arts Festival come together. Photos for you show an overview of work laid out for the Open Studio Party. Then brooches I haven’t posted here yet. Enjoy, and come by the show this weekend. Booth 207, PCAF, Northampton Mass. See you…

New Work, 9.15

Fall has arrived in northern New Mexico. Nights are cold, and the fragrance of piñon and cedar smoke waft through the evening air. Days begin crisp, and warm up later – but with a forecast for heavy snowpack this winter and the aspens just beginning to turn on the mountains, we are ummer has finally…

Lumeria: New Work, Summer 2012

As Santa Fe’s high season continues, and the blessed monsoons have come to cool and moisten the high desert, I’ve been getting deep into the creative process as I get work together for the Paradise City show in October. Cygnii 1 Brooch,   polymer, acrylic, glass    2012         3.25″ x 1…

Come visit my Jewelry Open Studio May 26+27

Hello all- You’re invited to my jewelry trunk show this weekend! Saturday and Sunday May 26+27, from noon to 5pm Showing at my studio: • Stunning, shimmering necklaces that arc and move. • Luminous contemporary brooches. • Evocative hinged pendants redolent of ancient cultures. • Witty, engaging postage-stamp brooches. • Colorful, playful beaded necklaces. I’ll also…

SeaCliff Brooches, mid-winter 2012

SeaCliff Brooch 19,   polymer, acrylic, gold    2012         2.25″ x 2.25″ x .25″ Hello from Santa Fe! How’s by you? Been a productive time in the studio, blurred a bit by a computer crash in mid-January. Communications went awry, but should be sorted out by now. Working in my studio has been very…

SeaCliff Brooches: New Work, Thanksgiving Day 2011

Lovely week in the studio. To purchase any of these brooches, please go here to my Gallery Shop, and let my pleasant and efficient store maidens take care of you. Questions, email victoria@toryhughes.com or call 505-301-9142 Hope to see you at our big 2011 Holiday Open Studios, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3+4th, as twenty-one (21!)…

Tahitian Flora Sketches and Polymer Mokume Gane

Update – Studio work for my Aug. 1 show: My theme is souvenirs of places I have visited, in real life or in my imagination. Today: Papeete, capital of Tahiti: Floral fecundity. In a grand and intriguing gift from the Universe (thanks!) I went to Tahiti several years ago with a small group of wonderful…