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New Year and New NMJA Board !

  Barbara has been elected to the 2015 New Mexico Jewelers Association Board of Directors and looking forward to a great New Year working together with such wonderful colleagues. 

The Association also has a wonderful new website! Check out all the fabulous jewelers and designers in the area here at this link!  In 2014, Barbara and her company bhwydesigns were featured as one of the new up-and-coming jewelry designers in New Mexico. 
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It's a great pleasure to announce that  some of Barbara's work will be exclusively available through
the TAMARACK ART GALLERY in beautiful Northern Michigan near Traverse City.  Click here for a direct link to the gallery.
If you look on this site under COLLECTIONS, you will be able to view the pieces that are only available through TAMARACK. 
                  

 

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The World Famous Jewelry Museum in Pforzheim, Germany

       

   

This Spring, Barbara became a member of the American Society of Jewelry Historians based in New York.  An article for the Society's newsletter is in the works on Barbara's visit this summer to the famous Pforzheim Jewelry Museum in Germany. The Museum collection contains examples of nearly 5,000 years of jewelry and watch design!  
See some examples below.

 

               
      
       Greek-Hellenistic, 3rd-2nd ct.b.c.                          Elisabeth Treskow  Essen, ca. 1941
   
     Photos copyright  Jewelry Museum Pforzheim

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 You are invited to visit my studio and view my collection of jewelry and gemstones. We are located in one of Santa Fe's famous downtown historic neighborhoods. Contact us to make an appointment. 

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If you would like more information on special events and new designs for 2015 be sure to  subscribe to the email newsletter below.

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Barbara will be lecturing on "ANCIENT JEWELRY - A VISUAL JOURNEY of Adornment" on Thursday, MARCH 20, 2014 from 1 - 3 PM.  The program is sponsored by RENESAN - Institute for Lifelong Learning in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  

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"Your jewelry must give you joy and be a unique expression of your individuality. It should also be timeless in design, a quality heirloom to pass on to those you love.  I look forward to hearing from you! Every woman should have a bit of luxury in their life! "                                                                   

Barbara H. Weber Yoffee