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Kathleen Browne / Facsimile

Kathleen Browne / Facsimile

In this new body of work, Browne uses digital images of rhinestones to create decals that are fired onto enamel surfaces. The result is a collection of hand fabricated brooches and neckpieces that in the words of the artist ��serves with humor, to honor the rhinestone � a humble class of everyday jewelry that was a substitute for diamonds and other precious stones.�� Kathleen Browne heads the jewelry/metals/enameling department at Kent State University, Ohio. Artist Reception, Oct. 2, 7-9 pm.

Kathleen Browne / Facsimile

In this new body of work, Browne uses digital images of rhinestones to create decals that are fired onto enamel surfaces. The result is a collection of hand fabricated brooches and neckpieces that in the words of the artist ��serves with humor, to honor the rhinestone � a humble class of everyday jewelry that was a substitute for diamonds and other precious stones.�� Kathleen Browne heads the jewelry/metals/enameling department at Kent State University, Ohio. Artist Reception, Oct. 2, 7-9 pm.

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