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    Michigan Art Teacher Turned Colorado Artisan

    Posted by Janie Viehman on January 27, 2014 in Featured Artisan

     

    Jacque Kudner

    Remagine Designs

    Armed with a passion to create, Jacque Kudner has always viewed art as one of the most important aspects of her life. Hailing from Michigan, Jacque began her career as a high school art teacher and, while raising her children, she developed and taught a much needed art curriculum for their middle school.

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    Dan Bellm and Jim Maule are Beyond The Tree Woodworks

    Posted by Janie Viehman on December 12, 2013 in Featured Artisan

     

    If It’s Made Of Wood, They Can Build It

    Exquisitely crafted wood items can be found all over this Valley – from kitchen built-ins to doors, from tables to picture frames, and from benches to boxes. A lot of these unique pieces were created by woodworkers from Beyond the Tree Woodworks. Founded in 2002 by Dan Bellm and Jim Maule, Beyond the Tree specializes in “starting with something old, figuring out what to use it for and making it beautiful.” 

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    Richard Schmidt Jewelry Design

    Posted by Janie Viehman on December 2, 2013 in Featured Artisan

     

    Jewelry with soul. . .

    This is the best way to describe jewelry designer Richard Schmidt's unique style. The jewelry that Richard creates always has a special meaning to him. His style is tastefully Texan and reflects the important things in life...love, freedom, and faith.              

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    One-of-a-Kind Guitars by Bar-Z

    Posted by Janie Viehman on November 27, 2013 in Featured Artisan

     

    Relic Guitars Crafted by Artisan Zach Beatty

    Customized guitars are hard to come by these days but The Scarab has them on display for your playing or viewing pleasure. Each guitar is different and each is created by Alaskan resident Zach Beatty of Bar-Z, a musical enthusist who has played the guitar on and off since childhood.

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    Natalie Tischler Jewelry

    Posted by Larry Stone on August 2, 2013 in Featured Artisan

    Jewelry Bohemian and Bold

    Natalie Tischler designs jewelry for heroines and daydreamers. She strives to create timeless pieces that have an authentic feel. Tischler is inspired by bohemian ideas, bold women and living in the moment. Her handmade jewelry will see a girl through her best adventures. 

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