Sunday, August 24, 2008

Pretty Things Spotlight: Heartworks by Lori

Update: The winner of Heartwork by Lori's art pendant "This Bird Has Flown" is PRETTY FUN! Congratulations! Thanks to all of you who entered.

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Lori Patton, the creatrix of Heartworks By Lori, is inspired and moved by art and the world around us.

It has stirred such a child-like feeling of wonder and amazement in her that she is drawn to create timeless treasures incorporating the two.

Turned off by the exploitative prices charged by many high-end boutiques, Lori she set out to craft vintage-inspired jewelry made in brass and pewter that everyone could afford.

Her art has transgressed over the years and she has been able to also incorporate the work of some of her favourite artists in her jewelry as well. Talented artists such as Lori's brother Brad Weinman or photographer Irene Suchocki help to incorporate "little poems for the eyes" into each handcrafted piece.


"My goal is that you would enjoy ...my jewelry...knowing that the hand that
moved it from raw material into art holds no greater joy than knowing I have moved you as well."


Shown in the body of this feature are new lockets in the works by Lori, which are soon to appear in her shop. Incorporating art such as "Lady with an Ermine" evokes a fondness for the luxury of the past while the "Lotus Love Locket" mixes modernity and vintage so playfully.





Tell us a bit about You…
My name is Lori and I'm 30-something (we'll leave it at that). I'm a true Valley girl,
born and raised, but I currently reside in Culver City (a suburb of Los Angeles, CA). I'm the wife of an amazing man and mommy to 3 quirky and wonderful little superhero boys, Josiah-6, Tommy-4 & Jude-2. I've always been a crafty girl, even in Kindergarten, where Arts & Crafts was by far my favorite subject...still is. In Jr. High School, when all of my girlfriends were learning how to bake like Betty Crocker, I was enrolled in Plastics, Metal & Woodshop classes where I learned to make cool Pacman pencil holders and colorful paperweights. Art has always been a huge part of my family and with my brother as an accomplished illustrator, my uncle as an artist, my grandmother as a composer and artist, and my aunt as an artist. I guess you can say that it was inevitable that I would carry that gene as well. My hands are the avenue through which I express myself and my heart guides me the entire way. I always need to be creating something or else I'd go crazy!

What inspires you?
Ultimately, truth and beauty inspire me. Life and art move me and evoke a special passion and emotion within me that spurs me to create. I'm also inspired by the awesome colors and patterns of flowers and cloudy skies, or a breathtaking sunset and they make me want to capture the beauty in some way by creating "little poems for the eyes" as Irene Suchocki likes to say (she's one of my fabulous collaboration partners). I'm drawn to all things feminine, magical, hauntingly beautiful, deep & precious as well as those things that draw me deeper into the pursuit of the profound...those things that are too wonderful for words. When I create a "piece of heart" for my collection, my sole intention is always to craft something so unique and so emotionally evocative that each person who wears my jewelry would immediately catch my aesthetic vision and make it her own. A little piece of me goes with each piece I make.


What has been your most memorable moment selling your art?
My most m
emorable moment selling my art jewelry was when I had the awesome opportunity earlier this year to create a custom collection for the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. The collection featured art images from the exhibition, "El Greco to Velasquez", comprising Spanish art during the 1600's, set into antique brass frames. Because of the exposure from that commission, I'm currently working on another museum order where I'll create art jewelry featuring the famous art images from Monet, Modigliani and other well-loved paintings from the Master painters. Memorable is such an understatement!

Any advice for fellow artists...
Do what you love and love what you do. If you're in it for
the money, then money will never ultimately satisfy you. True success is creating for the sheer joy of expressing your passion and bringing pleasure and happiness to others from your work. If financial blessing comes from it, then that's just icing on the cake!

If you could be any character whom would it be and why?
I relate to Elastigirl from the movie "The Incredibles" [one of my favorite movies!]. She is very flexible, but at times stretched very thin. In emergencies, she's able to perform incredible displays of courage and strength, all the while remaining calm, practical and keeping her great sense of humor. When confronted with a momentary obstacle, she extends herself [literally] and saves the day and is never bent out of shape, but recoils right back to her normal state. She loves her hubby and kiddos in spite of hard times and as she ages, she diggs her husband even more. Elastigirl is my kind of gal!


Tell us your future plans for your business...
I'm thrilled with the opportunities to work with museums by creating custom art jewelry collections for them and I plan on continuing in that direction as well as having my
jewelry in more boutiques around the world. I'm honored to work with such amazing artists and photographers and I look forward to expanding my art jewelry collections as my collaborators add new stunning images to our line.

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This Give-a-Way is now closed...

Lori of Heartworks by Lori has given away one of
her best selling art pendants entitled "This Bird Has Flown" as part of this week's artist feature. The winner was PRETTY FUN. Congratulations!
This stunning pendant in pewter measures just over 1" and the image inside by the talented photographer Irene Suchocki measures 3/4 of an inch. The winner will receive the pendant only.

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To Enter...
Pick your favourite piece of work from the Heartworks by Lori shoppe and
then comment here to tell us which you fancy and why you like it!
For an extra entry into this contest... Post a comment on any other post on my blog, not including artist features.

How to Comment...

Comment by clicking on "Comments" or the "Post a comment" area at the very bottom of this post and a comment area will come up for you to type in. Then, if you don't have a blog, you may either click name/URL and fill in your name only, leaving the URL area blank or post anonymously. Just be sure to sign your name and leave a way for us to contact you if you win.


Most Important Details...
If your favourite piece from the Heartworks by Lori shoppe is not part of your comment and/or some sort of viable contact information is not included, your entry will be automatically disqualified. Duplicate entries in this post will not be considered.
One entry per person unless you comment on another post on this blog during the week of this feature/contest, excluding artist features. *I DO check every single entry.* Winner has 3 days to contact me with their mailing address. Give-a-way is shipped out via the artist. The winner's name is drawn out of a most fashionable bowl made in Thailand. This contest is open to everyone. All entries must be received by noon on Sunday, September 7th, 2008 PST.

Best of luck to you, my Pretties!

172 comments:

Paula said...

Path of Least Resistance- Art Pendant Necklace is my favorite. Absolutely brilliant work.

Paula




desnomiep@inac.gc.ca

Petra said...

ANOTHER super wonderful artist feature, Raven. How on Earth do you keep them coming?!?

I am loving the Lady and the Ermine locket even though it's not yet available. It's gorgeous!

Petra
quietstorm4951@yahoo.com

Cathe said...

Really beautiful work! My fav is the Coronation- Art Pendant- A la Carte! I love that!!

MageMorgana said...

Love the Starry Night- Art Pendant Necklace..this has always been one of my all time favorite works of art ;)

ladyblue1112000[at]yahoo.com

weeblet said...

ooh- i like the path of least resistance. great shop!

Sandy said...

like the starry night- beautiful work

Jenn S. said...

I really like the Susan- Photo Pendant Necklace. This is a picture of one of my favorite flowers, the brass frame really sets it off.

Cataroo said...

My favorite item on Heartworks by Lori is the Starry Night- Art Pendant Necklace. This painting by Van Gogh has ALWAYS been one of my favorites! I also like the giveaway item -- I'd like to think of it as a testament to my divorce and how I have now flown on to bigger and better things!!

Thank you for a GREAT giveaway!

kygirl said...

Butterfly Garden- Art Pendant A la Carte- Petite Edition is my favorite one, I love butterflies

Catherine said...

I'm loving "A Song for Spring" - the colors and feel are right up my alley.

Annie said...

What gorgeous work!

I like "You Begin to Feel Alone" the pendant!

Thanks

nancyrobster@gmail.com

mar said...

My favorite is "Autumn's Alchemy" Art Pendant - beautiful

beadturtle said...

My favorite is the "You begin to feel alone" - Art Pendant Necklace.

Maja said...

Butterfly Garden Art Pendant.
I love the colors.

angelina115@hotmail.com

souldolphindream said...

I had 2 that I love

messenger-art pendant necklace and she was quieter than you remembered-art pendant necklace it was so hard to choose!!!!!!!!!!

I have chossen she was quieter than you remembered

souldolphindream@earthlink.net

thanks so much

janehixon said...

my favorite is the "You Begin to Feel Alone" Art Pendant.....so many lovely pieces!

kaelanR said...

I like the "Messenger" Art Pendant. They are all really lovely!
karhiannon at aol.com

elaine said...

All the pieces are really lovely,I'm drawn to Butterfly Garden-Art Pendant Necklace!
Elaine R
emrosser@shaw.ca

sulzzz said...

I love "Starry Night" Masters Collection, because... well - it's Van Gogh! =) I just love Starry Night, and the frame is gorgeous!

zlyn88 (at) gmail (dot) com

Hil'Lesha said...

I love the Rock and Roll Wedding.
It is beautiful and unique.

lilacbutterfly [at] earthlink.net

Sonya said...

I really like the Path of Least Resistance- Art Pendant Necklace. I think it is all cute stuff.

mverno said...

love the Contact- Art Pendant Necklace its so unique

Aisling said...

I love the Rouge Art Pendant. It's simple and elegant.

windycindy said...

Hi! I really like her OOAK piece called "Waiting for Daydreams-Adorn It-Art Necklace!" The colored stones scattered about the chain are stunning. Thanks, Cindi
jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

Anonymous said...

SALE-Messenger- Art Pendant Necklace-was 45 is my favorite as it looks so whimsicle.

Nora
neneelynn@yahoo.com

mverno said...

love the "You begin to feel alone" - Art Pendant Necklace

orchidfae said...

path of least resistance

ThisOldHenHouse said...

wow what stunning work! I'm quite smitten with the Autumn's Alchemy - Art Pendant Necklace

Absolutely Stunning!!

marleenandlouie said...

Wow, very different, lovely.

kara said...

I love Atumn's Alchemy. I love anything with a tree. The colors are beautiful and the little flower framing is the coolest! I'm also a fan of Fidgety Flowers. www.kccpets.com click contact

Anonymous said...

Butterfly garden art is my fav.
You are very talented in what you create for sure!

Anonymous said...

clean it up

vibrantfun said...

I like the penny farthing pendant

sweetsue said...

Oh! I love everything! My favorite is the Infinite Minutes pendant because it would match my favorite outfits.

toughturtles said...

Ethereal- Photo Pendant Necklace it looks like a window to the world many well done peices

Damla said...

My favourite one is Infinite Minutes- Art Pendant Necklace. It's so fantastic!

damlakayi (at) yahoo.com

Smooshy said...

I like rock and roll wedding, real cute!

LINDALSHOT said...

I like the butterfly garden pendant.

kdkdkd said...

Autumn's Alchemy- Art Pendant Necklace. Reminds me of hiking in New England in the Fall

Dolores Q. said...

Starry Night- Art Pendant Necklace- Van Gogh. Wonderful work.

DOODLEGIRL said...

Butterfly Garden- Art Pendant- A la Carte because I'm a nature lover

littlelatina said...

I really like Waiting for Daydreams... very pretty and whimsical

Cherry Lane Jane said...

I love the flowerbox pendant
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=13744170


All of her work is just stunning! beautiful feature!

cherrylane.jane@yahoo.com

blueviolet said...

I love the change of seasons and my favorite season is the fall so I love the Autumn's Alchemy- Art Pendant Necklace. It's just beautiful and it just makes me think of home.
doot65{at}comcast[dot]net
Elizabeth

mogrill said...

I really like the Starry Night- Art Pendant Necklace!

silverbele said...

I like the butterfly

wwbd said...

I love flaming June and have a large print of that image in our bedroom - your pendants are magical!

elsie

The Decorated House said...

So good to "meet" you girls!
I've seen Lori's work a couple of time when they were in treasuries most likely.
They are all lovely, but I do love the ones when you feature artist Greg Spalenka.
Exceptional good idea of how to get people to go back and look at the shop! :)
Donna, The Decorated House

Anonymous said...

Flaming June-Art Pendant Necklace-by Leighton is gorgeous!

delilahhhhh@msn.com

llinda29 said...

"A Song for Spring" makes me feel springy

danosor said...

I love the "You Begin To Feel Alone" pendant.It's georgeous.

Cherie J said...

I love the Through the Garden Art Pendant because it is so elegant and I loved the colors. I could see wearing it alot.

cherierj(at)yahoo(dot)com

Pretty Fun said...

So many beautiful pieces it was hard to pick just one. I liked the Agua cuff bracelet and the Song for Spring pendant. Very nice feature.

shiloh said...

I like the "She was quieter than you remembered" art pendant.

Chrissy said...

Goodness these pieces are gorgeous! So hard to pick just one, but if I had to, I would pick Possibly Maybe- Art Pendant Necklace - I absoultely love flower jewlery

Shel said...

I love the "Starry Night- Art Pendant Necklace-Van Gogh" It's always been my favorite picture and I have a copy hanging on my dining room wall.

Patricia said...

One of my very favorite paintings is Starry Night, so that is the pendant I would want.

judybrittle said...

Butterfly Garden-Art Pendant Necklace
is so gorgeous. Thank you so much!
judybrittle at aol dot com

Carolyn D. said...

Autumn's Alchemy is my favorite. The colors are lovely and muted. It would go with so much of my fall wardrobe.

Brandon said...

Nice feature, its alway fun to read more about the artist! i love Messenger and Butterfly Garden they have always been my favs!

Melissa
melissa33brew@yahoo.com

Blandy Snorhal said...

The Penny Farthing Art Pendent instantly became a favourite of mine:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=14538118

I love Penny Farthings AND hot air balloons, so how could I resist?

www.blandysnorhal.etsy.com

Tina12312 said...

So many cool things, but the Bird Has Flown is my favorite, it speaks to me and I love it. Thank you so much for the chance to own it.

Lorry Hill said...

I like the Starry Night- Art Pendant Necklace.

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- Marybeth I. said...

hanging garden, this kiss are my 2 favs!

Karen said...

I love the path of least resistance.

M.A. said...

I love the Spring Grande Art Pendant Necklace because I have a daughter who is always ecologically attuned and since this Spring Grande image seems to me to exude a love of nature I think it would make a wonderful gift for her.

Felicia said...

Starry Night is awesome, thank you. Icetwofire[at]aol[dot]com

SuzyQ said...

"This bird Has Flown"
It's a piece of art, so hauntingly beautiful.I love the colour and the surround is beautifully chunky making a perfect frame for the piece :0)

Suzy @ sailingbystarlight@hotmail.com

Sock Monkey Jungle said...

So many beautiful pieces and so hard to dwindle it down to just 1 ! i love the bird cage pendant also the tree pendant it reminds me of when i was a little girl when i used to lay under a large tree acrooss a field near our home and just stare for ages! very tranquil and beautiful! Lovely free offer and very kind offer * fingers crossed!* blessings all good luck!

Sock Monkey Jungle said...

So many beautiful pieces and so hard to dwindle it down to just 1 ! i love the bird cage pendant also the tree pendant it reminds me of when i was a little girl when i used to lay under a large tree acrooss a field near our home and just stare for ages! very tranquil and beautiful! Lovely free offer and very kind offer * fingers crossed!* blessings all good luck!

Liz said...

My favorite piece is the Rock n' Roll Wedding Pendant. I love it because not only does it have this antique feel about it, like you just found a gem in Grandmother's jewelry box but also because it seems to depict the merging of two great loves. As my significant other plays guitar it symbolizes the passion invoked by love of music and the love of a person. Amazing. Excellent designs all around, thank you for sharing your art.

*Liz*

K said...

My favorite s the Ethereal photo pendant-- it's always nive to be able to carry a sunny day around with you.

Tracy said...

I collect all things butterfly so of course I love Butterfly Gardens, but I was also attracted to Blessings - Grande Art Pendant

Applesaucery said...

My favorites are actually probably This Bird has Flown and the Braille pendant. But all of them are beautiful and incredible.



stuffofthatsort@yahoo.com

vboackle said...

i like the messenger art necklace.

Janice Golden said...

Starry night for me
jaleigh78[at]aol[dot]com

AudreyO said...

I love the Out of the Blue- Art Pendant Necklace. The blue color and the white flowers are amazing.

rhubarbsky said...

Ooo, Ephemera. . . I love the other-worldliness of it.

Izzie said...

I like "The Path of Least Resistance" art pendant necklace, because that summarizes my philosophy!

Anonymous said...

Path of Least Resistance-Art Pendant Necklace is my favorite. It's really great.

Anonymous said...

Waiting For Nightdreams is my favorite. It jumped out at me, and I fell in love.

ladavies7887@yahoo.com

carol drury said...

cdrury@gmail.com
Penny Farthing Art Pendent is very nice!

Andy said...

I like the Agua- Art Cuff Bracelet.

monica said...

theres a lot of lovely ones but i like Autumn's Alchemy- Art Pendant Necklace the best

jennem said...

Vespertina Art Pendant Necklace, because she looks a lot like my daughter.
jennem22 at yahoo dot com

Anonymous said...

the path of least resistance, hands down!
meatwad(at)gmail(dot)com

Anonymous said...

I love The Kiss-Art Locket, just beautiful.

contact susan wiener, swiener1[at]tampabay.rr.com

idahomom said...

like You Begin to Feel Alone art pendant necklace. Thanks for the chance.

Snowberry & Lime said...

Wow, my favourite would be 'Penny Farthing- Art Pendant a la carte', but they are all stunning! Penny farthing is *very* closely followed by the bird has flown.

Interesting read, this interview. :)

Veronika

Emily! said...

My favorite piece in Lori's shop is the Possibly Maybe Necklace!
It is gorgeous & I love the vibrant colors!! It's also really wonderful & unique since it is a collaboration piece!

emilyvaughn[at]breakthru.com

rach said...

my fave is the Lotus Love- Art Locket Necklace. it is just beautiful, is collaborative and participative (as you can add to the other side of it if you want to).

I went through the shop a couple of times and this piece just spoke to me..

http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=14851617

you can find me at dreadpiraterachel [at] gmail [dot] com

Shelley said...

Blessings Grande Art Pendant is just gorgeous but there were quite a number of ones that were equally as beautiful.

Thanks for running this contest and introducing me to this site. I will keep this one for the holidays.

Tori said...

My favorite is Midsummer's Eve - I've always loved that painting and the setting is exquisite.

paula h said...

I love Ethereal- Art Pendant- A la Carte-Petite Edition. It's pretty and calming to look at plus I like blue.

Debra said...

Reach catches my eye and my heart. My mom recently died and she loved trees and to me she is just like the tree in "Reach" ... it truly speaks to my soul

Anonymous said...

Christina - xristya@rock.com - Lori's "You begin to feel alone" necklace is poetic, and the lone tree in the photo represents all of us when we feel isolated, framed by the lovely pewter designed pendant. Poetry integrated into the artwork is such an added plus!

ReneeF said...

Hello, I love the 'Lady with an Ermine' locket because it reminds me of when i went to Eastern Europe on my first adventure overseas...many wonderful memories x
Reneefletcher@gmail.com

Ashleigh said...

I love the "you begin to feel alone" pendant. It's so beautiful! It was hard to chose just one though i see myself being a regular on your sight and I'll let my husband know about it as well for all my gift receiving needs :-) You begin to feel alone impacted me the most because there was a tree just like that one in one of the pastures at my parents' house where I grew up. It made me miss home a little.

Anonymous said...

The bee pendant as I grew up in medina, Ohio, "the sweetest little town on earth" according to the blurb for the honey festival that used to happen each year. It was the home of the A.I. Root company who also wrote the 'bible' for bee keeping...even known here in Australia where I live now. The pendant reminds me of honey ice cream in the park on the square and those funny little wiggly eyed bees made of pipe cleaners.all jewellry should leave you with a memory as you wear it...Karen

Acornbud said...

It's a toss up for me between Penny Farthing and This Bird has Flown. My first choice was Penny Farthing so I'll choose it. It speaks to me of life's contrasts-simplicity/complexity, responsibility/frivolity, reality/dreams.
All the frames are so beautiful.

LadyJemima said...

Yet another fantastic Etsy artist. My favorite piece is Autumn Alchemy, followed closely by Reach (yes, you can tell I like trees!) Thank you for sharing HeartWorks with us. I always enjoy browsing through such talented artists' shoppes.


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Anonymous said...

I love the path of least resistance art pendant necklace! Very creative! Thanks! senekers[at]comcast.net

Karen said...

I just now found out about your creations from the Etsy front page.
B-e-u-t-i-f-u-l!(drawn out pronounciation).

My favorite right now is Susan-Art Pendant-A la Carte.

I imagine it hanging in the middle of my chest like a beautiful glowing heart... In India the center of the chest is where the true "heart" is felt. The "heart of hearts". When you love, you can feel warmth emanating from that very center.

kaylee8 said...

I love the Rouge Art Pendant which reminds me of my mother, a rose was her favorite flower and this is a beautiful design!

Anita Yancey said...

My favorite is the Butterfly Garden-Art Pendant Necklace.
ayancey@dishmail.net

melissajohnson02@yahoo.com said...

I like this one:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=fp_seller_3&listing_id=14921126
I couldn't find on your website, but it is deelish.
I think it is Aqua Art Pendant on Irene's site.
Missy

Mrs. G. said...

My favorite: Peace to You

Very Mary sent me.

You make lovely things.

Raine said...

So very difficult to choose only one but... I think my favourite would have to be your Blessings Grande Art Pendant from your Adorning The Muse collection.
And it's because I get such a strong feeling of Peace, Grace and Abundant Blessings being offered from the woman in the image.
I love the marriage between the image and the setting ~ exquisite!

A glance at my world said...

I love love love the Starry Night Pendant! I have been in love with the painting Starry Night since high school. All of the perdants are amazing!

Deb DiSalvo said...

OK.....after spending almost an hour looking at all the pendants - I seriously love them all.....I think my favorite is She Was Quieter Than You Remembered-Art Pendant Necklace. I also am a huge fan of Jennifer Gordon and this pendant is so sultry and has so much beauty in it. I love the colors and I can definately see me wearing this!!!! Thanks for the chance to win.
Cheers,
Deb

lovejustice said...

Such an amazing artist!
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=12195364
Contact - is my favorite in her art pendant series. It reminds me of those times when you stand ridiculously still hoping that a butterfly or bird or bug will land within your reach just to experience the closeness of something so amazing ... or maybe that's just me ... hmmm. LOL. Anyways.*blush*
-courtney

Kay aka dkswife said...

Swirlpool pendant. It is stunning! Thanks for doing this!

Jen said...

found you from Very Mary.

there are so many beautiful ones, it's hard to choose just one. "You begin to feel alone", "Path of least resistance" both caught my eye, but "Autumn Alchemy" captured my attention. it is simply gorgeous. the colors are stunning, and I currently have a love affair with trees. (as if you couldn't tell)

JenR

VIVI7729 said...

I love the Swept Away- Art Pendant Necklace because it's mystical and the wolf adds that touch...beautiful!

dolls123 said...

I have lots of plates so I like the Antique Gold Mini Easel-3 inches tall

luckydolls123[at]verizon[dot]net

Erica G said...

I like the Float like a Butterfly-Mini Art Pendant.

egreca (at) hotmail {dot} com

SeahorseLady said...

She is a very talented artist. I especially like the beautiful Hanging Garden Pendant and the Tea for Two -Amazonite and Brass Earrings.
I've bookmarked her site for future use.
Thank you for the great giveaway.

Jinxy and Me said...

I like the Path of Least Resistance- Art Pendant Necklace because of the striking design and I like black and white!

JOYVEN said...

I like the Susan - photo pendant

not only a beautiful necklace, but an easel to display it and the earrings - what more could you ask

Kitty said...

I love Swept Away-Art Pendant a la Carte! Such a whistful look on the girl's face!

Anonymous said...

"The Bird Has Flown" took my breath away...it perfectly portrays the flight of new beginning in my life right now! Your work is so inspiring. Thank you for giving away parts of yourself in each inspired piece!

jakugee@verizon.net

Mydori said...

Lotus Love has to be my favorite. I love lockets, and this one is one of the most unique and beautiful ieces I have ever seen.

Anonymous said...

I LOVE the Susan-art pendant. What else :) Thx much for naming it after me. lol.

contact susan wiener, swiener1[at]tampabay.rr.com

pitaharmon said...

The Lotus Love Art Locket is my favorite thing.

yellowlabs said...

I like the Born- Art Pendant Necklace best!

Pat Connors said...

One of the lockets for my wife to have pictures of our children. Thanks for the contest.

risanjax(at)metrocast(dot)net

arvard said...

The "A Song for Spring" is very nice.

ojem said...

my fave is 'lotus love'. the locket. i really want a locket.

Erma said...

Love the Starry Night- Art Pendant Necklace, so pretty.
erma.hurtt@sbcglobal.net

Courtney said...

OMG, you have Starry Night!! It's my favorite painting. I love your artwork.

AmandaSue said...

Really Pretty Jewelry my favorite piece is the "Rouge" Art Pendant Necklace

Cathy said...

Contact is so gorgeous...the butterfly to me is such a gift from God and this shows the vulnerability of both humans and those around them.ashlyn@chuparkoff.com

2twins said...

I love the Autumn's Alchemy- Art Pendant Necklace.

Tiffanie W. said...

I love the pendant: you begin to feel alone. I love how much of the jewerly are pieces that I've never seen before. How original!

sparkofutterance@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

Ephemera Art Pendant; it has a bit of mystery to it.

theyyyguy@yahoo.com

gkstratos said...

Lady M Art Locket is my favorite piece. Beautiful work.
gkstratos@yahoo.com

joannaonthelake said...

I really had to take a lot of time to absorb all of the stunning pieces of art at Lori's Etsy shop. It was hard to narrow it down to which piece is my favorite. I did however, go with the piece that visually spoke to me and it is the Contact- Art Pendant Necklace, that Lori collaborated with photographer Irene Suchocki. The image Irene took speaks volumes to me. I would want to wear this because it represents innocence, a feeling of contentment and serenity. A carefree person who is getting in touch with nature. I would love to know if this was the vision Irene had in mind when she took it. Lori's jewelry is truly little works of art that can be heirloom quality and meant to be passed down from generation to generation.
joannaonthelake@gmail.com

kerri69 said...

I really like 2 of them the swirlpool is beautiful and i really like the messenger these are really neat there different and really stand out

Anonymous said...

My favorite is the Van Gogh Starry Night Pendant.

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Jaime C. said...

I love the Rouge Art Pendant.

calgirl said...

Susan- Art Pendant- A la Carte is my favorite because I like the flower and the color.

Helen said...

I love the Path of Least Resistance- Art Pendant Necklace. It's almost haunting.

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Amy said...

I have been eyeing The Bird has Flown for quite some time, it is my favorite, but all of her pendants are beautiful!

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Heather said...

Wow, the Path of Least Resistance Art Pendant Necklace is an eye-catcher, and that's why I like it. Nice!

AlynS said...

Wow! Your stuff is incredible. I love so many of them it's hard to choose a favorite. They are all so unique and different. I especially like Travels in the Air and the Blessings Art Pin. Waiting for Nightdreams is beautiful as is the Messenger Art Pendant. I'd be happy to own anything from you made!

Deb said...

Oh my gosh... the classics are stunning!! I really love the Rosettis, but when I saw Klimt's The Kiss, I knew that one was for me.

Samantha P said...

i really like the The Kiss- Art Locket Necklace, Gustav Klimt is one of my favorite artists!

girlof80s said...

I like the Starry Night-Art Pendant Necklace-Van Gogh and the Beating Heart of Winter-Art Pendant Necklace the most. They are so nice and totally my style. This is a great giveaway and I really hope I win. Thanks.
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flared0ne said...

"Serenity Aglow" is awesome -- makes quite a girlfriend for James and his magical squiggle in "James and the Giant Peach", which we just watched this evening...

Reach me thru gmail at flaredz0ne (that's a ZERO)!

Mollie G. said...

Rouge, Wound-up, and Swirl-pool all make me tingle -- Beautiful work, very effective presentation and promotion!

Find me through gmail at d3addr0p (the "big" ones are both numbers).

Lori said...

I like the Waiting for Daydreams Adorned- Art Necklace, it looks like a Mucha girl (I really love art nouveau) and the necklace itself looks so vintage. All of it is very pretty, though!

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Swtlilchick said...

My favorite is the Lotus Love- Art Pendant Necklace.It looks magical.
It reminds me of the art work by
my favorite band Led Zeppelin.
Her work is so precise and skillfully crafted.Please enter me
and thanks
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masonsgranny59 said...

Butterfly Garden- Art Pendant- A la Carte pretty:)

purango said...

I love the Swept Away-Art Pendant Necklace. I love the art picture and it would coordinate with a lot of my fall fashions. garrettsambo@aol.com

lilyk said...

I love the Hello Dolly art pendant because it is so pretty!

klp1965 said...

i love the Autumn's Alchemy- Art Pendant Necklace fall is my fav season :)

Roseann K. said...

I like the Butterfly Art Pendant! Beautiful pieces! Thanks for the contest!

lunadelmar said...

I loved Starry Night and your Blessing pendant and brooch. Your pieces are exquisite ! What a wonderful idea to wear our teasured art work. The colors are brilliant and each piece was thoughtfully worked. Lovely lovely lovely

Ludmilochka said...

My favourite is a Lady M- Art Pendant a la Carte with Easel!!!

Vale said...

I love the Hello Dolly- Art Pendant- A la Carte-Petite Edition! Sweet!

Anonymous said...

ops, I forgot... I do it again!

My favourite is the Hello Dolly- Art Pendant- A la Carte-Petite Edition

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artmarcia said...

I really like the Night Flower- Art Pendant Necklace because it looks antique and modern at the same time.

Grace said...

Penny Farthing- Art Pendant- A la Carte because I love hot air balloons.

Zippy said...

The Penny Farthing art pendant...t

Fervent Butterfly Photography said...

It was really, really difficult to pick my favorite, as there are so many beautiful items. So, I *think* my favorite is the Lotus Love Art Locket Necklace. I love butterflies and lotus'. The locket you put the image in is also stunning. Gorgeous piece all around.

jen. said...

I love "Ephemera". It's soft and hiding and brilliant. For whatever reason, I am drawn to dandilions...

+ jen @ eavesdrop.etsy

kdemarte said...

Braille is my favorite. What awesome work....they are all beautiful!

gigglinggoldfish said...

I it so very hard to choose just one of her pieces, they are all so incredible.

I really love though, Contact for its beauty and the frame she chose.

I also love Penny Farthing for its timeless and fun.

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Awesome blog and great feature!

redfuzzycow said...

i really like Butterfly Garden- Art Pendant Necklace, very pretty :)

donna444444 said...

I like the Purple Bee- Art Necklace.
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Pretty Fun said...

Yay! Thank you!!!

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