'Oak Ring,' made of sterling silver, chestnut and model railroad landscape materials by Sarah Hood, part of 'The Nature of Jewelry: Botanical Designs and Symbols' at the Peninsula School of Art.
Botanical forms take on new lives and meanings in a new international jewelry exhibit, "The Nature of Jewelry: Botanical Designs and Symbols," opening April 19 and running through July 13 in the Guenzel Gallery at the Peninsula School of Art.
Close to 300 works by 28 studio art jewelry artists from throughout the United States, Canada and Ireland will be on display, and most of the one-of-a-kind pieces are available for purchase.
In addition to viewing the beauty of the pieces inspired by botanical forms, the exhibition provides gallery visitors a window into the inspiration of the works. ...