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Dawn Estrin

Dawn Estrin/Bijou Graphique

"My work presents the natural world as seen through a prism of fantasy and mystery."

Dawn Estrin's love of animals and nature informs much of her subject matter. Using a variety of creative computer tools, the artist combines elements into an illustrative photomontage. Estrin loves the idea of using jewelry as a vehicle for presenting imagery with universal or archetypal suggestions.

Each jewelry design starts with an original hand-built model. Estrin incorporates engraving, stamps, and patterned metal into the pieces. The unusual shapes that contain the imagery are based on special tooling that is handmade in her studio. Estrin is influenced by a number of decorative arts styles, most notably Art Deco.

Dawn Estrin considers herself fortunate to have studied jewelry making at the Cleveland Institute of Art during junior high and high school. She also has a BFA in painting and drawing.

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Black Cat Earrings II
Silver, Pearl & Stone Earrings

$ 99
White Midnight Necklace
Silver & Stone Necklace

$ 146
White Midnight Earrings
Silver & Stone Earrings

$ 120
Nevermore Earrings
Silver Earrings

$ 104
Raven Pin
Silver Brooch

$ 176
Autumn Earrings
Silver & Stone Earrings

$ 110
Dance of the Kelpies Earrings
Silver Earrings

$ 110 - $ 120
Dragonfly Earrings
Silver Earrings

$ 104
Big Bang Earrings
Silver Earrings

$ 120
Black Cat Ring
Silver Ring

$ 90 - $ 110
Snowy Owl Earrings
Silver Earrings

$ 110
Summer Song
Silver Earrings

$ 106
Neko Earrings
Silver Earrings

$ 104
Calico Cat Necklace
Silver & Stone Necklace

$ 140
Black Cat Necklace
Silver Necklace

$ 156
Black Cat Earrings
Silver Earrings

$ 120