“LOVE” Design Challenge juried exhibition. Saturday February 3rd – Saturday March 3rd 2018.

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Please join us on Saturday, February 3rd from 4-6pm for the opening reception of our first ever design challenge, “LOVE”.

Seventy Five artists started with the same kit of materials. The goal…design and create a piece that focuses on LOVE. Twenty nine pieces were accepted into the exhibition.

Arrive early to purchase the one-of-a-kind piece that speaks to you or pick out a Valentine gift for the special person in your life. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these poignant and powerful pieces  will go to Toolbox Initiative. Purchases can also be made through our ONLINE STORE.

Award winners will be announced at the opening reception.

Featured image, “Burned by the Fire”, locket. Sarah Sitarz.


“TRANSITIONS”, an Invitational Exhibition. November 4th – December 2nd 2017.

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Please join us for the opening reception of our first Invitational Exhibition, “TRANSITIONS”, Saturday, November 4th, 10 am-6 pm.

Explore the personal interpretations, of TRANSITIONS, by six contemporary jewelry artists.  What is your idea of a transition? Seasons, life cycles, planetary changes? Celebrate the welcoming of November and be inspired by the exquisite work of these six artists, new to ALCHEMY 9.2.5.

Luana Coonen, Anna Johnson, Kristine Bolhuis, Christopher Hentz, Barbara Minor and Shauna Blythe Burke.

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The ALCHEMY 9.2.5 “LOVE” Design Challenge 2017.

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Join ALCHEMY 9.2.5 for our first ever “LOVE” Design Challenge.

Take the Design Challenge.  Buy a “kit” of prescribed materials and create a piece of wearable jewelry that says everything you want to express about LOVE.

Application fee of $39 covers our Design Challenge Kit, compiled by Halstead, and includes shipping within the U.S.

A portion of the proceeds of all exhibition sales will go to The Toolbox Initiative. A big thank you to Halstead for donating three kits to Toolbox Initiative’s artists.

Purchase kit HERE.

Exhibition Dates: Feb 3rd – March 3rd, 2018

1. Proposal: “LOVE”
Join ALCHEMY 9.2.5 for the “LOVE” Design Challenge.
How do you define love? Romantic love, enduring love, unrequited love, first love, secret love, parental love, universal love? This Valentine’s Day Show will explore the many facets of the concept of love and its complex emotions. Express your love by creating a piece of wearable jewelry for our first design challenge using the designated kit (assembled by Halstead). An exhibition of 30 juried pieces will be on display at ALCHEMY 9.2.5. Read More