Bertoni Gallery

Feb 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Art & Photography Galleries, Artisans, Custom Jewelry, Framing, Jewelry
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Come visit Bertoni Gallery and see our new collection of handmade copper earrings.

Rachel Bertoni-Finstad has been making jewelry since 1982. She has a BA in art education with an MFA in sculpture. Over the years, Bertoni has worked with many different materials however she primarily works with silver and gold, semi-precious & precious stones in her unique handmade jewelry items.

In 2010 Rachel Bertoni celebrated her ten year anniversary at Bertoni Gallery in Sugar Loaf. She is an artist in resident and has created many one of kind and custom designs pieces over the years for both individual clients and manufacturers. Bertoni Designs have been featured in Orange magazine, Prominade magazine, several boutiques and the 2010 movie “the Back Up Plan”. She has also won several awards for her work including the most recent World Gold Council top trend designs for 2010.

Bertoni Designs uses several techniques to create these wonderful works of art. The more sculptured pieces of art are hand carved in wax, then cast using the lost wax casting technique. The casting can be done in a variety of metals such as silver, bronze, gold or platinum. Many of them are one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Many of the wire and sheet metal designs are hand fabricated individually, and are usually limited edition pieces. Bertoni Designs also does custom work, and has been commissioned by many of the countries largest gold manufactures, to create their original wax carvings. The carvings are mass marketed throughout the world.

Sundays in July Music & Poetry Festival
Bertoni Garden StageEvery Sunday in July from 1-5pm Bertoni Gallery hosts a free music festival with live bands in the outdoor Sculpture Garden on Kings Highway in Sugar Loaf. You can find a variety of music styles from regional bands and all are welcome to join us. Bring a blanket, a chair and lunch for a fun day listening to live music. Open to the public.

The last Sunday in July is designated Bill Perry Day celebrating the music and legacy of this international Blues musician. We have partnered with Music for Humanity to create the Music for Humanity Bill Perry Scholarship Award. It is given to a local high school student who shows great promise in music and aspiring to continue their passion and education in music. Each year we have our award ceremony at the close of the music series. Check our website for updated schedule.

Phone: 845-469-0993
www.bertonigallery.com

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